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wa-gahsp. var.wa-gaytransto wave one's hand or a cloth at someone
wa-gaysp. var. ofwa-gahtransto wave one's hand, a cloth or clothing to call the attention of someoneTuka pan-iwa-gay hu ngamay tun daka penglawwi.He was waving his hand as they were leaving.Inang-ang ku kapengiwwena-gayin Daniel ni taddung tu ma-lat ang-angen ni tuu.I saw Daniel waving his hat so that people will see it.Simwa-yah3.5.6.1Gesture
wa-hitransto exchange; to swap; to barter; to tradeInwa-hi tu hu wahay tu di hinallung.He exchanged his ax for a double-edged-machete.Inwa-hi tu pantalon tud binuhlan Ernesto. He swapped his pants for Ernesto's loin-cloth.6.8.4.9Exchange, tradeiC1-/iN-Class 3G Conversive action process
wa-leytransto hang something on a rope or treeKele muka iwwena-ley eya wakal di dalan?Why are you hanging those vines on the trail?Dinuntuk nan Foreman hi Frazier ey neiwa-ley di linubid.Foreman socked Frazier and he hung on the rope.7.3.2.4.1HangiC1-/iN-Class 3A Move and position an object at a site
wa-nettransto pull someone’s hair in a fight or when angryTuka pan-iwwanet hu bewek Mary tep impaguhu tu.She is pulling Mary’s hair because she is irritated with her.Simwattang4.8.2FightiC1-/iN-Class 3E Move an object directionally
wa-ngaltransto place or hang something around the neckInwa-ngal tu hu wangal tun linawwan min an meuggip di baley di Bernard.He put his blanket around his neck when we went to sleep at Bernard’s house.Yan eman ni nengikelabutan dad Egypt nan hi Joseph ey binangkiling da hu heli tu et maliputan niya impewa-ngalan dan gumek. (Psalm 105:18) When they put Joseph in prison in Egypt, they bound his feet with chains and they were bruised and they placed an iron collar around his neck. 7.5.9PutiC1-/iN-, impe- -anClass 3A Move and position an object at a site
wa-tekn1a pointed tool that is generally used to break up soil or rock, e.g., a pick, an ax, a hoe6.7.1Cutting tool2to use a pointed instrumentYa wahay hu kapanwa-tek ni buklew ni newang ni kameibbekki.It is the ax that is being used to cut the neck of a carabao that is ritually-sacrificed.
wa-wa1stafor daylight to come; to become dawn; to become morningBangun kayu tep newa-wa law.Wake up because it is already morning.Kamangkewa-wa ey umlibwat kami et umdateng kamid Caccaja ey nandattek.It was becoming dawn when we started (to walk) and when we arrived in Caccaja it was noontime.Inwa-wa da tugal di Nepayew eman ni keleng Baldino.They gambled until dawn during the canyao of Baldino.8.4.1.2.3Time of the dayme-/ne-2transto do something until dawnInwa-wa da tugal di Nepayew eman ni keleng Baldino.They gambled until dawn during the canyao of Baldino.kamangkewa-wakewa-wa-wanewa-wanewa-waan
wa-yahtransto wave with the handInang-ang ku law hi Bandao e inwa-yah tu la ngamay tud talak.I saw Bandao wave his hand at the truck.Hipa ngadan tulli eman tuka iwwena-yah ngamay tu?What is the name of that person waving his hand?Simwa-gay7.3Move somethingiC1-/iN-Class 3E Move an object directionally
waal1transto remove weeds from among the young rice plants in a rice fieldInwaal ni-ngangud Balweg hu payew da.Good for Balweg because he finished removing the weeds in their rice-field.6.2.4.1Cut grassiC1-/iN-Class 3B Move and release an object2intransto weed rice fieldIda manwe-al hu bii ni nunya di payew Telakka.The women are weeding in Telakka’s rice-field today.6.2.4Tend a fieldmaN-/naN-ahiwaal
wadaexis.pred1existential predicate meaning that something exists; there is; there was; there will beYad nehayyukung hu daka pan-a-abbungi tep wada danum diman. It's in the valley where they are building their hut because there is water there.9.1.1.1Exist2to come into existence; to form; to develop; to produce somethingWadaen kunun Puhhut nunya hu simbal tu.It is reported that Puhhut will produce his dowry now.Kan APU DIOS ni hi-gak ey "Hi-gak ey nakka man-uh-uhdung e nakka ang-ang-anga hu planuh idan buhul idan iJudah, nem nak ni kapemeggai-ineng, henin kakeweddain delnun hileng ni ahiani. " (Isaiah 18:4a)The LORD said to me, “As for me, I am looking-down, that is, looking at the plan of the enemies of the people of Judah, but I am just keeping quiet, like the dew forming/developing in the evening at harvest time. 9.1.1.2Become, change state-en/-in-, kawedameweddameweddaanpeweddawadwada-anweddaen
wadagintransto walk about or be seen walking or passing byThis word describes the normal behavior of the Ifugao. The only time a person must stay inside the house is during the prescribed period of mourning for a spouse.Kamanwinnadag di Duppingngay nan Deungyan tep ida kamambinbinangngad di payew ni an mangngunnu. Duppingngay and Deungyan keep passing by because they are going back and forth to the rice-field to work.Endi kamewedday ni hi-gada.They are nowhere to be seen walking or passing by.maN-/naN-Class 1B Movement with a directional component
