Tboli - English


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sbewegvTo confuse, disturb, muddle.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.synsiwól 1skitut 1cfkwakê 1adjConfused, mixed up, frustrated.synheksów 1ksów 2skibol1 1
sbéhéadjSlightly distorted, askew.ge-, he-, ke-.Deng sbéhé kakimen ne yem gotu kehekmó le kem kimu gu te gunù.His jaw was already distorted when they put out all the items from the house. (Said of a dying person who is struggling to speak.)-em-, -en-.
sbélvTo boil over; to dribble out of the corners of one's mouth when drinking hurriedly.he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.
sbélétfrombélétvTo disarrange, scatter something.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.
sbìadjGreedy; selfish.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.cfalum 1seglom 1lomtyan 1
sbigogadv/adjAskew; awry.he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.
sbilingvTo wrestle, as when bargaining or trying to do things; to grapple; to contend.Tey kegen le sbiling laen tul gunun emasà kestulón le.They grappled for a long time, (there was) no end to their conversation/there were no conclusions.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.synsbayéng 1cfkwakê 1sbaing 2
sbintalvTo loiter, stand around aimlessly.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.synhegindang 1
sbitekvTo wander in all directions.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-.Deng hol gónón nô móyô sembitek kem ngà igò nim tey ékét kdaw.These children are wandering around everywhere even in the heat.-en-.cfsbad 1sibet 1sidok 1tabag 1
sbolfrombolvTo mingle, as with other people.Hulung sbol lem blóng kem dumun libun.She knows how to mingle with other women.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.advNow and then.Sbol mkik, sbol tungô.Now and then she cried, now and then she slept.
sbongvarlesbongnNarrow gorge, ravine, usually caused by heavy rains.-em-, -en-.
sbong nawavTo love one another.ge-, he-, ke-, sem-.Kdê le gotu semsbong du nawa.All of them all loved him.-en-.
sboolfromboolv(For something) to be combined, altered, mixed, blended.Ke sbool ni kem ilô ni, hentlasik le mò nmò anì géhél le mehek.If these signs (stars transmit) are mixed, they will work fast so that they can plant quickly.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Ke là holen klet udofen yem blotik, mon le angat senboolen kulón.If the blinking of the stars is not rapid, they say the weather will be mixed with rain (and sun).cfdal 1slingu 1lingu
sbotong1vAll against one, to gang up against.Bey gmoem deng ne le e kdê sbotong etahem?What can you do when all of them are against you?Tódô mból hólól lem blóng le bà mon tódô kdê le sbotong etahen.He collapsed (died) in their midst, due to the fact that all of them ganged up on him (robbing, kicking, boxing, whipping).ke-, -em-, -en-.cfsgotu 1fromgotu 22vTo manage to carry more than expected.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Tódô senbotongen sotu sakù silà, nlem hitu lata.He was able to manage carrying one sack of corn, containing seven 5 gal. cans.
sbólfromból 3n(Usually of tobacco and palm leaves) one piece.Tulónem du hol henwiten ou balù tek sból yem bakù lóbô.Tell him to send me even just one piece of that strong tobacco.vTo scatter, spread, as rumors.ge-, he-, ke-, sem-, sen-.cfkitol 1lamang 1
sbólósnCommotion, noise; disturbance, hubbub.Gunun seblà nim tey sbólós tau ni?Where is the commotion of people coming from?vTo make noise.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Tedum alì senbólós le tu kem tey tau sbung bè lan tuu?What are those people gathered on the road there making such noise about?synkbuleng 1cfhebnes 1sbeteng 1beteng 2
sbólówfrombólówvTo quarrel, fight each other.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.synblekel 1cfsbugég 1segled 1gledsfatay 1hataysgés 1skuya mon 1
sbu11varsembu kulednAct or state of boiling over.v(Of liquid) to boil over.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.sbu2idiomTo be loaded, filled with people, animals or insects.Deng tódô sembu tau bè gónó mò ken.The feast is just filled with people.2nA procedure used in metal work, tempering.Là kóyów sbuhen yem tók yó gónón mahil tból.The tempering of the bolo was not sufficient, that's why it's easily made dull.vTo plunge white hot metal into cold water to make it hard and strong, as when reshaping a knife; to temper metal.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.adj(Of metal) well tempered.me-.3nArm wrestling.vTo arm wrestle.cfsti 1
sbugégvTo argue.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.cfsbólów 1bólówskaf mon 1kafskuya mon 1
sbukelvTo mess up, to get something tangled.Bê ye nogot yem kdungon hifay bè yó kô gotu sbukel.Don't touch that abaca crisscrossed there, it might all get tangled.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-.Tau du sembukel du tnikel ni?Who messed up this thread?-en-.adjMoody; unkempt; messy; tangled.Bê ye tagad nit stulón tolo sbukel lem uyóhen.Don't talk to him yet, his face looks moody.synskuseng 1kuseng
sbukunA kind of weed.Appendix 17-03 Weeds
sbulugfrombulug1adj/vVacillate, waver (to say one thing today and tomorrow another); to be indecisive.Tey sidek stulón du yem tau sbulug.It's bad to talk to the person who vacillates.he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.2vTo stir up the dust by walking through it.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-.Lenbuten kem ngà lan le sembulug kfung gotu mógów ebè hendawen.She scolded the children for stirring up the dust; it went all over what she was drying.-en-.
sbulungnA ritual performed to cure the sick, the type of which depends on what the divination reveals.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.cfNfes te bigu 1
sbunùfrombunù 1vTo wrestle.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.synluy 1