nThe equal or likeness of s.t.Hāplumaˈ iyan, gaˈ niyaˈ saliˈne.That house is nice; there is none like it.Dende iyan gaˈ niyaˈ saliˈne pettennen.That girl has no equal as to her good behavior.
nLikeness, similarity.Kapayahin duk biyabas gaˈ niyaˈ pagsaliˈanne.There is no similarity (between) a papaya and a guava.Meˈ mākanak miyaˈan bisan kambal magseddili bantukden. Iye du pagsaliˈannen si kōkde, saliˈ kulinut.Those children have different appearances even though they are twins. The only likeness is their hair; it is equally curly.
v. statFor s.t. to be equal, alike, the same.same; alike; equal; likenessSaliˈdu hadjeden.Their height is the same.Magsaliˈ bantukden.Their appearance is the same (they look alike).kuweˈepangsameagid2demikkiyanayu-ayu2leppenglingupasangsugabiddaˈseddī2
vTo compare s.t.compare s.t.Daˈakewpasaliˈ, gey kite sumaliˈ.Don’t compare us; we cannot be compared.Pasaliˈneku si aˈa dehellu.He compared me to people of old.Daˈapasaliˈun lumaˈnun si lumaˈnen, peggeˈ lumaˈnen hāp manamal.Don’t compare your house with his house, because his house is very nice.
vTo compare with s.t.; to match s.t.Geysiyekasaliˈante peggeˈekka sīnde.We cannot compare (ourselves) with them because they have much money.Bangku pabasag maghinang kasaliˈanku dayahannen.If I work hard I will match his wealth.
vTo make s.t. be the same, copy s.t.Bangkew ngahinang lumaˈ saliˈanun hadja hadje lumaˈ inin.When you build a house, just make it the same size as this house.Saliˈante hadja addatnen.We just copy her customs.