Tboli - English


lutnA bamboo tube used for cooking, cut in a desired length with the inside cleaned out. What is to be cooked is placed inside with leaves stuffed into the top, then it is roasted over the fire until the entire tube is burned, then the food is ready to eat.vTo use a bamboo tube for cooking.g-, h-, k-, m-, n-, s-.
luténA viand made from the pounded insides of the banana stalk or the chopped heart of bisol.
lutós1vTo kill, destroy or get slowly, as wasting plants little by little at an early stage of growth or finishing something up little by little before the time it is really needed.lutós le yem bakù lomi huluhu ni kem tau ni.These people here (had already been coming back and forth) to get little by little my newly planted tobacco.g-, h-, k-, kes-, -em-, m-.Deng tódô kdéen tau gotu nee fen lemutós yem tey huluhu bè yem kbel bitil.It was just everyone who finished off little by little my big garden in the hunger season.-en-, n-, s-.2vTo go for help all the time to the same person until he has nothing left; to keep someone else from having more than you.-em-.Lu se alì lemutós du.They are the ones who always come for help and keep him poor.-en-.Là gfaen du yó alì élél ke là alì lenutós le du yó kem fes lówóhen.He wouldn't have the trouble of being so poor if his family didn't run to him for help all the time.cflotos 2
lututvarmlututvTo get pregnant.g-, h-, k-, m-.cflolu 1adjPregnant, with young.
LutuypnA certain spirit-being in the Big Spirit story.
luubvarlemuub1nAn arrow that has a jacket holder covering the sharp end.cfhanak 1Appendix 21-01 Hunting and war implements2nA ring around the outside edge of an infected wound or sore.vFor a sore to keep getting larger even after a scab has formed.-em-, -en-.
luunvarlóónvTo always be in a place aside from your own.Són yó ne luun ye gunù sotu tau là olò ye henek bè kuy gunù.It's only at the house of another where you always are, not staying at your own house.g-, h-, k-, -em-, -en-.
luyvarhluymluyv(Of a ball or anything round) to roll down a hill, or to roll along the ground.g-, h-, k, m-, n-, s-.Sidek kesfatay le kem libun tu tódô le sluy lem tonok.Those women there had a bad way of quarreling; they just rolled each other on the ground.synsbunù 1bunù 1
luyungnThe part of the base of a tree to which the roots are attached or start out.