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The symbolic elements in the Ilocano marriage rituals

THE SYMBOLIC BASI IN THE “DANON” “Danon” means “pumanhik” (negotiations before the marriage) and “basi” means domestic wine extracted from sugarcane. The suitor’s parents normally meet with the girl’s parents and agree upon dowry and the arrangement for the wedding. “Basi” is very strong tool to influence the betrothal. “No adda arak mo, dumanon ka” […]

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CEREMONIAL TEARING OF THE NEW KWF ILOKANO ORTOGRAPHY

CEREMONIAL TEARING OF THE NEW KWF ILOKANO ORTOGRAPHY. Members of the Gunglo dagiti Mannurat nga Ilokano iti Filipinas (Gumil Filipinas) perform a symbolic tearing of the latest Ilokano Orthography released by the Komisyong ng Wikang Filipino (KWF) to express their protest against the new guidelines during a conference that was held at Mariano Marcos State […]

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Ilokano orthography nga impaulog ti KWF, kinontra dagiti mannurat ken mangisursuro

LAOAG CITY – Nagkaykaysa dagiti adu a beterano a mannurat ken mangisursuro a nagipeksa ti protestada iti baro nga Ilokano orthography nga impaulog ti Komisyong ng Wikang Filipino kabayatan ti taripnong nga inangay ti Gunglo dagiti Mannurat nga Ilokano iti Filipinas (Gumil Filipinas) sadiay Mariano Marcos State University iti daytoy a siudad idi Oktubre 27, […]

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SINURSURAN: Makitsismiska manen?

PAPANAM? Mangarruba la bassit. Bigbigat, makitsismiska manen! Makitsismis? Mangarruba, kunak. Ket isu! No mangarruba, makitsismis daytan! Mayatka kadayta? Mapanka laeng makikaarruba ngem ipapandan, diretsuendan a mapanka laeng makitsismis. No tsismis kunatayo, iti kulturatayo a puli, negatibo dayta. Ibusen ti oras nga agpapatang iti awan kaes-eskanna a banag. Saritaen, pagsasaritaan dagiti am-ammo. Ipalgak dagiti limed a […]

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