Tuwali Ifugao - English


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balangon comm. monkey. (sem. domains: 1.6.1 - Types of animals.)
balangy’a₁ 1adj. a curved shape. Punggabut di ballangyan otak. The curved bolo is for cutting grass. Qualifier. (sem. domains: 8.3.1 - Shape.) 2comm. an iron scraper fixed diagonally in a wooden handle.
balangy’a₂ comm. lima bean. Naligat an muntanom hi balangya te bumutong. It is difficult to plant lima beans because it causes drunkeness. (sem. domains: 5.2.3.1.3 - Food from vegetables.)
balasang 1comm. young unmarried girl over thirteen; girl; a young lady. Waday imbabalem hi balasang? Do you have an unmarried daugther? Sim: buggan, maddikit, pintas. (sem. domains: 2.6.5.2 - Woman.) 2intrans. for a girl to develop and become a young woman. Bimmalasang kah hingkatang. I didn’t realize you’re a big girl now. ‑um‑/‑imm‑. Language Of Borrowing: Ilocano.
balat 1comm. bananas, generic. Nat-ongan ke nan balat nah habal ne tinabal mu. When the banana in the garden is matured, cut it down. Ad-adiy mipal-um an balat hin ahikotolan te mabatag. It is not good for bananas to be ripened during the cold season because they don’t ripen well, they harden. spec: balangngon, dattok, udding, morado, dippig, lakatan. (sem. domains: 5.2.3.1.2 - Food from fruit.) 2sta. banana plantation. Mabalat nan muyung da. Their forest has lots of banana plants. ma‑. 3sta. The literal meaning of the riddle is that you must cut down the banana stalk to get the bananas. Patayom nih-an di inana ahim ta alan nan imbabalena. (balat) You kill the mother before you can get the child. (banana) (riddle) der. mabalat
balatung comm. mung bean, two varieties, one is green and one is black. Mun-ingngoy idat nan dotag ya balatung hi adol. Mung beans and meat give almost the same nutrients to the body. (sem. domains: 5.2.3.1.3 - Food from vegetables.) der. mabalatung
balaw trans. to feel or show displeasure at some speech or action; to resent; to dislike. Balawonay nuntugun kun hiya. She resented the manner in which I advised her. Adim balawon tun kalyok. Do not resent what I’ll tell you. Binalok nan kinali nan ha-oy. I resented what he told me. ‑on/‑in‑. 4E Perception and Cognition. (sem. domains: 3.4.2.3 - Angry.)
balawang (sp. var. bawwang) comm. a blanket with off-white color; red and white middle. Hay balawang di ulon di nawotwot. The balawang is the blanket of the poor. Sim: kint’og. (sem. domains: 5.1.1 - Furniture.)
balayyan (bale) comm. the placenta of female human or animal. [This can probably be interpreted as the ‘house of the fetus’.] Bimmuddu nan balayyan di gulding. The goat’s placenta came out. ‑an. (sem. domains: 2.1.8.4 - Female organs.)
balbagan comm. a hanging place for things to dry; a rope or wire strung up or a long, thin piece of wood placed across an area. Maphod di waday balagbagan te nadawo hi pangibalagbagan hi pinhod nan mun-ul-ulen mamag-anan. It is good to have a line because it’s always ready for hanging for whatever you want to dry slowly.
balbal trans. 1to wash clothes. Balbalan yu nan nunhannotan yu. Wash your soiled clothes. Pakabbalbalam tun bulwatik. Wash my clothes very well. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an, pakaC‑ ‑an. 5B Remove object from site. (sem. domains: 5.6.4 - Wash clothes.) 2to do laundry as a durative activity. Mumbalbal nan imbabale na. Her child is doing the laundry. Mumbalbal da nah wangwang. They are washing clothes in the river. muN/nuN .
balbal’a comm. mushroom variety, yellow and violet; found in decayed grasses. Tumakutak an mangihdah balbala te wadaday nakdotan. I’m afraid to eat the balbala- mushroom because some are poisonous. (sem. domains: 1.5.3 - Grass, herb, vine.)
balbalatok (sp. var. of balbalatuk)
balbalatuk (sp. var. balbalatok) comm. a bird species, white and brown; like a woodpecker. Linattik na nan balbalatuk nah palayon. He shot the woodpecker in the palayon-tree with a slingshot. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
baldi 1comm. water container made of plastic or metal; a bucket; a pail. Em ihagob tun baldi dih ob-ob. Go and fill this pail with water in the spring. (sem. domains: 6.7.7 - Container.) 2trans. to place something in a pail or bucket. Ibaldi yu nan pantal. Place the sand in a pail. i‑/iN‑. 3A Move object and position at site. Language Of Borrowing: Spanish.
bale comm. a building in which people live; place of residence; house. Makaphod tun bale yu. Your house is so beautiful. Hi uncle nan hi Taguiling inimbitar nah bale da te mumbaki da. His uncle, Tuguiling, was invited to their house because they were to perform the baki-ritual. Hanah dinalan da ya wada on i-itay an babalen lina-uwan dan wadaday i-itay bon tatagun numpumbaleh di. They passed some small huts with small people living in them. Sim: kihikugan, abung, allung. (sem. domains: 6.5.1 - Building.) balayyan der. baleyan der. himbale der. makibale der. mumbale
balegan comm. a bird species. (sem. domains: 1.6.1.2 - Bird.)
balen di alig comm. honeycomb of the alig-bee.
baleyan (der. of bale) trans. to build a house on a piece of land. Baleyan yu nan nih-up nah ob-ob. Build a house near the spring. ‑an.
bal-ut intrans. to grunt; the sound that a pig makes. Mun-bal-ut nan babuy te nan ahu. The pig is grunting because of the dog. muN‑/nuN‑. 1D Sounds. (sem. domains: 2.3.2.3 - Types of sounds.)
balibalinon (infl. of balin) trans. to say the opposite of what was said; opposite. Adim bo balibalinon nan kinali dan he-a. Do not say the opposite of what they told you. CV(C)CV‑ ‑on. (sem. domains: 3.5.1 - Say.)
balib-i 1comm. a bulging abdomen; a swollen stomach due to sickness; may be the result of having a tumor. (sem. domains: 2.5.1 - Sick.) 2sta. to have a swollen stomach. Nabalib-ihan. He has a swollen stomach. ma‑/na‑.
baliga comm. pressure bar used in loom weaving; used to press thread against what is already woven. Inhoplat nan ha-on nan baliga She beat me with the pressure loom. Whole: ablan. (sem. domains: 6.7.8 - Parts of tools.)
balihwat trans. to revive; to renew. Bumalihwat hi Aliguyon hi binuhul di aammod. Aliguyon wants to revive the enmity between ancestors. {trad} ‑um‑.
balikawwa trans. to coil something like wire. Ialim hitu nan nabalikawwa an gigit. Bring me that coiled wire. ‑on/‑in‑, ma‑/na‑. 4A Change the structure of something. (sem. domains: 8.3.1.5.1 - Roll up.)