Tboli - English


lefutvTo be somewhat pop-eyed; to show above the ground, as a tuber plant.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-.
lefùn(Of bones) joint.cflengù 1Appendix 12 Body parts of a person
legadawnSickle.Fasem du ni legadaw.Cut the grass with this sickle.Appendix 21-02 Harvesting and planting implements
legadìTagalog lagarinA file, a tool used for smoothing or grinding down.Appendix 21-02 Harvesting and planting implementsvTo file something.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
legalisnRed scratches or marks on the skin after scratching or being scratched by thorns.vTo mark with scratches.he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
legasvTo throw out an assortment of unwanted things in anger.g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-, s-.lemgas udélTo speak many things in a quarrel with someone.
legasingTagalog maninArachis hypogaea.Peanut.Appendix 17-08 Tubers
legàvTo overcook something; to be over-ripe.g-, h-, k-, -m-.Ke deng gotu hulô kdéen, mon le deng lemgà, ne nbut le ne lemogom.When all of it is red (rice in the field), they say it is over-ripe, and they begin to harvest by handfuls.-n-.adjOvercooked, over-ripe.
legdegnSound of footsteps, walking or running.Appendix 19 SoundsvTo make the sound of footsteps when walking or running.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n--.Laen dumu len-gdeg le ke là edini du.There isn't any other place they make their sound of footsteps if it's not coming here.
leged1advUpstream, higher area (whole area)."Mungi do dé," monen, "na nauy soging huluw leged.""You go with me," he said, "to visit the bananas I planted upstream."Sal fi leged yem kulu él.The source of the river is always in a higher area.Deng le kól tleged ekimel.They arrived at a distant place higher up yesterday afternoon.varsnegedantbwak 1ool 2cfsubô 12adjIndustrious; diligent.Tau leged bè Tboli anien ke là dengen mógów miwol libun, tódô wen mton du.In Tboli even if an industrious person doesn't go looking for a girl, there will be one that finds him.Són tenngel le béléen bè kegeden ne bè kehyu nawan, masa ne kenbong nawan tuónen.The only (things) they look for in him are his industriousness and his good breath (character), his giving and his love for his parents-in-law.antawal 2duk 1ledug 2ledut 2lefu 1synkimed 1megenek 1fromgenek
legemvarmegemnBruise, black and blue spot.Sana knô yem tey legem sigelen lan yehenen.The bruise on her arm caused by her husband is still there.vTo swell up, as bruises.adj(Of colors) dark; (of bruises) black and blue with natural skin colors.-em-.Tey lemegem sigelen.Her arm has a (bad) bruise on it.m-.synbolok 1cflemudem 1megem hitem2Purple.megem hulôCrimson, deep red.megem lemnawDark green.megem mélélDark yellow.
legemotv(Of people) to wrap up in a blanket.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
legenadjLong, in relation to time.Sok deng malù legen sok mékéng, omin le lemdof, nofok le kem koyu lembang.After a somewhat long time when it's dry, then they chop off the branches and cut down the big trees.Deng legen udì ominen mosò halay, ne là hol hyu bud mógów gu lemen, mon le kô tfok bukù halay.A long time later when the rice is filled out, it's not very good to go inside (the field); they say the joints (heads) of rice might break off.Kegenen he?How long will it be?g-, h-, k-.Tey kegenem.Why did it take you so long?/You were a very long time.-m-, -n-.synhlolu1 1lolucfdulas 1ganggà 1anggàgékét 1ékétgolun 1olunhlalé 1labi 1léét 1lima 1lindò 1linggà 1linggot 1lumu 1olun 11teyen 1tolun 1le kegenenidiomIt won't take long."Là," mon Mal, "dini ne, le kegenen he hetò kesok megkay sem gunù.""No," Tarsier said, "I'll stay here, it won't take long to jump when the house is raised."
legengnA tree with a marble-size hard seed.A place near Datal Badak is called Lem Legeng.Appendix 09-02 Trees for lumber and other uses
legetungnBulge.adjBulging, as muscular calf of the leg.
legidùn(Of a horse's gait) single-foot; (of a horse's gait) rack. (The gait of a horse in which the foot fall sequence is right hind, right fore, left hind, left fore and makes for very smooth riding.)vTo rack.he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.cfhlóngkóy 1lekaut 1lekotut 1
legilingvTo encircle something.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.adjRound, circular.synblotù 1
legilunWrithing movement, as a snake or earthworm when hurt.vTo writhe (twist and turn) from pain.h-, ke-.adjWobbly, unsteady, as a foot bridge.
leglatnA briar plant with edible fruit, the leaves look like those of a strawberry plant.Appendix 17-04 Ferns and vines
leglednA crease or line between rolls of fat.syngeled 2cfglong 1leglong 1glong 1
leglis1n(Of design) horizontal stripe.2adjStriped, wavy up and down, as a stripe design on Tboli cloth.
leglongfromglong 1nCrease between rolls of fat.adjCreased; (of bottleneck) indented.Tey mabù yem ngà ke alì leglong kem tihen ne sigelen.A child is very fat if his legs and arms are really creased.Béem kayang bè gónón leglong dé yem sobuy kô glusem.Don't carry the bottle where it is indented, you might lose your grip on it.cflegled 1legolong 1
leglôfromglô 2adjEncircled (of crack) on something.cfglong 1
leglósnSound of grass and rocks being crushed, as when something crashes down a hillside.Appendix 19 SoundsvTo crash, smash, collide.he-, ke-, me-.Bà mon là gdae deng meglós lem klinguhu bè gunun wen.In no way could I not be angry, I was crashed (humiliated) in my ears in public.se-.Deng ne le e seglamù Kitem blek bong deng tódô muni seglós etlem.When Blacky (the dog) and the huge wild boar came across each other it was the sound of crashing together far below.
leglusfromglusfromlusRoot reflus 1nSound of something being released, of rushing down a hill.Appendix 19 SoundsvTo rush off; to let go of, as a horse; to spring off, as an arrow.Deng le gotu leglus etu ne eginu kem ngà mnagì.Those school children all rushed off there earlier.he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.cfheglus 1teglus 1glus