talumintransitive verbEnglishgathered; togetherThis is the intransitive counterpart of the syncopated transitive verb talum/talmi, and it is usually the final member of a serial verb construction. The preceding verb(s) indicate how the gathering occurred or in what way or for what purpose the group has come together. When used alone, it often refers to sexual intercourse.Pákánbung ngo di ol kámnah mai tan kuir kubau, ki tan kuir kubau erei di aradum talum iatung i kámnah. Kámnah kápnate inan ngo tan kuir kubau minái kápdite sosopas talum.When they build a fire with pieces of wood, then those pieces of wood they join/place together there on the fire. A fire will not light up if these pieces of wood are not joined together (close together or touching each other).Ngo di mákái kesi wák má kesi káláu diar lu bop i kes sár á rum, ki dik lu hol sáksák uri diar ngo diar talum, a sálán ngo diar ararit.When they see a woman and a man who are sleeping in just one house/room, then they think badly (are suspicious) about them that they are together, meaning that they are having sexual relations.tiklikaradum talumarartalumbárau talumbop talumhau talumhomhom talumkis talumworwor talumtalum/talmi4.1Relationshipsrelationship

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