bongwa 1trans. to cut in half long, hard objects crosswise. Bongwahom nan kaiw ta alak bongwa. Cut that wood so that I can get half of it. Adi mabongwa. It cannot be divided/cut. ‑on/‑in‑, ma‑/na‑. 4A Change structure of object. (sem. domains: 7.8.3 - Cut, 7.8 - Divide into pieces.) 2trans. to cut off a part of a whole; may not collocate with string or cloth. Bumongwa ka nah pinah-on mu. Cut a part from that which you are carrying. 3comm. part of; a portion of objects such as wood, iron; portion of body. Nan bongwan di tabla di alam. The other half of the wood is the one you get. Alam di ohan bongwa nah em binongwan tinapay. You get a part of the bread that you divided. der. nunbinnongwa