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The Bikolanos used a kind of little plate or tablet called or a padded one called saop.

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The Sanchez Samareno dictionary gives the phases of the moon for every day of the month; sctot Lisboa Bikolan dictionary defines the parts of the backstrap loom; the Menu icla Hiligaynorf dictionary contains the most extensive glossary of seafaring terms.

Women were generally lighter than men due to occupations like weaw ing which kept them less exposed to the sun. Apparently, neither were the Spaniards aware that low-intensity’ farmers wished to distribute to several different crops the risks of bad weather or infestation by locusts and other pests, nor did they consider that the Filipinos might not have found such annual variation in diet a particular hardship in the first place.

But by far the richest sources of information on Filipino bxrangay are the early seventeenth-century Spanish dictionaries of Badangay languages. Aug 07, Julbs rated it really liked it.

Barangay: Sixteenth-Century Phiippine Culture and Society by William Henry Scott

Though they had willlam sanitran to test henfy quality, most men could estimate its content on sight, and they carried little scales and weights around with them in a special pouch to make spot purchases. Citizen R Kane rated it it was amazing Aug 20, Baug or binogok was the healing period when the wounds were still swollen, and if infection caused the designs to be muddied, they were called just that—mud lusak.

Aside from the regular ones, there were also small balatik for rats. Houses were elevated off the ground on posts and dominated by steep willima, both features appropriate to a tropical environment characterized by heavy rains.


It could also be pounded as fine as flour binokbokand mixed with ingredients like honey and grated coconut barangag prepare confections, or fermented into yeast cakes tapay for j brewing — whence, tinapay: Gold-pegged incisors were noted by Pigafetta in Limasawa and by Urdaneta in Lianga Bay, and plenty of beautiful specimens have been recovered from archaeological digs.

All of them would have contributed to local gene pools, but those new genes would not have carried language skills or tool-making techniques. Scott derived his information to answer the question from an extensive bibliographic base.

These similarities are accounted for in two ways—outright borrowing from other languages, or inheritance from a common ancestral stock.

Hinawak — from haiuak, a tight, lean waist — were men tattooed below the waist, and lipong were heroes tattooed all over except under the G-string like the fancy linipong porcelain jars from China.

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Barangay: Sixteenth-Century Philippine Culture and Society

But if the pegs were tack-shaped, their flat heads overlapped like golden fish scales; or if round-headed, they could be worked into scottt filigreelike designs similar to beadwork. Markets for their wares and services were limited; most did their own carpentry and their wives wove their own cloth.

Lugs called tambuko were carved out of the surface of planks to receive other pieces lashed to them; and pegs and tenons were glued in place with a resin so sticky these broke off before coming loose. Indeed, those withl tattoos right up to the eyelids constituted a Spartan elite.

Barangay: Sixteenth-Century Phiippine Culture and Society

An afterword has been added to examine the survival of sixteenth-century minorities. It could also be pounded as fine as flour binokbokand mixed with scptt like honey and grated coconut to prepare confections, or fermented into yeast cakes tapay for brewing—whence, tinapay: Of course, this goldwork was considered all the more effective if displayed on teeth polished bright red or jet black. From the day Magellan first saw gold earrings, willliam, and spear decorations in Homonhon, Spaniards kept reporting gold jewelry in truly J astonishing quantities.


Once planted, swiddens had to be protected from birds, wild boa, and d eer-though little protection could be taken agamst a swarm of locusts. Nor does it seek similarities with neighboring cultures in Southeast Asia, though the raw data presented should be This book presents a sixteenth-century Philippine ethnography based on contemporaneous sources.

Even after the introduction of the Chinese sugar mill— the one with two rollers geared together and turned by a carabao—when sugar was for sale to those who could afford it, intus remained the main use for sugarcane.

Pusadwas the general term for teeth goldwork, whether they were inlays, crowns, or plating. In Junea Bornean in Limasawa reported that two junks were then anchored in Butuan. A major cluster of his sources is the historical docu- ments published in five collections. The Aga Khan Museum in Marawi displays two complete skeletons just as they were discovered in a Butuan grave: The University of Queensland.

The only root crops they knew were vegetables like radishes and turnips—indeed, the Spanish word for turnip, nabo, was used for roots in general. The still alakan was made of a hollow tree trunk toong and two Chinese vats baong, kawa, or karahay. Mention was made of sma. The head of the ax xuasay was also hafted into the handle; it was only about two fingers wide and could be rotated a quarter turn to be used as an adze.

Regular chewing of anipay root made them black, or the application of a tar-based coating called tapul gave them the appearance of polished ebony, and probably had a preservative effect.