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A DICTIONARY SUNDANESE

Ngadlyěukan buku, said of young growing paddy when the joints form in the straw.

Ngadogér, to work with a will, to work vehemently, to use strenuous exertions. Sa umur hirup ngadogér to bogah pimahiěun, working hard all your life time and not having enough to live on. Lumpat ka sawah těulěui ngadogér, to bisa maju ku lěutak, He ran to the sawahs and forthwith struggling vehemently could not advance from the mud.

Ngadu, to fight, to squabble, to dispute. Joined and filled together. (See Adu).

Ngadu biru, to intermingle in a discussion, or take part in it, when you have no right or claim to do so. To interfere in matters which do not regard you. See Biru.

Ngadukěn, to set to fighting; to egg on; to dispute. To fix or set together, as carpentry &c.

Ngadu muk, to abide, to live, to put up or hang out. Di mana ngadumuk na, where does he put up; where does he hang out.

Ngadungkuk, to sit quiet cowered in a heap, with the head hanging down as if in deep thought or in trouble. To show in a round heap, as a big stone or other object at a short distance.

Ngadurugdug, to run or move forward with violence and causing a loud report. To burst out violently. The report of anybody moving with violence, as a stone rolled down a hill.

Ngaduruk, to gather wood together, to pile it up and burn it. This is always done in the humahs after they have been burnt off. Gathering the partially consumed branches and bits of wood, and burning them off in a heap.

Ngagadil, to butt as a goat.

Ngagahgar, to cease to bear fruit, as trees or plants.

Ngagalang, across our road; athwart; anything set up in a ridge so as to form a barrier.

Ngagangsur, to trail along the ground with the belly, as is the case with one of the varieties of Rhinoceros, hence called Badak gangsur. Said of the act of any four-footed animal's belly trailing along the ground, or over logs of wood as it walks along.

Ngagantang, to receive anything, especially rice, by the gantang measure. Paid labourers generally receive their allowances of rice twice a month, and this is called ngagantang.

Ngagantung, to be suspended. To cause a suspension of payments or other allowances. To be relatively higher than something else. Chai na to daik ngochor, ngagantung kénéh ka na sawah, the water will not flow on, the sawahs are still quite suspended over it.

Ngagauk, to bellow, to roar out. (Cf. Ngagoak).

Ngagawing, swinging clear of the ground. Elevated above the ground. Pendulous.

Ngagayěm, to chew, to masticate: to chew the cud.

Ngagapui, dragging along the earth; hanging down on the ground.

Ngagěděg, rushing with impetuosity, as a stream of water, or a crowd of men or animals. (Jav. Gěděg, (Symbol missingJavanese characters) to shake, to move to either side.)