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linalang

English: [noun]  “creation”: refers mainly to God’s handiwork and always used with the word Dios or God; “Linalang” kita nga’min ni Amang Dios.” [We are all creations of God the Father.“] “lalang” refers mainly to God’s act of creation; this is a borrowed Bikol (Naga) word popularized obviously by the Spanish Friar’s “Standard Bikol” dictionary published Read More …

lipwas

English: overflow; spillover “Lipwas na yo tobig sa da-od sa sobrang katitigis.”  [Water was already spilling over the da-od* due to excessive pouring of water to it.” *da-od: an olden-day communal earthen-drinking vessel the size of a baby’s head; these were similar to the image below except that a good da-od was one that has Read More …