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jab

1. a quick short blow, esp (in boxing) a straight punch with the leading hand
2. Informal an injection
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In his letter, the writer, Jantan Umbat, described a journey that he and his wife had just made to Tarum Longhouse, in the Saratok District, to pay their last respects, and that of my wife and myself, to a great Iban bard (lemambang) and master woodcarver, Renang anak Jabing, the son, too, of a renowned shaman, who, many years earlier, had been, for me, a major informant.
Fieldwork was done in the lower Saribas and Krian Districts of the Sri Aman Division, and, in particular, I am indebted to Manangs Jabing anak Incham, Asun anak Janta, Bangga anak Anggat, and Digat anak Kotak for their good humor and patience in working with me through many hours of pelian recording, questions, commentary, and explanation.