kawot trans. 1to hold fast; to grasp. Handih e malting hi Brenda ya ingkawot na ke ha-on ot innang an malting kamin duwa. When Brenda was about to drown, she grasped me and both of us nearly drowned. Pun-ikawot mun hiya yaden punhipag ot ya abun tulang mu. You were holding him while your brother was socking him. Mahakit tun nangikawotanan ha-on dih indani. This part where she grasped me a while ago is painful. i‑/iN‑, puN‑i‑, nangi‑ ‑an. Sim: odon, kapet. (sem. domains: 7.3.4.4 - Hold.) 2to take hold of a handful of something. Kinawot na nan pitok ot ihaad na nah banong. He grasped a handful of mud and placed it on the mud-dike. Kinawot na nan pitok ot ipakpak nan ha-oy. She grasped the mud and threw it at me. ‑on/‑in‑. 4C Convey/bring objects toward agent. Sim: poka, gam’al. 3to cling to someone or something. Inang-ang na nan tindalu ya pun-ikawot nan inana. When he saw the soldier he was clinging to his mother. puN‑ i‑.