Tboli - English


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tdok klifenvarkudél lohònForefinger.Appendix 12 Body parts of a person
tdok lem matafromtdok 1vTo quarrel while pointing one's finger at someone's eye.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-.Setdok le lem mata.They fought each other (lit. pointed finger in each other's eyes).
tdólvarhetdólnMovement of anything when touched; development, outgrowth.Là bud gungol te tdólen yem sentulón yu.We don't hear anything more about any development of that case (result, what happened to it).vTo disturb, jiggle, jar, move, affect something slightly, as when fishing and the cork bobs, so you know that something is biting.Dô wen lanen temdól edyó béléem ni sentulón ni.Perhaps there's a way to move this case towards you (involving you).ge-, he-, ke-, -em-.Balù sfék ke yem klifaken deng mékéng abay se là buden temdól bè lówóhen.It's okay if the mature/dry stalks break off because it isn't disturbing the main plant (lit. its body).-en-, se-.synhekto 1kto
tduknPain, ache.Tey gedlug tduk yem halien.The pain of his wound is severe.vTo ache, to be painful.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Sok gel wen udì tenduken yem ngà le, baluen ke hanà lomi sut, gel dnangaw le ke tedu lewót des yem ngà.When their child has a small ache, even if it's a newborn, they usually divine to find out the reason for their child's sickness.cfdes 1
TdulokpnA spirit believed to live in the grass who hunts people's souls with a bow and arrow.cfTémê Gu Bwak 1Témê Lus 1Appendix 02-01 Spirit beings known as individuals
tdusnA stick used to slit open the intestine of an animal for meat.vTo slit open the intestines of a pig with a knife or sharpened stick.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.laen tdusidiomHas no sense, understanding, like an animal.Appendix 08 Ways of cutting
tdùvTo put away, reserve for someone not present; to save food for someone.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Ke sotu bélê le là nuen bè yó, tendù le ne kenen he sok kól.If one of them is not there, they put aside (for him), and he'll eat it when he arrives.se-.synfan 3htifes 1hyu 2igam nawa 1tgama 1tginof 1cfabung 1hlinok 1
te1prepOn, onto; upon.Na tudà u te botu dé anì tódói gotu lemusok.I'll throw you on the rock so that you'll break into pieces.Ke moni, mon le udél lóyóf tau deng móyón matay, bud tawik nawan ete kembu.If (the sound) is close by, they say it's the word of a person's spirit who is about to die, but she really wants to stay on the earth.synta 22proWe, ours dual (-e and -u sets).Yó mon Bulón mò ke Kdaw, "Lenwóten ni, stólóng knóng te."Moon said to Sun, "Starting now, our (you and I) shining will be different."
te-pfxThis prefix is used with four location words bwak, leged, lem, ta indicating a distance that is far. Also used on some roots adding another element of meaning.
tebvarmtebvTo nibble on, take a tiny bite off something with the front teeth.Nawaw tey khulówu yem suloy buteng teb ungé lem lihub laan seblà gunuhu tungô.Imagine how annoyed I was by the all-night-long nibbling (sound) of rats in the rice container underneath where I slept.g-, h-, k-, m-, n-, s-.synkaléb 1kléb 11sék 4
tebaangnDark, hard spots in bananas making them inedible.adjHaving dark, hard spots.ke-, -m-, -n-.
tebel1vTo leave an article or someone behind; to leave something undone or left out.Ke là holen wen tau kemlo, ne luken alì lamang, sal gel wen tebel du yem kenlo.If there's not very many people weeding, and at the same time it's a very wide area, there's always some weeding left undone.Ke là dengen yem nehek tódô tebel le, yó hem funen bud tódô hemdeng du.If the rice planting isn't finished (in one day) they just leave it undone: the owner will just finish it (another day).syngkihu 1fromkihucfbayà 1lus 2tagak 12vTo boil, as liquid.adjBoiled, as water.
teblangfromblangvTo interrupt someone.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-, se-.
teblà1vTo balance, to make or take just enough, an adequate or exact amount.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s, ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Olò tenblaem alì mudél du tu yehenem kô tebelen u.At least balance your scolding of your husband, he might leave you.2vTo estimate an amount, size or time.Tenblaem yem kóyów béléen.Estimate the size that fits him/her.Tenblaem kkólu.Estimate the time of my arriving.
TeblebegpnName of a mountain.
teblengfromblengvTo interrupt or block a conversation or work by an action.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-.Béi tagad temblengem dé sok tolo stulón tau.Don't quickly interrupt when people are still talking.-n-, se-.synsebed 1cfbelew 1blang 1
teblélnA conduit through which water flows down (a long pipe or bamboo).cfslunsug 1vTo run water through a pipe (bamboo or leaf).he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
teblowTagalog talahibnA cane grass similar to cogon grass. The fluff of its flower is used for filling pillows.Appendix 17-02 Grasses
teblungunvartud blungónnThe center, main post in a house.Appendix 11 Parts of a traditional house
tebókógnA kind of basket.Appendix 24 Baskets
tebwón1nPaper wasp.cfbowi 1éfél 1nuhag 1songkò 1tbuleg 1tegti 1tmaing 1tmuson 1Appendix 14 Bees and wasps2vTo tie several ears of corn together by the husks.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-.Omin le tembwón du.Then they tie all of the corn by the husks.-n-.Yó se yem mon le tenbwón.That is what they call tied by the husks.se-.varsetebwón