Tboli - English


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sebennA kind of bamboo that is very small, used for making arrows and rat traps.Appendix 23 Bamboo
sebesakfromsebsakvTo scatter, disarrange.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-.Tau du sembesak kul kem nes luduk bè ni?Who scattered the clothes that were piled here?-n-.synbélét 1bulét 1sekla 1tlusak 1lusakcfsbakil 1
sebesukvTo get out of alignment or bend by twisting, as iron after improper use.Moen ni badungu ke deng sebesuk?Why is my bolo already out of alignment?he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.adjJagged, uneven, out of line; rough, as road.synklisù 1cfseblisuk 1
sebetvardes senebetsnebetnA sickness believed to be caused by spirits out in the open, by playing late in the afternoon or in a light rain when the sun is still shining.vTo be sick with this sickness.g-, -n-.
sebétadjAdjacent, nearby in proximity.Anien ke là mógówen ebè yó yem dumu le sebét goem là kô ne le tô klifót du.Even if that nearby neighbor doesn't go there, nevertheless they won't forget him.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
sebitanBlaannA man's leather belt.
sebkesfrombkesvTo tie two things together, one bundle.he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synogot 1cfbkes 1gebkes 1bkes
seblangfromblangv(Of people) to talk at the same time, not understanding each other; (of gongs) to be too close in pitch to sound good together.Là hyu sembalà kul yem lewu blówón yó, seblang le.It isn't good to play those two gongs together, their pitch is too close.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synsuléng 1
seblanganadjIndecisive, undecided.Béem nit o heslò lemwót tolo seblangan nawahu.Don't hurry me to leave; I am still undecided.he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synbelew 1blekel 1cfsegwê 1sgangaw 1
seblàfromblà 11advBy, near, in the neighborhood of, beside; in the area of, across from.Són olo nwa bè yem sotu kmóhen, olon tlu botù seblà bè tukóen, yó se yem hol angat tilob ktowoken.Only get from the one bunch (of coconuts), only three pieces near the end of it is what will grow nicely.Kul gunu seblà nù kem Tboli bè seneged Cotabato bè Sinolon, Sbù, efet kól ebè Kiambà.The area where the Tboli dwell is upstream of Cotabato in Sinolon and Lake Sebu, reaching to Kiambà.he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synbunù 2cfgbangà 1geblà 2blà 22adjTo be compatible with, as husband and wife; same in value, as objects.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synsbantang 1sfet 1sken 1kenstengeb 1tengebstibó1 1tibócfstimbang 1timbangstud 2tudtengeb 2
seblekelsynsgangaw 1
seblékêfromblékêadv(Of plans, speech, conversation) transposing, reversing.Là hole gel móyô stulón du yem tau alì gel seblékê kestulónen.I don't like to talk with that person who is always reversing (changing) his talking (with you).ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
seblikisfromblikisvTo get mixed up, tangled in many problems; to tangle with each other, as a dog and a cat.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.adjMixed up, confused.
seblisukadjJagged, as mountains; zigzag, curving around, as a path; wrinkled.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.synsigol 1cfsebesuk 1
sebliwesvTo go in every direction at the same time, as planes, bees; to mill around, as people.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
seblowvarsemblowvTo come to grief from laughing at animals or laughing too hard about something.ke-, -m-, -n-.An unexpected calamity comes when there is a sudden bolt of lightning without rain or a typhoon hits without warning. The person who caused it may be hit by lightning and killed.cfbot 2
seblukusfromblukusvTo crumple, as paper; to entangle in knots, as thread; to irritate.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synskuseng 1kusengcfblukù 1seblukus nawaidiomIrritable.
sebnilnA storage container for rice made from flattened bamboo that holds ten or more sacks of rice.cfklisig 2
sebsakvarsebesakvTo scatter, disarrange.he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synsekla 1adjScattered.synsbakil 1sfaday 1sebsak nawaidiomFeeling of being mixed up, lack of unity, harmony.
sebwagadjBothersome, as someone who is always walking around touching things; bothering, taking food that is not dished out; careless.Abay se sok wen gamaen du kun yem él nù lem kem huyów, mon le sebwag yem libun.Because when she spills the water which is in the plates, they say the woman is careless.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.cfsdiwal 1
sebwólvTo rearrange, scatter, spread out, stir around, as rice that is being dried; to be swayed by the wind, as rice stalks.Ke deng mlem, ne deng kudung, mon le deng sebwól kudung.When (the rice) is already filled out and has bowed its head, they say it's bowing is already swaying in place (moving heavily in the blowing wind).ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synsegwób 1wóbslimbuk 1slimbul 1limbulsliwo 1cfdal 1kesebwól nawaidiomOverwhelmed by a troublesome or exciting situation.sebwól tauidiomCommotion, existence of trouble.
sed1nA marshgrass used in weaving mats.cfblungis 2Appendix 17-02 Grasses2nThe odor of dried urine.
sedefvarsdefennCobra.Appendix 20 Reptiles
sedekvTo crowd.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.adjCrowded.
sedekàcfkuli 1