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talub (sp. var. salub) 1comm. a measure of about six cubic inches or equal to six big sardine cans. Sim: hopa, ganta. (sem. domains: 8.2.8 - Measure.) 2trans. to measure with a container that can equal the amount. Talubon yu nan boga. You measure the rice. Muntalub dah kape. They are measuring the coffee. Tumalub kah boga ta alan tulang mu. Measure some rice for your brother to take along. ‑on/‑in‑, muN‑/nuN‑, ‑um‑/‑imm‑.
topong 1comm. a measure of arm’s length, about a meter long; from tip of fingers to opposite shoulder. [The length of the palayon-wood with tuknul in the hingngot ritual is hintopong.] Hintopong di kadukken nan itungu. The length of the firewood is about a meter. hiN‑. (sem. domains: 8.2.8 - Measure.) 2trans. to measure something in general. Topngom di iha-ang mu yaden ugge inila on waday himmawwang hi bisita taku. You always measure what you cook and yet we don’t know when we might have unexpected visitors. Itpong mu nan bilau. Use the stick to measure it. Adi matpong kanuy naminhod nan ha-oy. He says his love for me is beyond measure. ‑on/‑in‑, i‑/iN‑, ma‑.