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kfofònBladder.cfbules 1Appendix 12 Body parts of a person
kfôvTo catch; capture, kidnap, take.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-.Yó kem sidek deng tehe gel nmò le lumun monok, semswa tau, mulof, kemfô ngà, kemfô kimu, là bud nmò le du abay se deng wen udin.The evil things they always did before like murdering, getting and giving people (slaves), using the sleep curse, kidnapping children, taking possessions, they don't do now because of the law.-en-, se-.synbuteng 2dauf 1newed 1ewed 2segef 1egefcfslegef 1kemfô sóól butengidiomStrike midnight (lit. reach the middle of the night).Slong le gdofì yó kem tau mulu deng kemfô sóól buteng.The wedding party only arrived when it struck midnight.Deng gmung bè lewók yó kem nes me bà mon deng nen e kemfô ebè kilil tey lewók bong.Our clothes were taken by the waves because a big wave struck the shore.
kfunChest.Des lem kfuhu du yem udélem.Your words hurt my chest.Des kfuhen.He has pain in his chest.Appendix 12 Body parts of a personvTo go around without a shirt on.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-.For more than one person to approach side by side.
kfung1nDust.vTo shake off the dust.Bê ye kenfung kut edini nes sidek boo yó.Don't shake dust on us here with that smelly cloth.ge-, he-, ke, -em-, -en-.Tey kenfung yem gónó hemyón basù.The place to put the glass on is very dusty.se-.cftonok 1adjTo be dusty, full of dust.-em-.Tey kemfung yem lan etmool.All the way downstream the road was very dusty.cftonok 1using 12adjGone instantly; done all at once.Deng tódô sulék mekfung yem tey ken nmou, bà mon tey kbitil le.All that food I cooked was gone all at once, because they were so hungry.me-.Sulék mekfung tniba mà dì na me e sedà elemen.Uncle's rice field was finished all at once when we stood together (working in unity) in it.syndeng 1gotu 2imot 1sulék 3fromulék
kfutengadjDizzy.
kgalnShirt, blouse.vTo wear a shirt, blouse.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-.cfhtung 1lembutung 1
Kinds of blouses
kgal benswitblouse with mother-of-pearl-shells
kgal genlangplain black blouse with red stripes on the sleeves
kgal kenibangblouse with black and white design at the back
kgal nsifblouse covered with embroidery
kgal hentungnA shirt that has buttons.
kgal slénUndershirt.
kgisnPhysical strength; energy; might, force (of nature); power (of machines).Tódô lana kgisu bè yem kwen hmikò do.I lost all my strength when (something) frightened me.adjStrong, forceful, powerful.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-.Tey kemgis yem lenos, gotu hugón silau.That wind was very strong, all my corn was blown over.-en-.syngtu 2hgel 1gel 2knu 1
kivTo scrape skin off bamboo, hair off a pig by pulling the knife back and forth.g-, h-, ke-, m-, n-, s-.syndulis 1cfdis 1saf 1ukét 1
nVagina, female genitalia.Appendix 12 Body parts of a person
kì bolìnCat's cradle, a game using strands of abaca or thread on the fingers.synsabat 1sayà 1
KiambàpnA town on the southwestern coast of Mindanao.Kul gunu seblà nù kem Tboli bè seneged Cotabato bè Snólón, Sbù, efet kól ebè Kiambà.The place where the Tboli dwell is South Cotabato in Sinolon, Lake Sebu, reaching to Kiambà.
kibangnWhite spot on forehead of a horse.adjZigzag design like rickrack, used on blouses, hats.-n-.kgal knibangBlouse decorated with handmade zigzag design.sloung knibang1Woman's hat, fancy, decorated with zigzag design.
kibilnRights; interest; concern in something.Laen dù kóm kibil du.This is none of your concern.synkwalis 1cflabut 1
kibungvarskibungnCircular motion in one spot.vTo circle around; to swirl.g-, h-, ke-, -m-.Là hol me kinì abay se tendo kmibung seblà ta me yem lobun.It wasn't very hot because the clouds always swirled above us.-n-, s-.
kidaladj(Usually of frogs) having small feet with long legs; gangly.Mom kidal yem ngà alì sbintal mdà yóó.This child who is always dancing around (always moving, never standing still) has gangly legs.
kidigvTo tickle.Tey mlò kidig tau mni.This person here always tickles.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Knidigem dé anì hol kmuli.Tickle him so that he'll laugh.se-.cfkilok 1
kifangnA swollen, infected, ulcer-like sore which doesn't break, not long in duration, in the crotch.
kifednRunt, anything that doesn't grow normally.Kô mon se gunun kifed ngà ni là holen móyô mken.It isn't surprising that this child is a runt, he doesn't want to eat.adjCutest.Hol kifed bè kdê le setwoli nim tau ni.This person is the cutest of all his siblings.synkulos 1cftiled 1utì 1
kifuvartkifunDarkness, night.Eles tnógó le hanà mbut kifu yem ken.They cook the food beforehand when it's just getting dark.Nim blotik gel tenngel le ni, sundu yem blotik alì gel ton tekuy mnóng kifu.This star they always look at is not the star we always see shining in the dark of night.Appendix 18 A 24 hour dayadjDark, night, overcast, lacking light; to be dark, as a darkened room.-m-, -n-.Tey myón fak sok gel nelem knifu bulón.The frogs really come out when the moon is really dark. (Nights in the last quarter of the moon when the moon shows late in the night or is gone too early.)antlayag 1synhitem 1
kifutvTo close an opening, as a hole for pierced ears or drawstring purse.Kamaen tdé benlihu là bud geseku du deng mom kifut sol klinguhu.What a waste; the earrings I bought I can't put on anymore. The hole in my earlobe has closed.g-, h-, ke-, -m-, -n-.kifut nawaidiomLonely.sning knifut2A drawstring pouch.
kigòvarhekigòkigùadjWinding, as a crooked road.synlegù 1ligù 1cfbkug 1bkul 1bkut 1kogò 1sigol 1