Tboli - English


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sbungfrombungvTo gather together in a group, cluster, crowd.Gu laan là deng hewót yem matay hyu ke na le gotu sbung yó kem ngaen.Before burying the dead it's good if his children all gather together.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.synstifun 1
sbusungfrombusung 1vTo accumulate, pool up, as liquid, blood or anger.Tu se hatayen sbusung lem lówóhen litô.That blood pooling up in his body (internal hemorrhage) caused his death.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-.Tey kegenen sembusung du lebuten.He pooled up his anger for a long time.-en-.nawa senbusungidiomTo withhold emotion.
sbutengfrombuteng 1vTo set date(s) for both parties.ke-, -em-, -en-.
SbùpnLake Sebu; name of a town.Tódô mbut kun yem kekem, ktegen lem yem Sbù, Sbù yóó.Reportedly, kekem, just began standing in Lake Sebu, that Lake Sebu there.Kul gunu seblà nù kem Tboli bè seneged Cotabato bè Lem Snólón, Sbù, efet kól ebè Kiambà.The place where the Tboli dwell is south of Cotabato at Sinolon, Lake Sebu, reaching to Kiambà.
sdafilfromdafilv(Of heart) to beat fast, as when feeling anxiety or anguish.Sok wen knikoen yem tau tódô sdafil nawahen.If a person fears something; his heart beats fast (in anxiety).Tey sidek ketfà nawahu deng tódô sdafil lem kfuhu.I was so scared it was just beating fast inside my chest.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.adjAppearing one after another, as ocean waves or people.Tey tilob ton lewók mohin deng tódô sdafil.What a beautiful sight to see the ocean waves appearing one after another.synseef 1
sdahìvTo slice, cut flesh, as meat, fruit.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Appendix 08 Ways of cuttingadjScratched, as from briars.me-.Deng tódô mesdahì gu lem uyóhen lan balut.His face was all scratched (crisscross-cuts) from the sharp weeds.synsbangì 1sbetek 1betek
sdakitvTo go from one place to another; to jump from one tree to another, as a monkey.Sdakit benlayem lu.Give to one after the other of them.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-.Béi tlek lusà du gunum e semdakit mlan, tagaki kdeng.Don't waste time going from one place to another on the path, you'll be left behind later.-en-.Béen ket hanga sendakitem, mungi tfok etlaan.Don't go from one branch to another, you'll go down with it when it breaks.
sdangvargesdanghesdangvTo hang something up by its handle or string on a peg, nail.Ke wen silà le mékéng, yó kmò le du ntób le ne sdang le.If they have corn that is dry (ready to be harvested), what they do is chop it off the stalk and hang it up.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.cfleket 1tléwéng 1
sdangan kulengnThe forked stick or bamboo used to hang pots over a fire.Appendix 11 Parts of a traditional house
sdautvTo alternate as when pounding rice with two pestles; to put things in layers, as several strands in a necklace.he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Tey minggel mton du yem lieg sendaut.It's beautiful to see that necklace done in layers (several strands, each one shorter giving a stair-like appearance).adjAlternate.synsegtang 1gtangskafi 1kafiskakim 1kakimcfaut 1
sdàfrom2vTo disregard one another by stepping on each other's presence, opinions and rights. Thus, either one commits adultery.Bê te alì gel sdà udél olò te gel sfungol.Let us not always disregard one another's opinion, let us listen to one another.ge-, he-, ke-, -sem-, -sen-.syndà yehen 12samuk 1
sdefvTo set, as the sun.Yó gunu le gel bemkes du móyónen sdef kdaw abay se laen dù bud tau mógów.The reason they tie the rice medicine up when the sun is almost to set is because no one else will be coming then (to unintentionally undo the effect of the medicine).ge-, he-, ke-.synilef* 1
sdenennThe sound of inhaling after crying, snuffle.Appendix 19 SoundsvTo snuffle after crying.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.
sdévTo wander from the original plan or route, deviatege-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.synksil 1kyangén 1syat 1tabag 1
sdéféngfromdéféngvTo be stuck or grown together, as two fingers.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.
sdénséladjDefective, as a motor.Deng sdénsél mekinahen.His motor is already defective.
sdifalfromifalnOther side, opposite side of, as a river or valley.prepAcross.-em-, -en-.antsendini 1dini
sdihotvTo rub together, as bamboo.Fo do alì likò anì monem unihen sdihot kling.I was so afraid (thinking it was something else), but it was just the sound of bamboo rubbing together.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.synséhék 1éhék1sihok 1ihok
sdiwaladjUnabashed, shameless, uninhibited; careless, sloppy in work.advShamelessly carelessly, unhesitatingly.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Gel mon le, móyô knuli kun ke kendel alì sendiwalem gbót mken bè yó kem tau mógów.They usually say you want to be laughed at if you unhesitatingly join in eating with visitors.This characteristic is considered very unbecoming if possessed by a young woman.cfsebwag 1
sdofìfromdofì1vTo close, as one's eyes in sleep (lit. for the lower and upper eyelids to meet).Slong sdofì matahu deng btang sóól buteng.I was only able to close my eyes when it was already midnight.ge, ke-, -em-, -en-.synhidong 1stikom 12vTo meet or reach each other in marriage.synsetlomin 1tlomin*setnù 1tnùsyehenyehencfsgefet 1gefet
sdofì hólólfromdofìvTo clap one's hands.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.
sdofotvTo flock to.Bê ye alì sdofot kut edini sfék hanga ni kdeng.Don't flock over here, the branch will break off later.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.synsefnok 1hnoksesodok 1sodoksetbulù 1setebwón 1tebwón 2sfungu 1hungusgotu 1gotu 2sguku 1uku 2skok 1kok 2slofok 1sluduk 1ludukstifun 1