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abuwan (der. of abu) advpred. this predicate expresses the idea that there is only one reason for what someone is doing or the only thing that is involved; the affix cross-references the action or thing. {This is a modality adverbial predicate that modifies an action.} Hay abuwan tun at-atton dan dakamid uwani ya dog-alon dakami tuh boble. The only thing that they want to do to us now is to drive us away from this barrio. Bokon ya abuwan datuwey matibod Manila. These are not the only things that can be seen in Manila. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. Limiting or minimalizing. (sem. domains: 8.3.5.3.3 - Unique.)

alas comm. hour. Indani ya ena imama-uwan ya maid mo nadan e nangikuyug ke hiya, an wada nin an alas kuwatro mon diye. Then, at about 4:00 a.m. he suddenly noticed that he was left alone by his abductors. (sem. domains: 8.4.1 - Period of time.)

alkus (sp. var. arkus) 1comm. decorations Waday alkus nah kalata te waday piyesta. There are decorations along the street because there’s a feast. 2trans. to decorate Inalkusan da nan simbaan. They decorated the church Alkusan yu nan simbaan. Decorate the church. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano.

almador 1comm. white, sleeveless, native blouse. Nan almador di usalom hantuh manayo kayu. Use your native blouse when you dance. Sim: lamma; Gen: gamgam. (sem. domains: 5.3 - Clothing.) 2intrans. to wear the native blouse. Mun-almador ka tedeyan maka-atung. Wear the native blouse because it is very hot. muN‑/nuN‑.

ambilog₂ 1adj. wide; extending over large area from side to side. Ambilog nan wangwang an e mi gawaon. The river we are to cross is wide. Ambilog tun abok. This mat is wide. Ambiambilog ya dakkodakkol di tatagu. It is very wide and there are plenty of people. aN‑. Dimension quantifier. (sem. domains: 8.2.4 - Wide.) 2trans. to widen something. Ambilogom nan abolom an ulo. Make the blanket that you are weaving wider. Bumillog nan pantalon mu. Your pants will widen. ‑on/‑in‑, ‑um‑/‑imm‑. 3adj. wide; for something to be described as large in size. Timmawid hi Juan hi muyung an ambilog. Juan inherited a wide forest. aN‑. (sem. domains: 8.2.4 - Wide.) der. kinabilog

annunu 1intrans. an agent slides down to a slower level. Nun-annunu nah kaiw. He slid down the tree. muN‑/nuN‑. (sem. domains: 7.2.2.5 - Move down.) 2slide something. 2.1trans. for an agent to slide something down to a lower level. Annunuwon yu nan kaiw. Slide the logs down. 2.2pass. slip down Naannunuy pantalon na. His pants slipped down.

ap-apid comm. crabgrass, two varieties, one grows in the ricefields, the other on dry ground; leaves are used to make baskets, placemats, mats, or for tying things. Kinan di gulding nan ap-apid nah dalan. The goat ate the crabgrass along the road. Digitaria sanguinalis Sim: balili; Sim: hagaga, balili. (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)

ap’ing comm. cheek. Inumpa on lalog nah aping na. A fly landed on his cheek. (sem. domains: 2.1.1 - Head.)

apayo 1comm. fish and crab trap with sharp bamboo prongs pointed inward so fish cannot squeeze out; placed at a point where water exits a rice terrace. Apayoy mahapul hi pangalah yuyu nah payo. A fish trap is needed to be able to get Japanese fish from the field. Ihulbuk mu nan apayo nah dolya. Set the fish trap along the wall of the field. (sem. domains: 6.4.2 - Trap.) 2trans. to use a fish trap for catching fish E nangapyoh Juan. John went to catch fish using the apayo-trap. maN‑/naN‑. Sim: hingihing.

aw’al trans. to embrace; to hug; to put arms around someone or something. Awalom hi inam ta adi ume. Embrace your mother so that she will not go. Iawal mu nah tukud. Embrace the post. Inawal Joseh amana ot ahina bo awalon hi inanan mungkokkogga. Jose hugged his father after which he also hugged his mother who was crying. Mangali nan mun-ango an umawal. The crazy person who embraces people is coming. Adi maawal te makatabba. She cannot be embraced because she’s so fat. ‑on/‑in, i‑/iN‑, ‑um‑/‑imm‑, ma‑/na‑. 4B Tactile - Touch contact. (sem. domains: 7.1.9 - Move a part of the body.)

