Kolan 1comm. a ritual to drive away death, strong winds, or other evil forces from a newly constructed building. (sem. domains: 4.9.5 - Practice religion.) 2trans. to perform the Kolan ritual for a particular building. Kolanan da nan baleda. They will perform the Kolan ritual for their house. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. 5C Goal-oriented site.
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konnat (sp. var. konna ket) adjunct. if such a thing were to happen; supposing that; to conjecture. Konnat ipatna yun idat yu athidin aggayam nah gobernador, kon umamlong ke dakayu weno kon edakayu baddangan? (Malachi 1:8b) Supposing you try to give an animal like that to the governor, would he be happy with you or would he help you? general: The sentence quotation from the book of the Bible, Malachi, is in the context of God speaking to the Israelites about their sacrificing of defective animals to him. Attitudinal. Sim: hin, deket, nu. (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124 - Condition.)
kuling₁ (sp. var. koling) comm. main beams of native house or granary; girders on which a floor is laid. Ip-iphod yun ihaad nan kuling na ta ahi ihaad tudan tabla. Carefully place the girders before we put the flooring. Hay mahmahdol an udyo di iha-ad an koling. The thicker narra boards will be placed as the girders. Dulawon di kuling di baleda. The main beams of their house are made of dulawon-wood. (sem. domains: 6.5.2 - Parts of a building.)
kulinti (sp. var. kuryente) 1comm. electricity; electric current. Maid boy kulinti te waday puwok. There is no electricity again because there is a storm. (sem. domains: 126.96.36.199.4 - Power, force.) 2pass. to be electrocuted. Nakulinti nan ahu. The dog was electrocuted. ma‑/na‑. (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - Kill.) 3intrans. to fish using electric current shock. Eda mangulinti ad Ibulao hi uggadiw. They are going to fish uggadiw in Ibulao with electric current. maN‑/naN‑. Language Of Borrowing: Spanish: corriente.
likkod trans. to go around something; to circle around. Illikod mu nah payo ta ahika dumatong hi baleda. Go around the field then you will arrive at their house. Lanikkodon nan eroplanu nan bilid. The airplane kept circling the mountain. i‑/iN‑, ‑an‑ ‑on. (sem. domains: 184.108.40.206 - Move in a circle.) infl. likkodon infl. nunlinikkod
lingon 1comm. a bird trap. Impakat na nan lingon nah tap-on di habal. He placed his bird trap above the swidden. Sim: appad, hulu₂, bawol, balai. (sem. domains: 6.4.2 - Trap.) 2trans. to trap birds using the lingon trap. Eda munlingon nah muyung. They are going to trap birds in the forest. Liningon na on ut-ut. He caught a wild dove with the trap. An dakol di malingon nah eyu punlingonan? Are there many birds to be trapped in the place where you go trapping? ‑on/‑in‑ muN‑/nuN‑, ma‑. 4C Convey/bring objects toward agent.
lob’ong 1comm. a body of water; a lake; a pond. Eda mungkeke nah lobong ad Ambuwaya. They are going to swim in the lake at Ambuwaya. Sim: baybay, wangwang, wa-el. (sem. domains: 1.3.1 - Bodies of water.) 2trans. to fill depression in earth with water, e.g. a ricefield, a pond; to flood. Em lobngon din payo taku. Go fill our ricefields with water. Limbong da nan payo ot ha-adan dah tilapia. They flooded the ricefield and placed tilapia-fish. Nal-ot di dinlu kinali nalbong di kanal. There was a strong rain that is why the canal was flooded. ‑on/‑in‑, ma‑/na‑.
lon’a 1comm. sand. Eda immalah lona nah pingngit di wangwang. They went to get sand from the riverside. Sim: pantal, dalat₂. (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11 - Soil, dirt.) 2trans. to spread sand somewhere. Lonaan yu nan daulon. Place sand under the house. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. 5A Changing state of site by adding something. 3sta. a sandy place. Malona nan bobleda. Their place is sandy. ma‑. infl. malona
Lunes (sp. var. lunit) 1comm. Monday. Lunis ke on eda mungngunu. On Mondays they go to work. Syn: pinghana. (sem. domains: 18.104.22.168.1 - Days of the week.) 2sta. refers to the coming Monday; when it will be Monday. Malunis kayu ya ume takud Lagawe. Come on Monday we will leave for Lagawe. ma‑. Language Of Borrowing: Spanish: lunes.
