wa-el comm. a small body of running water; a brook; a stream; a creek. Adika ume nah wa-el. Don’t go to the brook. Ume bo kanu nah tap-on di wa-el nah alak ya wadaday ngubungubun mangabat da. He went to the place above the creek in the irrigation ditch and there were mumbling voices. Sim: baybay, wangwang, lob’ong. (sem. domains: 1.3.1 - Bodies of water.)