Tboli - English


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legnòvarlegnò sungoynDent, as a tin can; indentation.Béem benli do yem kuleng wen legnoen.Don't buy for me that kettle that has a dent.Wen lebeng bè yem gunun legnò tonok bè yó.There's a grave there where the ground has an indentation.ke-, -m-, -n-.cfdatal 1lebsong 1legsong 1
legolongnMark left where something had been tied tightly for a long time; anything that is small in the middle and thick at both ends.cfglong 2vTo make a mark by tying tightly around something.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.cfleglong 1glong 1
legsànA bundle weighing about 50 kg, as of abaca fiber.se-.Yem benwu gnan kogol gida botong selegsà kdungon dou nbô ebè Tufi.In earlier days after the war, I carried on my back one 50 kg bundle of abaca to Tufi.cfbuku 1butu 2butù 2
legsongvarlebsongadjHollow, sunken, depressed, as soil surface.cflegnò 1
legtusnSound of a bow and arrow being put together in readiness to shoot; sound of something breaking, as a rope holding up something heavy as it stretches and breaks.Appendix 19 SoundsvTo make this sound.Són moen legtus yem fét huyù ngà.The rope on the child's hammock keeps making sounds of stretching.he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
legùnCurve, as a road or river.Tey dê leguen tum lan lemwót gu bè Carmen smolu ebè Damulog.There are many curves on that road going from Carmen to Damulog.s-.Konul bè tu gunun segù él.It was carried away by the water at the curve of the river.synhetfok 1kigò 1ligù 1cfbkug 1bkul 1bkut 1kogò 1sigol 1
legwétnSound of clothes, cloth being torn.Appendix 19 SoundsvTo make this sound by tearing cloth.ke-, -m-, -n-.
legwinA certain kind of rattan with very sour fruit.Appendix 26 Fruits
lehenvTo be slim.g-, h-, k-, -em-, -en-.adjThin, skinny, slim.Ke nbuten wen bunguhen yem halay, mon le mosò lehen.When the rice begins to have its fruit, they say its fill is thin.synkahab 1lóhów 1cfkufê 1kufil 1lufi 1msok lówó 1
lekadangvarhekadangvTo sit or stand with feet apart.g-, h-.To carry a child on hips or back with his feet apart.Béem hekadang yem ngà kô angat lekigang.Don't carry that child on your hip, he might in the future be bowlegged.ke-, -m-, -n-.
lekagangvTo leave in haste.Deng yó lu kem ngà tehe lekagang etuu yu ginu.Here they are now those children who had left there in haste earlier.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.advHastily.Là bud tonem kul kem ngà yu koni deng le sana gotu lekagang mlóy etuu.You don't see those children now who were here awhile ago, they all hastily ran over there (far).
lekahingadjPrompt, as to obey.Tey tilob sen-gyok yó ngà yó, tey lekahing ke wen gunum e mdók du.It's easy to take care of that child, he's prompt if you send him for something.synbetik 1cflekakas 2
lekakas1nSlight rustling sound.Appendix 19 Sounds2advQuickly.Tey mahil mdók du deng sana lekakas lemwót.It's easy to send him, he's already quickly left.cflekahing 1
lekakimfromkakimvTo sit with chin/jaw in hand, in trouble, in idleness, wasting time, not knowing what to do.ke-, -m-, -n-.cfkakim 1
lekalóvTo swing back and forth on a rope, chain.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-.
lekamanRustling sound in the grass, as tiny or big creatures move through.Appendix 19 Sounds
lekasvarskasvTo use something (as a lever) to open something up; to give something in order to obtain what one wants; to get a separation from one's spouse.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-, sems-, sens-.
lekautvTo gallop.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.cfhlóngkóy 1legidù 1lekotut 1
lekà1vargekàvTo open something up, to take the cover off; to twist open.Béem lekà du yó suk kói hnalì.Don't open it with that knife, you might cut yourself.h-, g-.gekau du.I'm not able to open it (a tightly closed lid).k-, -m-, -n-.synbkas 1lekob 1lekót 1lekà2idiomTo be able to get out of, as a mud hole, problem; to be set free.gekae lemen.I'm not able to get out of it.
lekbùnThe sound of something landing in the water.Appendix 19 SoundsvTo jump into the water producing this sound.Laen dumu nmò le kem ngà ni ke là són lekbù etlem él du.These children have nothing else to do if not jumping into the water.g-, h-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
lekdetnSound of something hard to pull out, as teeth.Appendix 19 SoundsvTo make this sound.h-, k-, -m-, -n-.