Ata Manobo - English


saosow n toe Du-on otow no nokogpikitpikit ka saosow rin. There was a person whose toes we touching and connected. to each other.
sapad v 1To forbid; to command [negatively] see fr.: balangkò; see fr.: dilin 2; see fr.: kogò, og== 2; see fr.: doga 3. 2To correct, reprimand. 3To be corrected, or told not to do something. Panalinga ka ko ogsaparan ka. You take heed (lit. listen) when you are corrected.; Take heed (lit. listen) when you are told not to do something. 4Obey. 5To command - prerogative of igbuyag.
sapal n A metal band on knife or bolo handle.
saparan see fr.: tapad.
sapatus n Shoes, slippers.
sapiliu n Plane (for planing wood).
saping n A ghost, other than the soul of the dead, that lives by graveside.
sapipi v To carry under one's arm. Sapipion dut mamahag sika batò. The man in the loincloth carried that child under his arm.
sapon v 1To overtake (esp. in time); to catch up with. Nasapon ku rò. I was able to catch up with him. Namouri si Anna to duma rin diò to dalan su konò ogpakasapon su malopot ka pa-a rin. Anna fell behind her companions on the path because she could not keep up because her legs were short. see fr.: dagap 2; see fr.: babaloy, og=, nig= 2. 2To hurry to keep up. Ka batò, ogsaponsapon to ogluyud to amoy rin ka oghipano. As for a child, he hurries to keep up with his father as he is walking beside him.
sapò 1v To fast, abstain from eating rice. 2Pasapsapo-oy kid kunto-on. Konò ogpakitkito-oy. Now we are separated (divorced). We won't see each other.
sapsap 1v To cut by directing blows parallel with the surface of the wood; to make short, quiet, side-stroke movements with a bolo along the surface of ground, wood, etc., as when weeding or making wood smooth. Duon otow no nigsapsap to go-od din no ighimu rin to baloy. There was a person who smoothed off his lumber with which he was making a house. Sapsapan noy on ka luyung oyow ogmanipis. We chipped off the surface of the luyung in order to make it thin. see fr.: kamot 2.1; osyn: sipsip. 2deriv n Wood chips.
sapù 1n Muscle, flesh. 2deriv n The person who cuts up the meat, as that of a pig that has been killed. [DB sats this person does not eat the flesh because it is raw. (The talaggupal, by contrast, cuts the limbs from the body of the animal that has been slaughtered.)]
sapul v To give all one has of a certain item. Igsapul kud koykow ka so-ini no salapì ku no songo gatus na-an dò I will give you the whole amount of this my money which is just one hundred [pesos] left. [This can be money, clothing or an animal]
saput 1v To use something with which to pick up something else, either because it’s dirty or it’s hot. Igsaput ka manggad. Pick it up with the cloth. Ka otow no nigsusugba, nigkuò to saput no impuas to so-ob to kandiru su mo-init. The person who was cooking, he/she took a potholder which which to remove (lit. open) the lid of the pot because it was hot. 2Anything used as a hot-pan holder or used to handle a dirty object.
sarap adj Delicious.
sarimbal (poet.) n A pervasive sound that which is said to announce the resurrection and which will be heard by everyone. [DB says this is not the equivalent to a gimbal “drum”.]
sarumun n A flock of birds.
sarù n Bamboo hat.
sasablokon no biaw phr. of: sablok. Craving meat because of nursing a baby.
sasalia see fr.: laguy 2.
sasang 1n Barbs, such as used in an arrow, spear head, or fishhook kalawit). 2To hook with spear barbs.
sasindog v To stand up; to be the one to do something. Igpasasindog noy on si Buanbuan. We’ll use Buanbuan for the payment. Ko’gsugu-on a nu, si Kunsay ogsasindog. When you send me on an errand, Kunsay will be the one to carry it out.
sasow vs 1To behave in such a way as to upset others. Ka sabandal no otow ungod ogsasow to duma rin no lagboy no masamuksamuk no otow. The sabandal person is always upsetting his companion and is a very troublesome person. 2To be anxious; to worry about something. see fr.: ipong; see fr.: aras 1; see fr.: anumpul. 2.1To be beside oneself with anxiety; upset. Kasasowsasow to mangayow. They are beside themselves with anxiety about the raiders. 2.2To be the object of concern as when a pig is killed for a death feast, and everybody grabs what they can as there isn’t enough to go around. Kasinasow ka babuy ko du-on kamatoy. The pig is the object of concern when someone has died.
sasò n A type of inedible cane, large. Baluy no sasò ka tirò. The sugarcane changed into cane. [Although in the example below, someone claimed that sugarcane turned into this other kind of cane, DB says they are two distinct plants and sugarcane never becomes sasò.; Hard red cane about an inch in diameter, with smooth skin which is useful for making flooring. Its leaves are like the leaves of sugarcane rather than like bamboo.; It may also be used for raft poles [623]] gen: tibogow 1.
sawalì v To weave walls of bamboo.