puun (sp. var. puu) 1comm. the base of something, may be used of the base of a tree, post, or mountain. Inumbunak nah puun di tukud ot midangdangkigak. I sat at the base of the post and leaned (against it). Pukyaham nan tabuyug an inhum-ok kun nah maholok nah puun di alad. Uncover the pomelo I hid in the grass at the base of the fence. (sem. domains: 8.5.5 - Spatial relations.) 2trans. to cut near the base of something. Ipuum an munggaat ta adi gagala ya tummol. Cut the grasses near the base so that they will not grow fast. i‑/iN‑. 3I Direct an action toward an object. (sem. domains: 7.8.3 - Cut.) der. mipuun der. nipuunan der. pangipuunan der. puunan