wadewadna tree variety planted as a boundary between two rice fields owned by different ownersYa etan wadewad ey humman hu kegad di nambattanan ni dewwan payew ni dewwan nambaklang ni tuun kampayew. As for the wadewad-tree, that is the boundary between two rice-fields owned by different people.1.5.1Tree
wadwada-anInf. ofwadavto be wealthy; to be richWadwad-an ida nem hi-gami et hanggela dan umgatang ni payew.They are wealthier than us so they can afford to buy a rice-field.Hankipuh tun gettangen hu hipan pinhed tu tep wadwada-an ida.He can afford to buy whatever he wants because they are wealthy.6.8.1Have wealthCVC2- -an
wagahtransto perform a traditional religious ritual by saying a short prayer before cutting open the sacrificial animalHedin wada imbaki dan killum man pakkadek weggahan da ni handa dineut.When they sacrificially offered a pig, they had to say-a-ritual-prayer before they cut it open.Daut yu law haggud winegahan Binwihan.You can cut it open now anyway Binwihan has said the ritual prayer for it.4.9.5.4Religious ceremony-an/-in- -anClass 5C Goal oriented sites
wagedtransto reconstruct a rice paddyTo reconstruct a paddy, some logs are placed at the base of the rice paddy, along with three posts pounded deep into the ground by the last outside log. The posts are placed at each end and one in the middle to support the logs at the base that will hold the soil used in the reconstruction process all the way to the top dike of the rice paddy.Wineged law nan Pu-huh ni emin hu gedey di payew da.Pu-nuh finished reconstructing all the eroded rice paddies.Hipa kadwan Ginnub ni nanwaged di payew da?Who was the companion of Ginnub in the reconstruction of the eroded rice paddy in their rice-field?7.9.4Repair-en/-in-Class 4A Changes the structure of an object
wagewagsp. var. ofwaggawagtransto proclaim; to make known
waggawagdial. var.bannawagsp. var.wagewagdial. var. ofawagtransto make something known; to announce; to proclaimInwaggawag dan kaalman hu pan-ahwaan di Mark nan hi Minda.They announced yesterday the forthcoming marriage of Mark and Minda.Neiwaggawag ni kaalman hu ellian yud bebley mi.It was announced yesterday about your coming to our place.SimpeamtaInf. ofamtatawag 13.5.1.2.1Announce
wagwagtransto pour out something from a container; to tip out something from a containerIwagwag mu etan kapih di langgusi et mu iha-pey.Pour out that coffee in the sack and go dry it.Simduyagdu-yah 17.3Move somethingiC1-/iN-Class 3B Move and release an object
wahangtrans1to sprinkle water on something, e.g., plants, clothing for ironingKaw winehangan mun danum etan balwasi?Did you sprinkle water on the clothes?1.3.2.3Drip-an/-in- -anClass 5A Changing state of site by adding something2to sprinkle something, e.g., water or other liquid, sand or other powdery substanceWinehangan tun neuubud ni hili hu gaga.He sprinkled the cooked rice with powdered hot pepper.7.3.2Move something in a direction-an/-in- -an
wahattransto clear land for plantingLimmawak et nak ali wahtan eyan kangkun ummaan ku.I went and cleared what I said I would clear for my sweet potato patch.Ag ituluy nan Puddung etan wenehatan tud Panlelbaban tep nandegeh.Puddung did not continue what he started to clear in Panlelbaban because he got sick.6.2.2.1Clear a field-an/-in- -anClass 5B Changing state of site by removal of something
wahayna large axIdwat mulli eya panglu et kapyaen ku ni palek ni wahay. Hand me that piece of wood and I will make it into an ax handle.Hipa kan wahay ni impaneab yu? Whose ax did you use to chop out a big notch?Simputaw6.7.1Cutting tool
wahewatransto fan flies away from a dead personThe traditional custom was to seat the corpse in a chair under the house for a number of days. Relatives would take turns fanning the flies away from the corpse. maN-/naN-
wahittrans1to sprinkle or scatter something with the consistency of salt or sugarWahisim ni asukal winu ahin eya gaga ma-lat wada hu tamtam tu.Sprinkle sugar or salt on this cooked rice so it will have taste.Mangkeiwwehhit idalli annel ni sindalu yud payew et pangkanen idallin sisit ingganah mepappeg hu ugew. (Isaiah 18:6a)The bodies of the soldiers will be scattered in the fields and the birds will eat them until the dry season ends.Simhilitwekay7.3.2Move something in a directioniC1-/iN-Class 3B Move and release an object2to spread things over an areaNangkeiwehit ida hu balwasi di dallin. The clothes are spread all over outside the house.Et iwehit Apu Dios idad puyek et isiked dan mengapya etan ni daka pangkapyaan bebley. (Genesis 11:8)And so God spread them (the people) all over the world and so they stopped building the city that they had been building.iC1-/iN-
wahiwahvto wave a stick or other instrument back and forth to drive away flies or other insectsMu panwahiwah ida eman tukkan ma-lat bumsik ida tep pangkellaten dadda hu u-ungnga.Go and wave a stick at those mosquitoes so that they will go away because they will bite the children.7.3.2Move something in a directionmaN-/naN-