Tboli - English


lebàadjBroken, collapsed; worn out, as a woman after child-bearing; dismantled, destroyed.h-.synamà 1cfbolok 2gbà 1lebà nawaidiomPining, grieving, longing for (someone or something).
lebebegnSound of rain; rumble, as a plane landing or a group of people shuffling along on the ground.Deng tódón lebebeg tonok nen e mdef ówóng kem sendalù.The rumble of the ground when the soldier's plane landed was unpreventable.Tódô lebebeg uni tihen tau.There was the rumbling sound of people's feet (walking).Appendix 19 SoundsvTo make noise with the feet.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
lebedvarglebedvTo meet in order to deliver something.Lebed ye do ditu bè fedyan ke wen bayad ye do.If you have a payment for me, meet me and deliver it to me in the market.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.synlebet 1slà 1slong 1
lebegnSediment in soup or water that settles on the bottom of a container.vTo stir up, disturb sediment.he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synblubug 1adjDisturbed, stirred up, as water after an earthquake.synlebol 1
lebenednBruise, as from a fall or beating.
lebeng1varhebengnBurial; grave.Ke tek hanà klamangen te kohù yem lanen, ne ke kmutel muhen, yó tennefen lebeng.If the area he has (prepared) is still the size of a firetable, and the turtledove calls, it foretells a burial.vTo bury.Gotu lebengem lu.You bury them all.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-.Omin le lembeng lemen yem bulung henok halay.Then they bury in it the medicine that makes the rice to swell.-en-, se-.cfbot 32nA healing ritual.Anything taken from the person's body is buried in the ground so that the sick person will get well.vTo bury something from a sick person.-m-.Lembengi dé.You bury something.
lebetvarglebetvTo meet; to intercept, as people.Lebetem dou bè fedyan yem bayadem dou.Meet me at the market with your payment for me.g-, h-, k-, -em-, -en-, s-.synlebed 1sefed 1slà 1slong 1
lebêvTo fell trees, clumps of bamboo.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
lebélétvTo reverberate, as screaming of short duration.Tek sulék lebélét langaten etlem.Just once her screaming reverberated down below.h-, k-, -m-, -n-.
lebésvTo overflow, spill over.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synlanab 1
lebétvTo extend, expand in size, as a field, sore or a tear in clothing.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-, se-.cflémék 1
leblabnWild boar.cfsdô 1sdô bnes 1Appendix 27-02 Wild animals
leblutnThe sound of expelling gas during bowel movement.Appendix 19 SoundsvTo have a loose bowel movement.Keban gunun leblut ngà ni ta klósól.Here in the yard isn't the place for a child to have a loose bowel movement.he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
lebnongadj(Of the day or the moon) dark, gloomy, overcast.he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.cflenù 1
lebokadjLoose, as a belt; sagging.Gel béhéng yem newel ke wen gunun lebok yem hlasaen.The weaving is slanted when the warp is slack.syntlê 1
lebolvarLembolvTo make turbid, murky or muddy, rile up.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.Bê ye lenbol kut yem él mom là hyu dog mnigef du.Don't you make that water murky for us, it won't be good to fish in it.adjMuddy, turbid, riled, as a river after a hard rain.synlebeg 1
lebonnGoose bumps.-n-.mdà lebonuTo get goose bumps when it is cold, having fever or when in awe of something.
lebosadvContinually.he-, ke-, -m-.Sawang tô là gotuhen sok lembosem ma du.It's understandable/obvious it's gone if you continually take some from it.-n-.synlumbus 1seflós 1hlós 1són mò 1
lebotùnRound, but long lumps.vTo make lumps.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.cfbetwol 1ukuk 1
leboyovarbloyovTo sag because of too much weight, as a floor.Móyón sut blututen, deng tey leboyo.She's almost ready to give birth; she's already sagging (of pregnant women or animals).he-, ke-.
lebóvTo subside, abate, decrease, as level of flood water, pain, anger, fever.Sok deng lembó dunuk omin ye yó he mifal.When the flood has subsided, then you can cross over.g-, h-, k-, -m-.Deng lembó kinien lanen minum bulung.His fever abated because he drank the medicine.-n-.synleken 2
lebóbólvTo make loose.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.cflémék 1adjLoose, slack (what was tight is no longer tight).-m-.Deng lembóból bkesen tud tuu.The tie on that support post there has loosened.
lebóg1nThe spittal or regurgitated food, as from a child after nursing.vTo regurgitate, spit up.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.synbolok 1cftotol 12nState of decomposition.adjSwollen, as beans soaked in water; bloated, as in a state of decomposition.g-, h-, k-, -m-.Deng lembóg ne yem kton le du masà.He was already bloated when they saw him lying there (dead).-n-.synledak 1ledég 1ledug 1
lebókn(Of people) clan, descendants; (of animals) brood.Yem lebók le Gadu tembong bè Mà Milang.The clan of Gadu descended from Mà Milang.vTo produce many offspring; to spread.h-, k-, -m-.Tehe udì lebók le deng le baling lemobung, lembók le.Their spreading was small before (but now) they have become huge (in number), they spread (area occupied also became larger since the occupants became many).-n-.synból 2sfu 3fu 2tbong 1