Tboli - English


twél1n(Of metal) such as brass, for melting and pouring into beeswax molds.v(Of metal work) to cast.ge-, he-.Là dengen deng yem hilet hetwélem do là denge gemwa twél.The belt you wanted me to cast for you isn't done yet, I wasn't able to get the brass yet.ke-, -em-, -en-.2vTo pour over, as water when bathing a child.Yó nmò le, tenwél le él...What they do is, they pour water over it...ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-, sem-, sen-, kese-.synkok 2
twilvTo pry, use leverage to remove, as a lid off a can, coconut out of its shell.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-, sem-, sen-.
twogunOlder sibling.Appendix 03 Terms of address
twokTagalog sasanNipa frutican.Nipa palm.cfbadù 1basag 1bnuut 1bunut 1lefò 1tbà 2tifas 1Appendix 09-01 Palm trees
twolivarsetwolinYounger sibling.Ke deng gotu hulô okóm udì dù lemnaw du, mon le sóól twolin.When (the rice) is already all red but still a little bit of green left in it, they say it is half younger sibling.se-.Brothers and sisters.Tehe yu kun ekni wen ngà logi mentey mkina kahì, sotu ngà laen dù dumuhen setwoli, tek sotuhen.Formerly there was a male child who was guarding the salt machine, a child who had no siblings; he was an only child.Appendix 03 Terms of address
twonnProvision, support, assistance for a family member living outside the home.vTo provide for, as one's family member that lives outside the home.Tedu se olò twon ye du tu du yê ye?What do you at least give to provide for your mother?ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-, sem-, sen-, kese-.cfbasa 1blay 1lasam 1
twólTagalog makopanA tree and its fruit which is re-skinned, sweet and entirely edible.cfbekow 1ngihan 1tekdis 1Appendix 09-03 Fruit trees
twónnAdoption.v(Of people) to adopt.ge-.Tey kegenu hemdeen mengà botong getwónu ngà dumu tau.For a long time I longed to have my own child; I resorted to adopting a neighbor's child.he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-, sem-, sen-.
tyanadj(Of people for food) greedy.he-, ke-, -em-, -en-.cfalum 1sbì 1seglom 1lom
tyuhuvartyuhuyexprWord used to distract from heat or pain.vTo call out, in order to distract from heat or pain.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en-, se-, sem-, sen-, kese-.synmensaghsagcfmensu 1su