- Living with Nature - School on Blog
- Paaralang Bayan sa Himpapawid with Ms Melly C Tenorio 738 DZRB AM, 8 to 9 evening class Monday to Friday
1. Pan-nangan’ awan agsaramsam,
Don't eat between meals
2. Awitemto’t umuna nga bunga
Presume first fruit to be very heavy to carry
(to induce plant to bear more)
3. Agpalpalayog diay sanga ti balete,
Someone (kapre) is swinging in the balete tree
(to hush children to sleep)
4. Niog nga imula, tangadem to’t bungana.
When planting coconut, stoop low, so that it will bear nuts early.
5. Nangisngisit nasamsam-it -
It's a riddle: The more black it is, the sweeter -
bignay or bugnay fruit.
6. Perlas ken lua pangar-arigan
Pearls and tears make a good companion.
7. Nakabasol, umel ken pukol,
The guilty - dumb and armless, and no one else.
8. Alipupus dua, maysa’t muging,
He who has two hair pools (puyo), with one on the
forehead, is stubborn
9. Alimbubuyog sabong nagucrad.
An open flower tempts the bee..
10. Agkimkimat - buneng kumilkilap,
Keep shiny bolo in its scabbard during lightning.
11. Adda mata dagiti ti kaykayo,
Trees have eyes at night.
12. Mang-mangan agsarsarita
Talking while eating induces one to sneeze.
13. Agkakabsat, agkabkabsat,
Brothers against brothers at war.
14. Bislat: pagbaut, pagsurat
Stick for whipping, writing, walking.
15. Agriringgor, Angel nga puraw, nangisit.
If angels and devils fight each other,
wouldn't humans do the same?
16. Puyutam, cuppo-cuppo,
Gently blow the top of his head to tame him.
(usually applied to babies and young children).
17. Tumpaw, tumakder,
Bad egg floats and sinks in water.
18. Kattiliw, tumarektek,
Untrained, it struts, then runs away (refers to fighting cock)
19. Agkedked, agarem.
Unmoved, submits at the end.
20. Bit-bitwen lallaki, babba-i
Stars have no gender.