mahang-an sta. to be spared from a disaster. Mahang-an po udot di edaka patayon. They will not go to the extent of killing you. Mahang-an ken bokon he-a eyak immalih tu. Were it not for you I would not be here.
malalao (infl. of lalao) sta. to be immoral. Adita makihayyup nadah tatagun mangat hi malalao. Let’s not join in friendship with those people who do immoral things. Hay pangi-eda ya gaga-iho te aton day malalao. As for their way, it’s bad because they do immoral things. ma‑. 6B Characteristics of human nature or life situation. (sem. domains: 22.214.171.124 - Bad, immoral.)
mami 1comm. Chinese or Japanese noodles flavored with pork, beef or chicken, onions and vegetables. Nunha-ang da hi mami. They cooked Chinese noodles. (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.) 2intrans. to eat noodles. Eda nummami hi kad-an da Sion. They went to eat mami-noodles at Sion's place. muN‑/nuN‑. Language Of Borrowing: Chinese.
maN- 1TACR. the prefix encodes a non-past tense and cross-references a topicalized subject-agent; it co-occurs with Classes 4 and 5 verbal roots. <
> Eda manibo nadan nangipaptok ketuweh udum an makan mu maid. Those in charge tried to look for more food but nothing was left. Himmawwang nadan tatagun e manggop ke dida ot pumpate da dida. The raiding people came out and started to attack them to kill them. Da Juan ke Maira din mange. It’s Juan and Maria who are passing by. Sim: naN-. (sem. domains: 126.96.36.199 - Verb affixes.) 2asp. the prefix encodes a present continuative aspect; it co-occurs with roots that have an innate punctiliar aspect. Manatong kami nah ohan bale ya namodwongak an nanibo nah ohan lalaki. As we were arriving near one of the houses, I was surprised to see a man. Hay kalyona ya, kediyen hilong an manganamut, an gawan mon di hilong... He explained to us that the night before while he was on his way home at about midnight... (sem. domains: 8.4.5 - Relative time.) Morphophonology: The N in the form symbolizes a nasal that assimilates to the point of articulation of the first consonant of the root, and then, reduces the consonant. If the first consonant of the root is followed by the ‘o’ vowel, the vowel will also be reduced.
man-uke (comp. of man-u, ke₂) adjunct. the reason being; the reason for. Man-uke kanak hidi ya adalon dan mumbaki nah eda pundongdongollan ya abu. The reason I say that is that they learn to recite the rituals and prayers by listening only. Man-uke ya maid di ammod da kinali umat hina da. The reason that they behave in that manner is because they do not have parents. Man-uke ya maddikit ya man-uke ya natalam. It’s partly that she’s good-looking and partly that she’s clever. Attitudinal. (sem. domains: 188.8.131.52 - Cause, 184.108.40.206.1 - Reason.)
mittala (sp. var. mittulu) 1comm. teacher, female; mentor, female. Mittala mi hi inam. Your mother is our teacher. 2intrans. to become a teacher. Mummittala nan imbabaleda hin maongal. Their child will be a teacher when she grows up. muN‑/nuN‑. Language Of Borrowing: Spanish: maestra.
mungki- TACR. this prefix encodes the component that the activity or action is distributed among agent-subjects who participate in the activity or action; non-past tense. Datuwe kan duduplanu ya mungkakalpu da mungkidadawwin boble. These airplanes come from faraway places. Mungkitalu nadan allama ya umipit da hin eda howngon di baleda. The crabs hid and pinched the children’s hands when they reached inside their holes to get them. Sim: nungki-. (sem. domains: 220.127.116.11 - Verb affixes.)