Tboli - English


tegtelnRhipidura javanica nigritorquis.Black and white fantail; or Malaysian fantail.Appendix 10 Birds
tegtinEumenes fraternus.Potter wasp, which is bigger than éfél, smaller than tebwón.cféfél 1songkò 1tebwón 1Appendix 14 Bees and wasps
tegulanAmaurornis phoenicurus.White-breasted swamphen.cftonggéw 1Appendix 10 Birds
tegula lanawnPoliolimnas cinereus ocularis.White-browed rail.Appendix 10 Birds
tegwàvTo estimate, to approximate.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n--.
tegyónfromyón 1vTo fall and land on the buttocks.Yem ngà là dengen hol hulung mógów tek seel, gel tegyón.A child that hasn't learned how to walk very well is always falling on his buttocks.ge-, he-, ke-, -em-, -en--.syntegdung 1gdungcftgóhóng 1óhóngtlidus 1Hanà mógów tegyónStage of growth when a child is learning to walk, he falls and starts to walk again until he can balance.
tehevartahaadvTense marker (remote past), as formerly, previously, earlier.Deng kól ne yem tehe tinok le.What they requested previously has already arrived.
tek1nA remuneration (given in exchange for traditional Tboli medicine).Kdéen klasi bulung, sal wen teken. Ke laen dù teken, là mtuden.Every type of medicine always requires a remuneration. If there is no remuneration, it won't be effective.If an individual does not know the proper ingredients for a certain traditional medicine and goes to someone who does know, it is understood that something will be given for this knowledge. It is important that what is given is something that has been worn or used by the one requesting the medicine, i.e., a piece of clothing, traditional jewelry, a rice pot. Even if money is given, it is not considered a payment, rather it is part of the procedure to make the medicine effective.vTo give a remuneration, as in exchange for traditional medicine.Teken du filak yem bulung wek nwahen.She gave money as remuneration for the hair medicine she got.g-, h-, k-, m-.Hyu ke wen kóm tngón bulung anì là budi mtek bè kem dumu tau.Good if you yourself know the medicine so that you do not need to give a remuneration to other people.n-.Ntek le kuleng udì.They gave the little kettle as a remuneration for it.s-.2vTo hit or strike a bolo or knife on something to test the sharpness.Béem tek bè yó badung kô kbéng.Don't strike my bolo there, it might chip.g-, h-, k-, m-, n-.cftbutek1 13advOnly, just (expressing a limitation).Tek limu tau mógów.Only five people went.Balù tek sgoyu geblaen bulung bolos.Even if it's only one cob (of corn) it's enough for early corn.
tekangadjForemost, before all others; first time.ge-, he-, ke-.Yó lanen yem nsol ni, duhen yem ketekangen kemlo du udì yem hol funen.The meaning of this weeding ritual is that it's the owner's first time to weed a little (likened to a ground breaking ceremony).-m-, -n-, se-.syntanay 1cftganay 1
tekdisnA tree and its fruit, a small, juicy, sour fruit that is white, pink or reddish skinned; seeds are ver bitter and must be removed before eating.cfbekow 1ngihan 1twól 1Appendix 09-03 Fruit trees
tekduvTo jerk, as when muscles relax during sleep.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
tekednHeel.Yó kun Iwas, nen e mtung teked kun Iwas talak helek, tudaen Hnu kun.It's reported that Monkey pushed his heel down into the sand, and he threw Turtle.Appendix 12 Body parts of a personvTo hit someone with the heel (kick, step on someone in fights).g-, h-, k-, -m-, -n-.Denge tô mtafì nan e tneked ou bè yem gunuw htinof mò nmò.I about passed out when he kicked me where I was quietly working.s-, sem-, sen-.
tekefnEel trap.Appendix 22 Traps
teklévarhetekléklé kdawvTo slip something off its place; to slip and fall off the edge of something.Mom teklé te kuluhu fét yem nbóu, gotu mkok.The strap of what I'm carrying slipped off my head; it all spilled.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-, se-, sen-.teklé te kwangidiomAnyone who dishonors his parents by evil ways or laziness or who does not follow in doing good.; Said of a person who does not go straight, or has changed in a negative sense.
tekmunnLarge, white, shiny seashell.
teknelvTo shudder when seeing something awful, as a bad wound or something one is afraid of, such as a worm.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.synsekned 1
tekoknThe sound produced when one gags.Appendix 19 SoundsvTo gag, as when about to vomit.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.
tekokokfromkokoknWarning sounds of roosters and hens as they go along together.Appendix 19 Soundsv(Of fowls) to cry out with fright.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-.Yem onuk temkokok igoen tungô.The chicken cries out while it sleeps.-n-, se-.Sometimes this happens if the chicken dreams. It signals that a bad spirit or people are around them.
tekolunA kind of tree.Appendix 09-02 Trees for lumber and other uses
teksì1nThe strip of abaca.vTo prepare abaca for stripping.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.2nThe tool (knife) used to strip abaca from the plant.Appendix 21-02 Harvesting and planting implements3nA witness to something.vTo witness something.-m-.
tekuyproWe, us, our, ours inclusive (all four pronoun sets).Nim blotik gel tenngel le ni, sundu yem blotik alì wen ton tekuy hnóng kifu.This star they always look at (for planting rice) is not the very many stars we see shining at night.
tekwalvTo go, come.ge-, he-, ke-, -m-, -n-.Kiwól tenkwal le edini kem ngà ni?What made these children frequently come (back and forth) here?synógów 1
tekyànAn expensive kind of betel nut box, made of brass with decorations.Tey dê tekyà le yê dì.Aunt's family has many betel nut boxes.Kihu hnihen kmagi, tedyung, fandì sentlà, tekyà mógów, kólen bè kudà.She can ask for anything, either a gold necklace, black skirt, plaid blanket, betel nut box with wheels or a horse.Tekyà bnukù yem blay le ke yê.A betel nut box with a design is what they gave to mother.cfblogo 1
telvarmtel1nErection, arousal of sex organ.vTo arouse.2nWedge, anything hard inserted into something bundled up to tighten it.vTo tighten a bundle by inserting a wedge (piece of wood or bamboo) into the bundle.g-, h-, k-, m-, n-.Ntelem baki koyu yem kél benkesem anì hol mget.Insert a woodchip into the stickbroom you are tying together to make it really tight.
telegbengnEonyeteris spelaea glandifera.Philippine dawn bat.cfkebeg 1Appendix 28 Bats