aw’it₂ trans. to get someone; to bring someone. Awiton yu tun unga ta adi kumga. Take this child along so he will not cry. Deket umali ka ya umawit kah lalaki ta odnana tun ohan sakun tabuyug. When you come, you bring a boy along to carry this sack of pomelos. Maid di maawit an mumbalbal. There’s no one who can be brought along/hired to do the laundry. ‑on/‑in‑, ‑um‑/‑imm‑, ma‑/na‑. 4C Convey/bring objects toward agent. (sem. domains: 7.3.3 - Take somewhere.)

baal 1comm. messenger; utility man during a rich man’s feast. Hiya nan baal Juan. He is the messenger of Juan. Sim: hon’ag, tud-ak, gitgit. (sem. domains: 3.5.2.1 - Report.) 2trans. to send someone on an errand; to command or order. Baalon dakan e gumattang hi itlog. I am going to send you to buy some eggs. Dakami nan ba-ba-alon Apu Dios an mangitudduh kalina. We are God’s messengers to teach his words. Adi mabaal tun unga. This child cannot be sent on an errand. ‑on/‑in‑, ma‑. 4F Adjacency/Adjoining actions. (sem. domains: 7.3.3.3 - Send.) infl. mabaal

babuy 1comm. pig; swine; hog. Matmatabba nan babuy mu. Your pig is very fat. Tobatbalona diday bagol ya aammod ta dumalay-up da ta hay idatong di hagabi ya maphod dan am-in an hin-am-a ya ta dumakol di babuy da ya manuk da. He calls on the gods and his ancestors to witness the arrival of his hagabi-bench so that with its arrival, it will bring along good health for his family and the increase (become many) of their pigs and chickens. (sem. domains: 1.6.1 - Types of animals.) 2trans. to raise pigs. Mumbabuy da. They will raise pigs. muN‑/nuN‑. (sem. domains: 6.3 - Animal husbandry.) der. mababubabuy

Bag’ol 1prop. the Ifugao gods, deities and spirits in general; many sub-classes exist. Deket mumbaki da ya idawatan da nadan bagol hi babuy. If they perform the baki they sacrifice pigs to the gods. Idawat da nadah bagol di kalyon da nah pumbakiyan da. They offer the gods what they say in their rituals. Tobotbalona diday bagol ya aammod ta dumalay-up da. He is invoking the gods and his ancestors so that they will bless (him). (sem. domains: 4.9.2 - Supernatural being.) 2intrans. to perform the bagol ritual. Mumbagol da te mundogoh amana. They are performing the bagol ritual because his father is sick. muN‑/nuN‑. Lourdes S. Dulawan: Ifugao Baki (Rituals for Man and Rice Culture) der. mumbagol n. ph. hambal di Bagol

balaw trans. to feel or show displeasure at some speech or action; to resent; to dislike. Balawonay nuntugun kun hiya. She resented the manner in which I advised her. Adim balawon tun kalyok. Do not resent what I’ll tell you. Binalok nan kinali nan ha-oy. I resented what he told me. ‑on/‑in‑. 4E Perception and Cognition. (sem. domains: 3.4.2.3 - Angry.)

balikit (sp. var. balikis) 1comm. belt; waist band. Kumihang di balikit na te kimmuug. His belt is loose because he became thin. (sem. domains: 5.3 - Clothing.) 2intrans. to use belt around the waist Mumbalikit ka ta adi mag-a nan pantalon mu. You use your belt so your pants will not fall. muN‑/nuN‑. 3trans. to belt the waist area. Balikitam nan gitang mu te ongal di bulwatim. Belt your waist because your dress is too big. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano: balikis. id. kimmihang di balikit ku

balit’uk 1comm. refers to gold metal. Naligat di balituk an mahamak. It is difficult to find gold. Nabalol di balituk. Gold is precious. Eda nunminas hi balituk ad Benguet. They went to mine for gold in Benguet. (sem. domains: 1.2.2.3 - Metal.) 2intrans. to wear gold jewelry. Mumbalituk ka hin ume ka nah kasar. Wear your gold jewelry when you attend the wedding. muN‑/nuN‑. 3deriv V. made of gold. [Gold usually came from the Benguet area or earlier through trade with lowlanders or the Chinese.] Sim: gombang; gen: gum’ok. 4comm. ornaments made of or coated with gold; usually in the shape of an earring. [The traditional necklaces of gold stringed pieces are shaped like a horn and are generally worn with the pang-o agate necklace.] Waday balituk nan attake na. Her necklace has a golden ornament. Gen: gamgam. (sem. domains: 5.4.1 - Jewelry.) der. binalatuk

