Dap-ay - (Kankana-ey/Applai) A designated place of gathering in a certain sitio ("purok"). It is a civic center where important occassions (eg. Begnas) hosted by such sitio are being held or celebrated. It serves as a place of mediation for elders to settle disputes or other social concerns among the inhabitants before being elevated, as the case maybe, to the Barangay.
It also used to be a place of courtship among singles, and a dormitory for young men where he comes to experience all sorts of ritual on the road to manhood.