Tboli - English


hóngólvTo jut, protrude, bulge, stick out behind, as when bent over carrying a heavy load.Tek hóngól Yê Klongkong mbô halay gu bè Bong Busaw.Yê Klongkong was so heavily loaded carrying rice from Big Spirit she stuck out behind (wasn't able to walk straight).
hóngónvarhengónvTo gather, collect; to make plenty.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-.synstifun 1wen 1
hóngówvTo cut the hair very short.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.Appendix 08 Ways of cuttingadj(Of hair, nails) a very short cut.cfhutu 1
hótólvTo lean a pole or something in an almost flat position with only a little bit of one end on something else.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.
hówólfromówól 2varsfówólvTo hang up a bunch of ears of corn; to tie a trap with the loop hanging down.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.synfét 2
hówóngfromówóng 11vTo float on the surface of water.synklowong 12vTo be carried or taken away.Deng hówóng bè sotu logi yem yehenen huli.His latest wife was taken away by (ran away with) another man.h-.Root refówóng 2
hóyówvarkóyówvTo fit, capacitate, enable.Hóyów béléu yem tlumfaem.Your shoes fit me.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.advEnough; so much so.Tehe yu kun ekni tey tehe glaan yem longit, tek hóyów nogot, là kô le slayuk tonok.Formerly the sky was very low, low enough to touch it; the sky and the ground weren't far from each other.Tey mnóm tnógóhem ni hóyów là geblayem ke yehenem.What you cooked is really delicious; so much so you wouldn't give your spouse any (you wanted to eat it all yourself).Hóyów tenfê te uu ni tey ksidek nmoem béléu ni.It's enough (reason) for me to slap you, this is a very bad thing you did to me.
hsafromsavTo shoo a chicken away.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-.
hsagvarmensagnShout, yell.Hgelem hsagem dé.Make your shout loud.vTo shout, call out, as in cheering someone on, as men traveling along the trail; to yell at someone afar off or at one who cannot be seen in the dark.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Nawaw hensag le mulul maan kgefeten dini.Imagine their shouting (there) on the mountain ridge, it was clear when it reached here.men-.Hligal le, kmuli le, mensag kem logi, hegwoy ne hengawê kem libun.They're happy, they laugh, the men shout, the women shout and make merry.
hsalàfromsalà1nPenalty, fine.Tey bong hsalà le dou.I had to pay a very big fine.vTo accuse; to make charges against someone; to fine someone.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-.Okóm bè yem kekteng le yó, ten-gama le kô gekteng le yem tau gunu le hemsalà kul.But when they pull (someone to the food basket), they are careful because they might pull a person whose relative might fine them.-en-.Sok stulón bè libun yem logi ke siwol le, hensalà yem mà yem libun yem logi.If a man talks with a woman when they are showing interest in each other, the father of the woman will fine him.se-.cfdel 12vTo miss the mark.cfgsalà 1salà
hsawangfromsawang 1vTo make incomplete, lacking; to fall short of.Béem hsawang ke wen blayem do.Don't make it incomplete if you give me something.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Sok wen hentóbóng tau béléem béem hensawang ke wen tóbóngem.If someone asks help from you, don't make it fall short if you have (something) to help.
hsengfromsengvTo intervene, to come in between in order to prevent something.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-.synbleng 1
hsébfromsébvTo talk with an irritating loudness.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.cfbél 1btutin 2hséél 1seklita 1sélék 1setbong 1tbong 2tif 1
hséélvTo talk fast with an irritating loudness.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.cfbél 1btutin 2hséb 1sébseklita 1sélék 1setbong 1tbong 2tif 1
hsilungfromsilung 1vTo stand, stay under something for shade.ke-, -en-.synhgolung 1golung
hsitvTo whistle at someone.Sidek mius bélê le tu kem tau dlem mlò hsit le.It's bad passing by those people down below, they all whistle (at you).ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Hyu ke tódô tnaba ye o bê ye hensit ou anì lae lembut.It is good if you just call me, just don't whistle at me so that I won't get angry.se-.cfnuhul 1swit 1
hsiwi ngànAct of choosing a godparent.vTo choose a godparent.cfhliton 1liton
hsokolfromokol 2vTo ferret out details by questioning, dig out, find out the truth.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.cfsokol 1okol 2
hsunYell.vTo cry out, yell.Nungol ye tey hsu le mneged.Listen to them yell going up the hill.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.cfmensu 1su
hsuengfromsuengvTo snap at people.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.Béem tendo hensueng lu yó kem ngà kô là angat lolò le kóm.Don't always snap at those children; they might not want to live with you later on.synheglenget 1glengetheskong 1hileng 1htifós 1tifóssunget 1