Ata Manobo - English
salin 1v To subtract, or remove something such as an amount of money. Ka otow no alukuy rin nigsalin to tatolu no gatus no pisus. Ka salapi no nakaratong, darua no gatus dò. His acquaintance subtracted three hundred pesos. The money which arrived, was only two hundred [pesos]. see fr.: silsil 3 . see: awò 1; see: silsil 3. 2v To reduce, as a debt. Ko ogkataga sikandin to ogkoirapan a, ogsalinan din ka igpaliwan. If he knew that I was having a hard time, he would reduce [the amount] which he would have me pay back. Ka otow no alukuy rin nigsalin to tatolu no gatus no pisus. Ka salapi no nakaratong, darua no gatus dò. His acquaintance subtracted three hundred pesos. The money which arrived, was only two hundred [pesos]. see fr.: silsil 3. 3vs To be decreased as in number. Ka mgo kayu, dakoldakol ka mgo lawa woy moon-ing, warò pad nasalin. As for the trees, their trunks (lit. bodies) are very big and they were many; they haven’t yet been decreased.
salupung v 1To be clustered or grouped together, such as a cluster of lansones fruits Nasalupung ka bogas to bugkò no ogmalapung. The fruit of the lansones which are thick are clustered together. see: umpung. 2to have things in common as when people pool their resources [such as in Acts when the people the people sold property and put the items together to be shared with the group.] 3to encompass or include, such as meanings which are all contained in one word Nasalupong dò ka mgo lituk. [The meanings] have been included. [DB said the concepts of goinawa “breath/love” and uligan “help” are included in the word kooy-u “compassion”.] see: lagkos 1.
saluroy 1n A musical instrument, or zither, made from a section of hard, resonant bamboo having 6 strings. It may be played alone by a single singer or tuned and played along with someone else who plays the two-stringed guitar-like kuglung. Often a woman will play the saluroy while a man plays the kuglung and the two will dance. [Traditionally, the strings are cut from the bamboo skin of the instrument itself and makes a soft sound. In recent years, these instruments are often stringed with wire which gives a louder sound. It is tuned by wedges placed under the edges of the strings strings which are tightened or loosened to get various pitches.] syn: kobbiung 1. 2To play the saluroy.