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abbakana wild banana plantAmung yudda eya labenet ni abbaka et iha-pey yu ma-lat lubiden yu.Gather these wild banana fibrous structures and dry them under the sun so that you can make them into a rope.1.5Plant
abbal1na traditional belief that a certain act or event would cause rain or a stormThe common examples that the people of the villages believed caused rain or storms were laughing at certain animals or at the death of people they considered to be important or prominent.2transto interpret an omen or to cause an omen to be fulfilledKele kaum-abbal hu kaketteyiddan mabeki?Why does the death of shamans cause rain?Kaw makulug ni immenabbal kunun nunman hu tukak?Is it true, according to someone, that long ago the frog has been causing rain?Ya neteyyan Simmicpao hu immabbal tu na-mu et umudan ni tellun aggew.The death of Simmicpao probably caused the storm and so it rained for three days. 4.9.4.6Prophecyum-/-imm-
abbullina black ant species that live on trees1.6.1.7Insect
abbun1nant, genericKaw dakel kunu himmegep ni abbun di baley yu?Is it true that many ants entered your house?1.6.1.7Insect2transants get on somethingDakel himmegep et abbunan da kennen mi.Many (ants) entered and then they got on our food (lit. anted).-an/-in- -an
abek1na sleeping matThis is the generic term for anything used as a sleeping mat.Hi-gam kunu nengalan abek.It is reported that you are the one who took the mat.5.1Household equipment2transto spread a sleeping matMu iebek et maugip teay peteg ugip ku.Spread the mat and we'll sleep because I am very sleepy.Ang-ang mu et agmu abekan mewan etan balwasin akki.See to it that you will not spread the mat over the baby's clothing again.7.3.2Move something in a directioniC1-/iN-Class 3A Move and position an object at a sitei-abek
abeltransto weaveAmtam law na-mun man-ebbel?Maybe you know already how to weave?Kaw negibbuh law ni neiebel hu ippaebel ku?Is the weaving I had you weave finished?6.6.4CraftsmaN-/naN-, iC1-/iN-Class 1C General class - Types of work
abelintransto influence someoneThis word for influencing is generally used in a negative sense.Yadda etan lawah ni tuu ey beken ni hi-gada hu man-ap-apun ingganah di kayyaggud ni tutu-u, tep ebbalinan dadda et ippahding da dama hu lawah. (Psalm 125:3)Those who are wicked shall not be the ones to forever rule over the righteous, because (if this happens) they will influence them and they also will do bad things.3.3.3Influence-an/-in- -anClass 5C Goal oriented sites
abigna story; a parableSynistolyah3.5.4Storya-abbigab-abig
abilegstaa swelling on the body as a result of whippingAntan tu pamehig ni hepliten hu u-ungnga tep um-abileg. Do not whip a child so hard because it will leave a swollen mark.2.5.6.3Swellum-/-imm-Class 2C Physiological functions
ablanwhite meat of chicken; breast of chickenKaw pinpinhed mu ablan manuk?Do you like the white meat of chickens?5.2.3.2.1Meat
abligsp. var.ebligtransto whip someone or have someone whippedEt humman hu, pampeablig kun ebuh ey han ku imbukyat. (Luke 23:16)And so therefore, I will have him whipped before I release him.7.7.1Hit-en/-in-Class 4B Tactile - Touch contact
ablihtransto operate on a personKaw inablih da hi Fernando di hospital?Did they operate on Fernando in the hospital?Nak ali pangngu peablih di Baguio.I will try to be operated on in Baguio.2.5.7Treat disease-en/-in-Class 4B Tactile - Touch contact
abnaktransto spread open, e.g., blanket or matKaw wangal in-abnak dad dep-ul?Was it a blanket that they spread in the dust?Hipa an nengiabnak ni wangal di dep-ul?Who spread the blanket in the dust?7.3.2Move something in a directioniC1-/iN-Class 3E Move an object directionally
