Tboli - English


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tbakalnThumb; big toe.Appendix 12 Body parts of a person
tbalnThe sound of chopping, cutting, tapping or pounding.Appendix 19 SoundsvTo chop up, chip away at something in order to cut it into smaller pieces, as a dry log.Mit ye kól lewu tefek mò sentufì tbal ye but tum luyung.Bring with you two work bolos for you to use one after the other to chop up the base of that tree root.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Ni tiol bukuken mò sfeng kuy tenbal dyó.Here are some joint bones (meat for viand) for you to chop up.se-.syntbuk 1Appendix 08 Ways of cutting
tbalungnContinual, chronic menstrual bleeding.vTo be sick with chronic bleeding.-em-, -en-.Là tagad hyu kmungen tolo tenbalung.It isn't good yet for her to go along, she's still bleeding.
tbasIlongo tubasnThe harvest period for any cash crop.Là dengen tbas he yem ksilà nmò me.It isn't harvest time yet for the corn that we planted.Hilu sakù tbasen yem halayem?How many sacks of rice did you get from your harvest?vTo harvest.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-.Yó se gunuhu tembas sfolò sakù yem basak udì.The small irrigated portion is where I harvested ten sacks of rice.-en-.
tbàIlongo tubà1nThe first fruits of trees, plants, animals.cfbasag 1lefò 1tbà kdungonFirst time an abaca plant is cut down.tbà lówóFirst child.2nA fermented drink made from the coconut palm.cftifas 1twok 1
tbeknAny sharp instrument; fork; injection.vTo stab, inject, insert.Ne e nmò Hnu gotu semtifun kdéen sual, gotu tbeken bè lówó yem soging.Turtle gathered together all the thorns and inserted them into the body of the banana plant.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-, sem-, sen-, kese-.syndalum 1cflahul 1ahul
tbeyeynA style in pounding rice where two women dance along with the rhythm they produce.vTo dance with the rhythm produced while pounding rice.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-.cfslumfê 1syukuk 1
tbé1nNeedle.vTo sew.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.syndalum 12vTo place right next to, alongside.Tbéhem bè yem halay nidang yem halay wak.Place (plant) right next to the large kernel rice the smaller kernel rice.Tbéhem bè kul igam yem kuy.Place your mat right next to their mat.-em-, -en-.
tbékvarsetbéknWashout from the edge, side of a hill, road.cftbag 1vTo washout little by little, as a hill.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-.synlubék 1cfbikó 1
tbilangnA short arrow used in fighting.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-.Appendix 21-01 Hunting and war implements
tbilingvarhetbilingsetbilingadvPersistently, insistently.Là tngónu du moen ke tbiling nudél le o.I don't know why it is they persistently scolded me.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Tey sidek kegnómu du kóem nee tenbiling nudél ou bè gunun wen.I felt very bad, I was persistently scolded in front of many people.se-.syntbogò 1
tbiwóngnThe edge on a winnowing basket.Senfulékem haya he biguhem tolo lelu mónóm tbiwóngen.Come back tomorrow for your winnowing basket, I'm still weaving its edge.vTo finish the edge on a basket.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-.Having two to help weave the edge.sem-, sen-.
tbogòadvsteadfastly, directly; persistently.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-....tenbogò nudélen ou....he persistently scolded me.se-, sem-, sen-.synhtawê 1htayul 1tbiling 1cfhedlà 1dlà*htawid 1htungan 1tungan 2kudung 2telek 1
tbol1varsetbolnA stick, usually padded, used for beating drums.vTo beat something, as a drum.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-.Yó kun nmò nim Mal, tembol tnonggong.What this Tarsier was doing, was beating the drum.-en-, se-.2nThe sound produced when beating something with two sticks.Appendix 19 Sounds3vShake, tremble, shiver due to coldness, sickness, fear or anger; chatter; rattle on and on.Ya tbol kekelen kogol tô kebtangen.He was trembling in shock after he almost fell.he-, ke-, -em-.Mom tembol sumungen alì mudél.She rattled on and on with much talking.-en-, se-.varhetbol
tbol là kulunName of a certain music produced by beating a drum.
TbolipnA large group of people living in southwest Mindanao who speak the Tboli language and number about 100,000.Bè kem Tboli là kô le tódô tmiba ke là ne le hnungol muhenen.Of the Tboli, they certainly won't clear a field if they don't first listen to the turtledove (call).
tbong1nClan.synlugod 1vTo descend from, to generate from, as a child of a chief.-em-.synból 2ketol 1lebók 1sfu 3fu 2tlê 12vTo join strands of abaca together ready for use in making cloth.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-.varsetbongsyntugod 1
tboyungnA wild vine with orange-size inedible fruit.Appendix 17-04 Ferns and vines
tbó1vTo fall, shed, as leaves from a tree; to fall down, cave in, as an old roof or floor all at once.Sok móyón bulón tmiba, gel tbó doun le ni kem koyu ni.When it's almost the month to make a field, these trees always shed their leaves.ge-, he-, ke-.Bè dóf, sok deng ketbó dounen, nbuten mulók.Of the thorn tree when it has shed its leaves, it begins to flower.-em-, -en-, se-.cfgmok 12vTo hemorrhage or to have a miscarriage.3vTo drain, discharge, expel or empty water from a pond in order to harvest fish.
tbó bengnA part or portion of a wall in a Tboli house that is hinged in such a way as to open outward for a window.Appendix 11 Parts of a traditional housevTo open or let down a portion of the wall for a window.-em-, -en-.
tbóladjDull, as a knife blade.Hol bud néhékem ni kbahù abay se deng tból.Really sharpen this knife again because it's dull already.ge-, he-, ke-.
tbólóyvarhetbólóyv(Of water) to run down over rocks; to spurt out; to shoot out, as blood.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.
tbóónnLayout of reeds/strips in making a basket, as the number of pieces/strands used in weaving a basket.Nsóhem tbóónen anì gtódóem bemtes du.Count the lay out strips so you can determine the price.cfknililkililobin 1sélê 1tegówók 1ówóktgimak 1tigel 1
tbóyós*advTo be empty-handed.he-.Béi fen tódô mógów hetbóyós gna dé tmóbóngi nim tey dê nwit.Don't just be going ahead empty-handed, you help with these things we need to take.ke-, -em-, -en-.synhlówó 1
tbugIlongo tubugnA stagnant pool of water; carabao wallow.vFor a carabao to roll himself in the water/pond.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.tbug bewWater that has been enclosed and used as a carabao wallow.