kikkiku comm. bird species; small and brown, lays eggs in nest in grass, similar to bobwhite. [The kikkiku was compared to a picture of a bobwhite, a woodland bird found in the state of Illinois, US.] Inamung nadan u-unga nadan itlug nan kikkiku ot ihibak da. The children gathered the eggs of the bird and boiled them. gen: hamuti. (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124 - Bird.)
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kilkilang (sp. var. kelkelang; sp. var. kilkiling) comm. a bird species. [It is believed that they sing omens at night.] Hay ittolyah dingngol ku handi ya handi dandani mitungo nan tulang ku ya kumananta nan kilkilang nah nih-up hi balemi ot adi mumbayag ya nakatte nan tulang kun golang. The story I heard before is that when it was nearly time for my brother to be born, there was this night-bird that always sang near our house, and so the baby died in a short time. (sem. domains: 126.96.36.199 - Bird.)
kukkuk comm. bird species, black breast with reddish back; dark face, black feet and beak, a medium-sized pigeon. [This bird is considered dirty so it is not eaten. It is believed to come from dolong.‘fluid of a decomposing corpse’. According to belief, it thaws or liquifies when cooked.] Kalyon nan kukkuk di kuk! kuk! kuk! The buzzard-bird says kuk! kuk! kuk! (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - Bird.)
kuyngut 1sta. for something to be hooked or crooked, e.g. a parrot’s or owl’s bill. Nakuyngut di hobat di bulayyu. The bill of an owl is hooked. na‑. (sem. domains: 184.108.40.206 - Bird.) 2trans. to bend something e.g. a nail or wire. Kuyngutom nan patak ta pangihablayan tuh ligau. Bend the nail so that we will hang the winnower on it. Kinuyngut da nan gigit ot kapyaonah bunwit. He bent the wire and made it into a fishing hook. ‑on/‑in‑. 4A Change the structure of object. (sem. domains: 8.3.1 - Shape.)
maltinit comm. a bird species; medium size, black with white on crown and tip of wings; whistles and can be taught how to talk by trimming the tongue; always go in pairs, male and female. [This bird is similar to the martin bird but different in size.] Damanan matuttudwan di maltinit an kumali. The maltinit-bird can be taught how to talk. (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11 - Bird.)
manuk 1comm. domestic fowl; chicken; also refers to the meat of a chicken. Dakol di manuk na. He has many chickens. 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. Sim: gulukay. (sem. domains: 18.104.22.168 - Bird.) 2intrans. to raise chickens. Mummanuk ka ta waday oggan yu ihda. You raise chickens so that you will have something for viand. muN‑/nuN‑.
mangayyuding comm. black crow; eats corn by breaking off an ear and flying away with it; emits a wak-wak-wak sound. Kinan di mangayyuding nan inhabal kun gahhilang. The crows ate the corn I planted in the swidden-plot. Sim: ban’ug, halagma, butbut₂, gawwang; gen: gawwang. (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124 - Bird.)
paghing 1comm. the spur of a rooster. Ang-angom nan paghing nan manuk. Look at the spur of the chicken. (sem. domains: 126.96.36.199 - Bird.) 2trans. for a chicken to use its spur. [Although there is a specific word referring to a rooster, the word for chicken is more commonly used. Fighting cocks are trained to use their spurs viciously.] Adika mih-up nah manuk te paghingon daka. Do not go near the chicken because it will hit you with its spur. Pumaghing nan manuk hin mih-up ta. The chicken will hit with its spur if we go near it. Napaghingan mo nan poltan na. His rooster has already grown a spur. ‑on/‑in‑, ‑um‑/‑imm‑, ma‑ ‑an/na‑ ‑an. 4B Tactile - Touch contact. (sem. domains: 7.7.1 - Hit.)