apin trans. to line a container with leaves for cooking rice; to cook rice. [This was especially true when rice was cooked in clay pots; usually banana leaves were used; certain leaves added flavor to rice.] Apinam nan boga. Line the pot with leaves (before cooking) the rice. general: The word may also be used for simply putting rice in a pot for cooking. ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an, muN‑/nuN‑. 5A Changing site by adding something. Sim: ha-ang, bang-ot. (sem. domains: - Steps in food preparation.)