Tboli - English


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takùnThe red topknot on the beak of a hornbill.vTo have a red topknot.Tey tmakù ko ni.This hornbill has a big red topknot.
talvarbtalvTo spread out, as setting out plates for eating.h-, k-, m-, n-.synlenal 1nalnal 1
talanPolliwog, tadpole.cfgoson 1Appendix 30 Fro
talak1prepWithin (a designated area such as a field, ocean); in the middle of a designated time.Deng talak keslingun le yem ketbó gunù.They were in the middle of singing when the house collapsed.Deng talak ne yem keskukum le.It's now in the middle of their court case.Yó kun Iwas, nen e mtung teked talak helek, tudaen Hnu kun.There was Monkey; he pushed his heel down in the middle of the sand and threw Turtle, reportedly.Lenogom le, ne hnù le talak.They will cut the rice (harvest by handfuls), and place it in the middle of (the field).2vTo go or pass through the middle of, as a field; to go from one side to the other or from one end to the other.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-.Tódô tnalaken mifal tniba.He just went through it to cross the field.cfhlalak 1
talawvTo complain of a sickness, as backache, being tired, worn out.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.
tamanMale monkey.cfefeng 1iwas 1Appendix 27-02 Wild animals
tamanadvAs long as; either...or.Taman monem wen dou du abay se wen dou tehe blay.As long as you say I have the right to claim some of it, because I also previously made a contribution.Taman tolohe lemowil là kô klifótu du yem alì kesukatem do.As long as I'm still alive, I certainly won't forget your deceiving me.Taman hyu taman là.Either it's good or it's bad.Taman wen taman là.Either there is or there isn't.
tambannDried fish.
tambilvargtambilvTo surrender, relinquish, as in a race due to being easily tired (not able to catch up with the lead).Là bangen du yem ohu labi mà dì ekni, botong tambil bè yem sledeng lemwót bè kulu Sfengen.In the past uncle's old dog unbelievably surrendered to the deer at the head of Sfengen River.g-.Béi dog ukel hesgot mung lemen ni atul ni wadag kóm gunu gtambil lem blóngen.Don't foolishly be determined to be a part of this plan, there are many places in between where you will relinquish (not able to comprehend).
tambulnA gong usually played to accompany the klintang.vTo play or beat this gong as the klintang is being played.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.
tanavartlanaadvTo take the chance or catch the opportunity; early on.Tnana ntem tolo mnóng kdaw.Take the chance to burn (the field) while it's still sunny.Ke mnóng kdaw bè yó, ominen tnana mtem du, yó gunun là hol mlób yem tniba abay se tolo héfê yem lemen.If it's sunny after that, then he burns the field early, and if the field doesn't burn well it is because it is still wet inside.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-.Tnana le lemelen du là dengen mfól, ne là dengen hol tahà yem halayen.They begin early on to pass time (weeding) before it's already thick and the rice isn't very tall.
tanangvTo leave cooked rice over a very low fire a little while to absorb all the liquid.g-, h-, k-, -n-.adjAbsence of liquid, as well-cooked rice.
tanayadj(Of anything) first.Ke wen tau là gbóten mken yem tanay silà tnétê le, yó mò du wen desen.If there's a person within the household who doesn't join in the first time they roast corn, that'll make him sick.syntekang 1cftganay 1
tandàTagalognAny mark that is used as a sign of recognition or ownership.vTo mark something or someone to show ownership; to remember, recall from memory.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-.Deng tnandà le yem ngà libun yó.Already they marked (with a bracelet or ring) that young girl there.s-.cfgfù 1
tantônA rambling shrub reaching a height of 2-4 m. The stem and leaves are armed with sharp spines. The edible berry is bright red and juicy.Appendix 17-05 Bushes and shrubs; Appendix 26 Fruits
tanudvTo take care of; to watch, observe.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-.Tnanud ye gunun e mlan.Watch where it goes.s-.synhatan 1cfangat 3hékét 1tineg 1
tanulvartonulnAnything that serves as a thread.vTo thread a needle.Fen nmoem do kun tanul dalum nii là tonu du dou.You be the one to thread this needle for me, I can't see it.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-.synbitek 2
tangnBass gong, a large gong emitting a deep, somber sound, used for transmitting calls to someone in the field or calling a meeting. Also played along with other instruments.Dalang se kun yem tau fen mtang, bud nalawen se kun yem tang bè dolihen.Similarly, the person who is able to play the bass gong also grabs the bass gong from his counterpart (and plays).Appendix 04 Musical instrumentsvTo play the bass gong.g-, h-, k-.Tey klet ktangen yem tau mtang du.The person playing the bass gong is very fast in his beating.m-.Dalang se kun yem tau fen mtang tódô sléhen se kun yem blówón.Likewise, the person who plays the bass gong just carries the gong over his shoulder.-n-, s-.
tangasvTo leave (intentionally go out) in the pouring rain with the hope that it will soon stop.tangas le kulón kem ngà tu.Those children are fond of going out in the rain.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-.cfgasan 1hedas 1
tanggungvTo use a pole to carry water or something very heavy.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.cfligen 1nkem 1kem 2nogot 1ogot 2Appendix 07 Ways of carrying
tangkisnDenial.vTo deny, as charges made against one; to be dissenting.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.adjDenying; dissenting.-m-.Tey tmangkis tau ke olom syan béléen.He's a very dissenting person, it takes a brain to combat him.cfhlalà 1
tasàvartlasà1nSmallest stick, finely made to weave horsehair earrings on.2vTo flatten bamboo to use for walling.Nahem do edini bangkung udì mò tlasau bentung dlem.Bring me that small bolo for flattening bamboo down below.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-.vartlasà