Tboli - English


heglusvTo scrape a hot, roasted ear of corn so the top of the kernels burst and are delicious when done.Hol heglus ye ke métê ye silà anì mnóm.Really scrape off the tops of the corn when you roast it so that it's tasty.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.cfleglus 1glus
hegmónadjProud; conceited; domineering.ge-, ke-, -em-, -en-.synhambug 1hanggan 1hbong dandón 1hegeta knù1 1hegyag 1heklabak 2htiól 1hton dóyón1 1hton salù 1cfhegdag 1
hegmuadjWell dressed (usually of young women for the purpose of making a good marriage).vTo keep well dressed.Yó kem ngà libun hegmu yê dì ekni tey le kmimu.Those young women that aunt formerly kept well-dressed had many things.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n--.cfhebkes 1bkeshegkes 1
hegnogvTo slink, move stealthily or furtively, as in fear.Ke sok le kemfô sit bè salahen yó kem ngà teganay ekni gel le hegnog anì là mton yem sit.When children in former times caught the rice bird in her nest, they would move stealthily so the bird couldn't see them.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synbsog 1hebsog 1bsogadvStealthily.Yem tau sok mnayaw són moen mógów hegnog.The person who is raiding always goes stealthily.cfhlok 2mógów hegnogTo walk in readiness, silently, bent over as when hunting.
hegnokvTo underestimate someone.synlumê 1
hegnôfromhegnùge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
hegnómfromgnómfromnómvTo cause to experience, go through, as torture, suffering.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-, se-.synhegfàheglan 1lan 1heglumfak
hegnùvarhegnôvTo rest.Sok le deng malù lemiteg udì, na le na gel hegnù likót ne gel le sfamak.When they are already a little tired, they will rest a short time and give each other betel nut chews.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n--.
hególóvTo arch the back, as when stretching, as a horse or carabao in order to pass under a low place.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
hegselfromgselfromselRoot refsel 1vTo repent.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
hegsudfromsudvTo start and stop on the way because of fear or surprise; to back out of something.Là dohò benlihu du bà mon hegsude bè yem tey btesen.I didn't buy it, I backed out due to its high cost.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
hegtegsynhegyón 1fromyón 1
hegwesfromwesvTo walk briskly with chin up, unmindful of people around you due to pride and being a show-off.Bang nmò ye sendaw ni ke là hegwes lem blóng tey tau.What else did you do all day long if not walking briskly in a proud manner in the midst of people.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synhegfes 1
hegwisvTo indirectly put someone down.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n--.Béem alì hen-gwis kdumum.Don't be putting down your companions.synagang 1hfulù 1fulù*
hegwoyv(Of women) to sing a tune with lots of slurs (may be only one word) when their work is done, or they are happy about something or when climbing a mountain when it's hot.Hligal le kmuli, mensag kem logi, hegwoy ne hengawê kem libun.(When planting rice) they enjoy laughing; the men yell, the women sing for joy and make merry.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
hegyagvTo show off, boast of one's abilities.Niten hegyag snafangen.He's boasting about his gun.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synhegdag 1hegmón 1heklabak 2htiól 1hton dóyón1 1hton salù 1
hegyónfromyón 1adjMany seated, as people.Tek tlu yem tau tinoku okóm bè yem kkólu bé yó deng tódô hegyón tau mangat do.I requested only three people but when I arrived many people were seated waiting for me.synhegtegsonil 1
heheknPost, as upright timber or metal firmly fixed used to prop, support.Tau munung gunù myón bè but hehek klohok ofi.The host of the house sits at the base of the post near the fire.Yó gel kmò le du yem angat, tey geta, bede tek udì, ne tek fat heheken.This is how they always make the bird watching shelter; it's very high up but very small and has only four posts.Appendix 11 Parts of a traditional housevTo use something for a post.g-, k-, -m-, -n-.
hehifromhivTo urge an animal along.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.Henhihem yem klembew yó anì géhéli gefet.Urge that carabao along so that you'll quickly arrive.
heisfromisnThe act of saying is to sic a dog onto another dog or person.vTo sic a dog on another dog.ge-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
hekvarhókexprAha! Listen to that!Hek, mdef ngà blawang udì tmengen blóng hulok Datù Fak.Listen to that, a small mosquito was biting between the eyebrows of Chief Frog.vTo cheer on, as when listening to a storyteller.men-.
hekabalfromkabal*vTo carry a child on the back with the arms around the carrier's neck. The legs may dangle down or cross at the stomach of the carrier; to carry small animals on the back with the carrier hanging onto their feet beside his head.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-, se-.cfhuyù 1ligen 1nkem 1kem 2nogot 1ogot 2Appendix 07 Ways of carrying