Tboli - English


dilôvTo realize, to recognize.Lusà du gunu Tukol e smolu anì là dilô Ko du yem kmò du.Tailor Bird turned around and around so that Hornbill wouldn't recognize what he was doing.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.syngfan 1cfhilô 2ilôilô 1
dilófnFlame.vTo flame up.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-.
dilósnSpleen.Appendix 12 Body parts of a person
dilutvTo lick with the tongue.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.To lick each other (as dogs and cats).cfdeef 1imu 1
dinivarsendinidemHere, present, on the spot, here about."Là," mon Mal, "dini ne, le kegenen he hetò kesok megkay sem gunù.""No," Tarsier said, "just here now; it doesn't take long to jump when the house is raised."e-.Towards here.sen-.To be this side of something.
dinsulv(Of people) to compel, force.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.synbinsul 1
dingesvTo moan, groan or whine for something, as a child in fear or pain or someone having to do something they don't want to do.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.synhémé 1sngì 1
disnPeelings, skin.Bê ye tusak dis ubi.Don't scatter the sweet potato peelings.vTo peel off the outer skin, as potatoes.g-, h-, k-, m-, n-.cfki 1saf 1ukét 1Appendix 08 Ways of cutting
ditudemThere.Deng mom momot Iwas kun ditu ta, bang tô keblayen ke Hnu de.As for Monkey, instead he ate (the way monkeys do) there on top; he gave nothing at all to Turtle.
diwalvTo stick out the tongue.Dô lengel matahen yem tau tendo diwalen dilaken yó.That person there who continually sticks out his tongue must be drunk.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.Sdiwal le dilak tu but gunu le segdà.The fight began when they stuck out their tongues at each other.
diwelvTo hold something up high and swing it back and forth in a circular motion.g-, h-, k-, -m-.Wen tukung nfét le, sóól él nù lemen, omin le dmiwel du.They tie a string around a bowl half full of water, then they swing it back and forth.-n-, s-.They do this when they want to build a house in a certain spot. If the water in the bowl does not spill, that signals that it is good to build there.synklituk 1cfwel 1
dkenvTo press down on something; to push and hold someone or something against something else.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-.cfdilan 2tken 1
dketnA sticky substance; glue; tape.vTo stick or tack something together; to pin down.Dketem kut bè beng yem tulad yóó.Tack that picture on the wall for us.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-.Béem nmò dmelem demket.Don't pin me down with your charges.-en-, se-.synkefeng 2cfiket 1dket taidiomTo be stuck or charged with something because of strong evidence.Tey kasu bong yem dket le tahem.It's a big crime they are charging you with.
dkot*advTo unnecessarily get involved in something (less skill implied).he-.Béi hedkot mung ke là dengen kemgis lem lówóhem mógów.Don't unnecessarily go along if your body does not have the strength to go.se-, sen-.sendkot nmoen tau ni yakem hendengen se.This person unnecessarily gets his hand into many things, good if he finishes them (but the fact is he does not).sem-, kese-, hese-.
dlagnA forest, i.e., a dense growth of large trees and other plants covering a wide area.Ditu lem dlag tey dê hmikò.In the forest there are so many spirit-beings who frighten people.vTo cut large trees in the forest; to take a shortcut through it.-em-.Demlag kuy.Let's cut the large trees in the forest.-en-.Tey denlag yem lem tuduk.The jungle is very heavily forested.cfnuma 1
dlaganv(Of bees) only a few going off to spy out a place for the whole group.Mom gading ti le kem dlagan nuhag tonu.The feet of the honey bees I saw spying out a place were golden (sign of offspring).
dlanagnWater pouring down roads, gullies, ruts, after a hard rain, like a river; riverlet.Botong gefet dini dlanagen dunuk yó.It even reached here the riverlet of that flood.vTo form a stream.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-.Laen dù él tonem dmanag dini.You didn't see any water form a stream here.cfdunuk 1
dlà*varhedlàmedlànSevere lesson; reproof.vTo have enough suffering to not do something again; to learn a lesson through suffering, correction or discipline.he-, ke-.Kedlaem du ni ke soki deng gwà lem kukub.You'll not do this again when you get out of prison.me-, -en-.cftakas 1tlak 2tlasan 1
dlimun1v(Of magic) to create; to just say the word and it happens.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.2vTo fancy, make believe; to pretend.Moen ke dlimunem yehen kedumum, ilóem nóyóen sem uu. Olohem tô mbot du matay.Why do you make believe (about) you and the husband of your companion, it is obvious he doesn't want you. You are only casting him off to die.Dmimun lomi tau tau tu.That person pretends to be young.-m-.Dmimun sawang logi tau ni.This man pretends to be unmarried.se-.
dlongnA large, soft-wood tree with beautiful grain, good for house building.The bark is used for making storage bins for rice and baskets for gathering honey. The bark is also burned to make ashes to use in soaking newly woven abaca material to make it nice and soft.Appendix 09-02 Trees for lumber and other uses
dluvTo charge; to attack; rush headlong.Dlun ou tau lengel, tô tnibóhen ou.A drunk man attacked me, he tried to knife me.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-.Deng ne le e sedlu te seel, tódô mkal litô.When they attacked each other, immediately blood was spread all over the floor.sedlu hulôidiomTo blush.Sedlu hulô lem uyóhen.His face blushed red.
dlug1vargedlugnThe force, current of flood water.Tanay dlug Sfali là deng gwiten du he kitay.The first current of flood water of the Sfali river didn't take the bridge along yet.vTo flood, coming in waves; to flame, as blown by the wind.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.2vTo force someone to fall into a trap.Béem hedlug kdumum bè yem là tahuhen.Don't trap your companion into what is not true.
dlumuvTo wail; to weep; to cry hard, especially at a death.Timbow matay mà ya tey dlumu kem libunu.When father died how my sisters wailed.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.cfkik 1
dluufromduuv(Of children) to cry continuously; (of dogs) to keep on barking needlessly.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-, se-.cfail 1bak 3hwóng 1toul 1