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ulgudvto tell a story, to recount or narrate past eventsImmenululgud kami et inggana nehileng.We had been telling stories until evening.Inul-ulgud dan nahdem hu meipanggep ni nengubatan deitsun Hapon. They recounted last evening about our war with the Japanese.3.5.4Storyum-/-imm-, -en/-in-Class 2H Behavior
ulhana wild pig; a wild boarYa duntug di Kesi-melan hu kedaklan ni ulha ni nunman la.It was at Mount Kesi-melan where there were many wild-boars in those days.1.6.1.1Mammal
uligv1to sleep together; to snuggle togetherNan-uulig kamid hakey ni apih ni neugipan mi.We all slept together on one mat.Hi-gam pangiulig idan u-ungngan nunyan hileng et hannak ida iulig ni hileng ni kabbuhhan.You be the one to sleep with the children tonight and I will sleep with them tomorrow night.maN-/naN-2to have sexual relationsThis word is used as a euphemism for sexual intercourse.In-ulig tu etan bii ni manghili da.He had-sexual-relations with their woman visitor.iC1-/iN-pengi-ulligan ni beken ni ahwa
ulihna parrot bird species, green in color with a hooked beakThis species tends to move around in a group.Kinan idan ulih hu intanem ina ni gahhilang di habal mi.The parrots ate the corn that my mother planted in our sweet potato patch.Simulalanih1.6.1.2Bird
ulinsp. var.ullinvto roll downhill or awayHinakdel mi keyew et eg maulin. We supported the tree and it did not roll down the hill.Simpuliddanpullig7.2.2.5Move downma-
ulingncharred wood; charcoalYa ngimmalab ni uling hu mika ihha-ad hu pelinha ni mika pemellinhan balwasi.Live charcoal is what we put inside a flatiron to iron clothes.5.5.6Fuel
uliuladjrefers to early-matured fruit or vegetablesDa nan-aladda etan uliul ni mangga.They went and picked all the mangoes that matured early.6.2.1.3Growing vegetables6.2.1.4Growing fruit
ullinsp. var. ofulin
ulluander. ofulunthe place where one lays his head
ulpunthe thigh area of either a human or animalYa ulpu ni kaung hu indawat dan patal tu.It was the thigh of the sow that they gave to him for his share.2.1.3.2Leg
ulu1nheadHipa kayyena-nged ulu tun daka pampenghelin pekillawan tu?Why was he nodding his head when they were telling him to go?Inlaw dadda humman ni pinili dad kad-an idan apostles et ita-pew idan apostles hu ngamay dad ulu da et idasalan dadda. (Acts 6:6)They took those (men) they had chosen to the apostles and they put their hands on their heads and prayed for them.2.1.1Head2vto be the one to lead othersHi-gak nengipengulun hi-gadad Amduntog.I was the one who led them to Amduntog.4.5.3.1Lead3vto do something first; to go ahead of othersHedin hi-gatsun nanengtun mategullin pambangngadan tu ey beken ni hi-gatsu memengngulu, nem mekiddihhan itsulliddan nangketey ni kamengullug ni menammun Jesus ni ellian tulli mewan. (1 Thessalonians 4:15b)As for us who are still living when he (Jesus) returns, we will not be the first, but we will, at the same time, together with the dead believers meet Jesus when he comes again.8.4.5.1.2First4vmay also refer to heads of cabbageDewwan ulun kulet hu gintang tu. He bought two heads of cabbage.ulluanmemengngulunemangulupangulu
ulut1nrice strawRice straws are bound together to make brooms.Mu ala hu ulut et hagadan mu hu det-al di bawang ni baley tayu.Go and get the rice-straw-broom and sweep the floor of our house.Simgu-dang 16.2.1.1.1Growing rice2transto remove rice kernels from the strawsThis is done by holding a group of straws in one hand while pulling the grain kernels off the straws.Ehel mun Henry et tu uluten etan dayyakket et bayuen tayu. Tell Henry to remove the dayyakket-rice (from the straws) so we can pound it.5.2.1.2.1Remove shell, skin-en/-in-Class 4D Release, remove or detach object
um-vdefault affix for Class 2 verbal roots: non-past, cross-references the subjectUm-ali ak di baley yu.I'll come to your house.Ag umbunget hi ama.Father won't be angry.