balko 1comm. belt, may refer to anything which cinches the waist of a woman; may also refer to the traditional woven belt. Nan balkon inam di usalom. Use your mother's native decorative belt. Gen: gamgam. (sem. domains: 5.3 - Clothing.) 2intrans. to wear belt. Mumbalko ka ta adi mag-a nan ampuyom. You use your woven belt so that your skirt will not fall off. Balkowan yu nadan ampuyo yu. Wear the native decorative belt with your skirts. muN‑/nuN‑, ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an, i‑/iN‑. Spec: mayad.

balun 1comm. a packed meal; provision for subsistence away from home which could be either money or food. Adim kal-iwan nan balun mu hin ume kah payo. Do not forget your packed lunch if you go to the fields. (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.) 2trans. to prepare food to take with oneself; to take food or money for travel needs. Balunon yu nan natdaan an ihda. Pack the left-over viand for your lunch. Nap-u mo nan binalun kun pihhu. The money I took along was already gone. Mumbalunak ta adiyak maagangan. I will pack a lunch so that I will not be hungry. Mumbalun kah hinamal. Pack cooked rice for your lunch. ‑on/‑in‑, muN‑/nuN‑. 4C Convey/bring objects toward agent. Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano.

batung 1comm. a dam made of piled stones in the river. Adalom nan batung an kinapya da. The stone-dam they made is deep. (sem. domains: 6.6.7.3 - Controlling water.) 2trans. to build a stone-dam so water will enter an irrigation canal maN‑/naN‑. der. mamatung

batunit (sp. var. butunit) 1comm. buttons. Nag-a bo nan batunit di bulwatik. The buttons of my dress fell off again. (sem. domains: 6.7.5 - Fastening tool.) 2trans. to place buttons on clothing. Butunitam nan pantalon. Place a button on the pants. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. 3trans. to button up. i‑/iN‑. Language Of Borrowing: English: button it.

bayyube (sp. var. bayube) 1comm. a cane-grass symbol of prohibition; no trespassing symbol. Eyak makimmah balen da Gabina ya numbayyube da ot adiyak humgop. I was going to chew betelnut at Gabina’s house but they had placed the prohibition sign so I did not enter. Adika gumawah na te neyay bayube/pudung. Don’t step into that part for there’s a keep-off sign. Sim: pudung, pile. (sem. domains: 3.5.6 - Sign, symbol.) 2trans. to prohibit an action. Bayubeyan yu nadan page nah pingngit di kalata. Put a keep-off sign on the rice grains along the path. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an.

bebe 1sta. the loss of elasticity; elastic is stretched out. Maunuy pantalon mu te nabebe. Your pants slip down because the elastic is stretched out. ma‑/na‑. (sem. domains: 9.1.1.2 - Become, change state.) 2trans. to stretch elastic. Adiyu bebeyon nan lattik. Do not stretch/make the elastic loose. ‑on/‑in‑.

bentahe 1comm. an advantage; a benefit. Ongal di bentahe na te nih-up hi kalatay baleda. He has a great advantage because his house is along the road. (sem. domains: 4.3.4.2 - Help.) 2intrans. to benefit from something done; have more advantages. Munbentahe nadan iTinoc hin miphod nan kalata da. The people from Tinoc will benefit if their road will be fixed. muN‑/nuN‑. Language Of Borrowing: Spanish.

bibyang (sp. var. of biyang) 1) comm. personal concern or personal affairs. Maid bibyang mu te uggem inilay naat. You have no business in being involved because you don’t know what happened. Nganney bibyang mu hin naapputak? What concern is it of yours if I lost? Sim: giman. (sem. domains: 4.1.6.5 - Private, public.) 2) trans. to interfere in someone’s personal affairs; to have concern for something or someone. Adika makibibyang hitu te uggem inilay naat. Do not interfere here because you do not know what happened. Adiyak biyangan. Do not mind me./Leave me alone. Adika makibibyang. Do not interfere. [The meaning of this word always seems to refer to two people: one person has a concern about the personal affairs or business of another person. However, the word is usually used to refer to the negative attitude or feelings of the one who does not want the other person interfering with what he considers to be his personal business or affairs]Sim: alabat. (sem. domains: 4.3.4.6 - Meddle.)