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nHandle (of a knife or hammer); hilt (of a sword or dagger).handle of knife; hiltHinanganku ū pirakun, niyaˈ ne ū barungkun.I am making a handle for my pira-knife, my barung-knife has already a handle.20.2.1Parts of bladed weapons and implementsParts of bladed weapons and implements
vsubjectN-#-an, mag-object-anTo make a handle (for a knife).Geykutaˈumagūsanggut.I don’t know how to make a handle for a sickle.Gaˈniyaˈ ngatu daˈakku ngūhan oroˈkun.Nobody wants (me to tell him) to make a handle for my knife.Ūhanun duhungkun.Make a handle for my hoe.
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vTo smell s.t.; to sniff (at) s.t.smell s.t.; sniff at s.t.Niyaˈtaˈūkkubewuwanduwiˈan.I can smell the bad odor of a durian.Ūkte bangbengngi.We sniff it (to see) if it smells nice.Ūkun koˈ sabun iyan bang bengngi.Smell that soap (to see) if it is fragrant.sengnguthanggut
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vsubjectN-, mag- (recip.)To kiss s.o.kiss s.o.‘Kissing’ is done with tightly closed lips usually not touching the other person with the lips but drawing in air through the nose. It is often accompanied by an ‘mmmm’-sound.Ūkku nakanakin.I kiss the child.Magūksiyepeggeˈ behude magkasuwaˈ.They are kissing because they met just now.Geykungūknakanak iyan, iyuˈ gaˈ bakas mandi.I am not going to kiss that child; he did not take a bath.lipunes
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nNose.nosePitasūng kābewkun.The nose of my carabao is torn.Lanjungūng Merikanuhin.The noses of Caucasians are high-bridged.11.1External body partsExternal body parts
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nDried mucus (in the nose).Ekkatayiˈ ūngnakanak iyan.That child has lots of dried mucus (in the nose).seppun
vsubjectN-To remove dried mucus (from the nose).Neyiˈ ūngkew.Remove the dried mucus from your nose.
ūng-ūngsalmon
nA kind of fish, rainbow runner (possibly).Elagatis bipinnulatus4.1FishFish
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vsubjectN-#-anobject-anTo indulge, gratify, satisfy s.o.’s wishes.indulge s.o.’s wishes; gratify s.o.’s wishesIne-ine kabayaˈanne ūtanne dīnen.Whatever he wants he indulges himself.Keniya-keniyasiyengūtan kinabayaˈande.Each one of them indulges their wishes.duhul
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vsubjectmag-objectpag-To let s.o. have it his own way, give s.o. free rein.have his way, let s.o.Magūtnesiye magsasaˈin peggeˈ gaˈ niyaˈ saweˈde nabal siye.They let the ones fighting have it their way because they don’t have any companions to separate them.Bangsiye magsasaˈ sabalun siye, daˈa siye pagūtun.When they fight restrain them; don’t let them have it their way.