Meaning of áwang



(B) Well, cistern, pithole for bathing or drawing water, water-hole. Also used as a verb. Ginawángan námon ang apán. We dug pits for the locusts (to kill and bury them in), (see bubón, bubón and áwang are used promiscuously in some places, but more generally "bubón" means a water-hole near a river, etc. for bathing purposes, and "áwang" a well or cistern for drawing water for household purposes).