baliung 1v To turn around. 2vs To be reversed, inside out, as a dress, or to be backwards or behind oneself. Nabaliung ka pogbantoy to buyag no ubal su ian nasì ogbantoy kandan ka anak dan no pilas. The gaze of the older monkey was behind him (lit reversed) because they were watching their young offspring. Ka kinagian to Minonobù woy ka Inglis, nokogsubal. Nabaliung. The words of the Manobo and of English are opposite. They have been reversed (or turned around).
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tibogow n 1A type of cane, that grows along the river. Ka woig no Liboganon, makopal ka mgo tibogow diò to napu no mabasag ka lawa rin. As for the Liboganon river, the cane is thick there in the flad area and its body is hard. [The young leaves and plant are eaten by animals but not people.] spec: liung, sasò, sawow, bungbung. 2A kind of shrimp which has hairs on claws. [They live where the tibogow cane has fallen into the river. They are red and white.] gen: ulobang.
bubung phr.: anak to pamubungon₁. n 1A ridgepole. Liliungan to baloy. Ridgepole of a house. see: liliungan. 2Sky. see: langit. 3A kind of spirit which claims ownership of mountains, baliti trees, cliffs and waterfalls; also familiar spirits which claim those roles. Ka talabubung, karumaan to mgo busow. Ian ka tagbanua no og-ugpò to bubungan, balitì, dalama, sampow. The talabubung, they are companions of the evil spirits. [Those] are the ones who are owners who live in the mountains, baliti trees, cliffs and waterfalls. Ka mgo otow no du-on bantoy ran no talabubung, ian dan im-imanan ka ogbatunon diò to langit. People who have talabubung familiar spirits anticipate that they will be transported to heaven. [If a couple has this kind of a familiar spirit, it is believed that if one spouse dies, the other will also die.]
nasì adv contrary to what one might expect, surprisingly, anyway; in spite of Nabaliung ka pogbantoy to buyag no ubal su ian nasì ogbantoy kandan ka anak dan no pilas. The watching of the older monkeys is turned around because surprisingly it is their offspring, [the] baby monkey, which is the one to watch out for them. Ka otow no konò ogbayad to utang din, nasì ki og-ubati to ogbayad kun kandin. The person who doesn’t pay his debt, he contrary to [our] expectation, he lies to us saying that he will pay. Agad to nigbolog ta to konò oghondiò to kamot din ko og-angoy to ogkako-on dan su mabogbog lagboy no bolog, nasì on man nighondiò no nigsagad on to mangayow. Nigpupusil. Even though we warned [that person] not to go to his field to fetch something for them to eat because there was a strong warning, he went anyway and was hit by the raiders. He was shot.
timbang v 1To balance 2Relationship of two to one (i.e. two wives to one man, two men poling one raft, two people lifting one sack.) Titimbang to bakalow. He has a wife on each arm. (i.e. two wives) Titimbang si Buliung dut buyag to gakit. Buliung will pole the raft with the old one. Titimbangon now ka mabogat. Both of you lift that which is heavy.