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balantapi'Sebutan lainbalantapiknjs cicak pohon yg bersayapk.o. tree lizard that has wings
balatnbalok di bagian atas rumahroof beambalat na laiganku isian men kinopato'mo.Balok di rumahku sudah patah.A roof beam in our house has cracked.
balayonSebutan lainpondannpandan wangifragrant pandanusSinamai nangasok balayon na tokurungna laiganmai.Ibu kami menanam pandan wangi di belakang rumah.Mother planted fragrant pandanus behind our house.
balentonggakpost, short poleToongkon inono' duangaan na bale.Ikatkan perahumu pada tonggak itu.Tie your boat to the post.
baleanannkuburgrave
baleba'nangin baratwest windImberi' malom isian baleba' makorong.Kemarin malam ada angin barat yang kencang.The night before last there was a strong west wind.
baleimambaleivmengintaistalk ; lurk ; lie in waitTumpuna mambalei siok.Burung elang mengintai ayam.The eagle hovered over the chicken (waiting for the moment to strike).
balengkeangmimbalengkeangvmerebahkan badan ke belakang dan posisi muka ke ataslean back to rest or lie down, facing upward
balikmambalikvmembalikto turn s.t. over, reversemambalik ulin.membalik kemudi perahu.turn the boat's rudder (from one side to the other).
balikaka'njari manis (tangan atau kaki)second last finger or toebalikaka'na sarat.jari manis kaki.second last toe.balikaka'na lima.jari manis tangan.ring finger.
balikokasmimbalikokasvmenggerakan badan waktu tidurmove position while sleepingbalikokasanvterbangunawoken, awokeI Joy balikokasan nowangon notongkodi'kon lili'.Joy terbangun dikagetkan oleh gempa bumi.Joy awoke suddenly, frightened by an earthquake.
baliliSebutan lainwolilimambalilivmembalik; memutarturn over, rotatemambalili susum tooyuk.membalik ikan bakar.turn the grilled fish.mambalili sole' tooyuk.memutar jagung bakar.rotate the roasting corn.
balinteteSebutan lainbalantetenjs tali hutan berdaun lebar yg tumbuh di daerah dingink.o. jungle vine with wide leaves that lives in cooler regions
balintutuknburung pelatukk.o. woodpeckerbalintutuk bukuan muntutugi kauna nuur.Burung pelatuk sering mematuk batang kelapa.The woodpecker loves pecking at coconut trunks.
bali'iSebutan lainboliimambali'ivmerubahchangeYaku' mambali'i kekelana tokolan kani'ni.Saya merubah letak tempat tidur ini.I changed the position of this bed.mambali'ikonvbuat perubahanmake a changeYaku' bo mambali'ikon eko'anna siok kaya'a.Saya akan merubahkan kandang ayam ini.I'm going to make a change to this chicken pen.kobali'ianaberubahchangedkobali'ian a sagianta umule'kon na Indonesia.Rencana kita untuk kembali ke Indonesia telah berubah.Our plans to return to Indonesia have changed.
balokiannjs lebahk.o. bee
baloonn1balon (karet yang diisi angin)balloonmunduup baloon.meniup balon.blow up a balloon.2balon (lampu)light globe, light bulbSenterku kopantasmo a baloonna.Senter saya sudah putus balonnya.My torch has blown a globe.
balo'Sinonimpansilmambalo'vmelemparthrow at, peltAlia mambalo' mian men lumiu!Jangan melempar orang yang lewat!Don't pelt passers by!mambalo'konv1melemparkanthrow s.t.Alia mambalo'kon ember kanono'!Jangan melemparkan ember itu!Don't throw that bucket!2membuangthrow away s.t., dispose of s.t.mambalo'kon kaar.membuang sampah.dispose of the rubbish.
balunjanda, duda, baluwidowerMen balu na kampungmai tongko' koi rua' mian.Yang duda di desa kami hanya ada dua orang.There are only two widowers in our village.
balu-balu'mambalu-balu'vmenipudeceive, trickAnak men tabingal iya'a malia' mambalu-balu' minti'ina.Anak nakal itu sering menipu orang tuanya.That naughty child often deceives his parents.
balukmobalukvmenjualsellmobaluk waka.tunasusila.sell o.'s self (as a prostitute).mambalukkonvmenjualsellTamangku waara'a Luwuk mambalukkon kulibang.Ayahku pergi ke Luwuk menjual kopra.My father's is going to Luwuk to sell copra.mambalukiivmenjual kepadasell toYaku' mambalukii kuu oto.Saya menjual mobil kepadamu.I want to sell you a car.mobalu-balukvberjualanto sell in a small road-side store/kioskNobiai'mo a mian mobalu-baluk na soripi'na salan.Sudah banyak orang berjualan di pingir jalan.There's many people selling goods on the roadside now.
balulangnanoadwarf buffalomambalulangvmencari anoa, berburuh anoahunt dwarf buffaloMai kita mae' mambalulang.Mari kita berburuh anoa.Let's go and hunt dwarf buffalo.