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A bolo; a generic term; a long single-bladed knife used for self defense and as a general utility knife to chop trees, cut grass, plane a board, split wood and the like.
Some bolos are in one metal piece with a rolled handle, hālung, covered with a woven rattan handle covering, allūbung. Others are in four parts: a blade, hanggap 2; a blade shank, ūtong; a shank collar, lū'up; a handle, pā'aw.
Kinds of Bolo
kalahyaw Imported
gambelan Very large
hinālung Double-bladed
lunglungtu Light-weight
pihlit Large
tabas Sickle-bolo
For someone (agent muɴ-) to put on a bolo.
For someone (agent) to put a bolo (theme) on himself, someone else (loc ref -an), tying it to the waist in a scabbard, ho'ot.
For someone (agent CV- + muɴ-) to wear a bolo.
For someone (agent) to use a particular bolo (inst i-) for his bolo, as described above.
For someone (agent -um-; s agent maN-) to give a bolo (theme) to someone (loc ref -an) as a gift.
pananggap; mananggap
It is traditional for the parents of the girl of a newly married couple to give their son-in-law, inapu, a bolo and a spear, hul'ud, shortly after their daughter and son-in-law's marriage.
For someone (agent) to use a particular bolo (inst paN-) for giving a bolo as a gift, as described above.
aban 3 dohag 3
A bolo blade with a separate handle.
uwah 1b
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