kalabig 1comm. backstrap of the loom; the backstrap is placed around the weaver to hold the loom and thread taut. Maphod di kalabig mu. Your backstrap is very nice. Whole: ablan. (sem. domains: 6.6.1 - Working with cloth.) 2trans. to use a particular material as a loom backstrap. Pinhod kuy bolat di makawan ikalabig te maphod di inot na. I like the hide of the deer for a backstrap because it’s durable. i‑/iN‑.