abtuintrans1to long for; to desire; to be eager for something, to want somethingThere is a component of intensity which is expressed as impatience in waiting for food or for someone to come.Kaum-abtu u-ungnga ni um-anemut tep neupa.The child is longing for her to return because he is hungry.Daka abtun kennen hu appangdan ey eleg malutu.They are eager to eat the pineapple but it is not ripe.Simihik3.3Wantum-/-imm-Class 2D Emotion and sensation2to be eager and in a hurry to do somethingThis meaning also implies a strong desire to do something.Nakka um-abtu ni umlaw di bebley.I’m in a hurry to go to the barrio.Ida kaum-inglay et humman hu daka abtuin mambangngad di bebley da.They are lonely and that is why they are in a hurry to go back to their place.um-/-imm-
abugaduh1na lawyer4.7.4.1Legal personnel2vto sue someone in court; to go to court to settle mattersKaw man-abugaduh kayun kabbuhhan?Will you sue in court tomorrow?Hipa himmulun et kayu man-in-aabugaduh?What caused you to bring each other to court (sue each other)?4.7.4Court of lawmaN-/naN-
abuh1transto be upset about something and complainA person who is upset does not confront the person involved; instead he complains to someone else.Ebuh anhan hu kanday mabunget ka ey mu ebbuhen.For only that you will be hurt if they say you are an angry man.Inebuh tu etan inhel dan hi-gatun kanday mabunget et tuka pan-ibbaga nanghel nunman.He was upset because they said he is a angry man so he was asking who said that.3.4.2.1.6Upset3.5.1.8.5Complain-en/-in-, ka- -iClass 4E Perception and cognition
abuh2vto overdo or do something beyond one's capabilityIn-abuh tu et pahnen tu tellun dalan ey neatud dalan et ekalan tu kaya mewan.He overdid it and carried thirty bundles of rice, and so he got tired on the way so he removed some.Tuka i-abuh ni mangngunnu et nelinug aggew ey tagan tu ngunungunu.He wanted to do beyond what he could do and so he kept on working even after the sun had set.iC1-/iN-Manner Adverbial Predicates
abukaduhnavocadoKaw wada inang-ang mun abukaduh di Baguio?Did you see any avocado in Baguio?Kele ag ida mantennem ni abukaduh dedan.Why didn't they plant avocado?5.2.3.1.2Food from fruit
abultransto drive or chase away fowl or animals, e.g., chickens, ducks, birds, pigs, dogs, cows, carabaos, goats, monkeys, horses etc.Nan-agahak ni nakka pengebbuebbuliddan manuk di hepnakan.I fell down when I was driving away the chickens from the seedbed.Yu pan-abul manuk di peyew. Go and drive away the chickens from the rice field.Simdeg-aldegyun 1dellun7.3.2Move something in a direction-an/-in- -anClass 5B Changing state of site by removal of something
abuluttransto accept or agree to somethingAggak abuluten tuka ibbaga tep dakel.I did not accept what he is asking for because it is too much.Kele ag kayu man-in-aabulut ni yuka e-ehela?Why don't you agree with each other in your discussion?Simda-yun3.2.5.4Agree with someone-en/-in-Class 4E Perception and cognition
abutadv.predto hurry to do something, e.g., when taking a very sick person to the doctorKele agyu dan iab-abut ni inlaw di hospital etan kamandedgeh?Why aren't you hurrying to take that sick person to the hospital?Endi inna-nun pengi-ebbutan kun ngunuk tep hakey yak.There is no way of hurrying my work because I'm alone.Simelistugahhuganu 1hagedud7.2.1.2Move quicklyiC1-/iN-, pengi- -anManner adverbial predicates
abyuhtransto remove by stripping the soft part of cane or bambooKalli alan bulung ni neyug et abyuhan ta.Go and get coconut leaves and we will strip them.Piga inabyuhan yun hagad?How many did you strip for brooms?7.8.3Cut-an/-in- -anClass 5B Changing state of site by removal of something
ad-adtransto remove something by scraping, rubbing or brushing a surfaceKaw inad-adan mu ngipen mun kakkabuhan?Did you brush your teeth yesterday?Kaw inenad-adan mu hu bangan kaalman?Did you clean the cooking pot yesterday?7.7.5Rub-an/-in- -anClass 5B Changing state of site by removal of something
adaddayInf. ofadayadjunctouch
adahtransto shave off the surface of wood with the purpose of making it smooth, a sharp knife is usedInadhan ku etan lamesaan ey malinah.I shaved the surface of the table and so it is smooth.Tukapan-eddahi etan asip mu.He is shaving the surface of your scabbard.Kaw impaedah mun hi-gatuDid you let him shave the surface?7.8.3Cut-an/-in- -anClass 5B Changing state of site by removal of something