Tboli - English


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la blotungsubentry ofla 1.1Seed which is planted by dropping it in a hole.
la halaysubentry ofla 1.1Seed which is planted by dropping it in a hole.
la silàsubentry ofla 1.1Seed which is planted by dropping it in a hole.
laan1varmaan1.1nLightness, as in weight, mood.1.2vTo make the weight of something lighter; to lighten one's mood.1.3adj(Of people, animals, things) lightweight.antblat nawaidiom ofblat 1.1cflóyóf 22Underneath; below. When used with gu, it usually means before.Yó kmò le yó kem hunges ken, bnos le lu laan tiba.What they do with the food wrappers is hide them underneath the cut grass.Gu laan le là deng mehek, yó nmò le, natul le ken le mehek ne utón le snéen.Before they plant rice (with dibble-stick), what they do is plan their food for planting and their meat also.varsnaan
laan kò1nArea under the chin leading to the throat.
laan ktaan1nArea behind the knee.
Laat1pnName of a river and location.
labas1adj(Of rooster) having multicolored feathers.cfbuling 1.1lamay 1.1
labat11.1nFence.1.2vTo put a fence around something.cfbeng 1.2
labi1adjOld; aged.cfdulas 1.1legen 1.1
labuk1nBottle gourd, a white squash.Lagenaria siceraria.
labut11.1nInvolvement or part in something.Laen dù kóm labut du.You don't have any involvement in it.synhentengón 1.1tngóncfkibil 1.11.2vTo get involved, be a part of an activity, argument.Wen labuten du sem yó du katay yem tau yó.He is involved in the killing of that man.syndakit 1.1hentngónhomong 1.1omong
lad1nCentavo.
laen tdusidiom oftdus 1.2To slit open the intestines of a pig with a knife or sharpened stick.
laf2idiom oflaf1 1.1To cut off knots in wood, joints in bamboo, leaves from coconut fronds.
lafang11.1nStep, the act of walking.1.2vTo take a step, to walk; to skip/step over something.syngulé 1.2ulé1
lafin11.1nLayer, as layers of clothing; sheet of paper, as a page in a book.1.2vTo add another layer.cfafid 1.2slafi 1.2
lafì1vTo fold up; turn over.Lafiem eta.Fold it upward.synhedweleng 1.1lakun 1.1cfbkut 1.2
lafu11.1n(Of people) scabies.cfkékél 1.11.2vTo be infected with scabies.cfaaw 1.3ketel 1.1
lafù1nDry leaves or twigs.
lagan1nShuttle used in weaving cloth.2n(Of locusts and bees) the few that begin to appear ahead of the great cloud of them coming along behind; forerunner, precursor.33.1n(Of blacksmith) the framework used for putting the heated iron in, in order to bend it and make it curve, as the frame for a plow.3.2vTo make/use this framework