nOne half of s.t.half of s.t.Pangurungne aku den tengaˈ buwasnen.She gave me one half of her rice.būddangew
tengaˈ metroOne half meter.sīng tengaˈ1/4 of a measure (meter, cup, etc.).tengaˈ sīng tengaˈ3/4 of a measure (meter, cup, etc.).
vsubjectmag-To divide s.t. into two equal amounts or pieces; to half s.t.half s.t., to; divide into two (equal pieces or amounts)Tengaˈne buwasnen.She divided her rice in two equal amounts.Magtengaˈne kite kennanu iyan.Let’s half that fish of yours.Magtengaˈsiyebuwasda karutin.They divide one sack of rice into two equal amounts.29WAYS OF CUTTINGWAYS OF CUTTING
v. statTo be half way or midway between two points.half way between two pointsNengaˈnebuwasda karutin.One sack of rice is half way down.Nengaˈne ellewin si lettuhan.The sun is half way up to the zenith.Nengaˈ bahangi tekkaden.They arrived at midnight.Niyaˈbadjuˈ pangurungne aku, hatu ne meˈ nengaˈ.She gave me a blouse; perhaps it is already approximately half way between (old and new).Hatunekami meˈ nengaˈ si lān behu magkaˈat jīpin.We were perhaps approximately half way on the road when the jeep broke down.