-um-intransallomorph of prefix um-; used in verbs occurring in dependent clauses, Class 2 verbal roots: non-past, cross-references the subjectLimmaw di muyung et bumitun babuy.He went to the forest and trapped a pig.Heged muwak et nak bumeyun kapi.Wait for me and I'll pound coffee.
um-i-transdefault partitive prefix for Class 3 verbal roots; non-past; expresses a part or quantity of something; someUm-ibegga ak.I'll ask for some of it.Um-ibedbed dak ni bedbed mu.I will use some of your rope to tie.Simumi-8.1.5.1Some
uma1na cleared, uncultivated or forested area2transto clear the plants and trees in an area for cultivationInhel ku lan nan hi Raymundo e kangkuy tu lelgaban la etan inum-an ku.I told Raymundo to burn (the plants and trees) in the area I cleared.6.2.2Land preparation-an/-in- -an
umah1trans1to consume something, e.g., money, food, harvest; to use up somethingThe modern term for umah when referring only to spending money, is called gastu, an Ilocano adopted word for expense or to spend money. For example, the above sentence, Dakel inumah kun papel, would now be expressed as, Dakel ginastuk di papel, when using gastu instead of umah. Inggatang dakemi et umahen tun emin hu nanggatngan tu. (Genesis 31:15:b)(Rachel and Leah said, Our father) sold us and now he has spent all the money he was paid for us.Dakel inumah kun papel.I used much (money) for papers.Simgastu 17.4.6Not have-en/-in-Class 42for a substance or object to cease to exist; to disappear; to be consumedEy ida kameummah hu kedunduntug e henin kakeummahin lilin ni kapehding nan Apu Dios e Ap-apun emin ni wadad puyek. (Psalm 97:5)And the mountains disappear/cease-to-exist like the disappearing of wax/candles by action of the LORD GOD, the Lord of all the earth.
umah2stato dissolve in a liquid, e,g. sugar, saltKameummah di danum hu asukal niya ahin. Sugar and salt dissolve in water.me-/ne-
umi-va partitive non-past prefix, an allomorph of um-i-; expresses a part or quantity of something; some; anyAlam pihhuh et ka umihepul ni killum.Get the money and use some to find a pig.Aggak umidwengI didn't use any to hunt.Simum-i-Morphosyntax: This prefix co-occurs with verbs in negated or dependent clauses.9.2.9.1Verb affixes
umlawInf. ofelaw1intranswill goUmlaw itsun kabbuhan.We will go tomorrow.7.2.3.2Goum-Class 2A Movement from one place to another
umpateyInf. ofpateyvwill killBindang da Danny ni bina-dungan tu tep umpatey ni tuu.They restrained Danny when he created trouble because he was going to kill somebody.2.6.6.1Killum-/-imm-
unelnthe innermost core of banana plantsYa unel ey humman kapambalinin gawwan annel ni balat hedin kamangkepuhhui.Unel is the term used to refer to the changing of the innermost core of a banana plant when its banana blossom is developing.1.5Plant
unengalnmay refer only to a male pig that has not been castratedYa etan unengal ni kaiggatang Lummawig ey lidem.The male pig that Lummawig is selling is black.1.6.7Male and female animals
ungbal1intransto converse; discuss; carry on a conversationNedalat ni nan-ung-ungbalan mi. It was recalled when we were having a conversation. Nakkaum-agel ni mekiungbal tep mabunget angah tu.I am hesitant to talk with him because his face shows anger.3.5.1.4Speak with othersmaN-/naN-, meki-/neki-Speech Verbs - General2transto discuss a particular topic...“Nelakah ni ewwatan humman ni elaw, tep emin kayu ey mabalin ni nemnemen yu niya ung-ungbalen yu hu meippanggep nunman.” (Romans 10:8b)...“It is easy to understand that way, for all of you can think about it and you can discuss that.” -en/-in-
ungnga1nhuman offspring; childThis word may refer to either gender; the context will clarify whether a son or daughter is referred to.Hi Jack ey ungngad Bugan nan Nadyahan di Kiangan.Jack is the son of Bugan and Nadyahan of Kiangan.2.6.4.2Child2transto give birthLaki hu in-ungngan Marieta.Marieta gave birth to a son.2.6.3BirthiC1-/iN-u-ungnga