Personal Actions Pasekot ka = come close palawak ka = go away anˈngge ka = stand aningkōˈ ka = sit palˈngngan ka = walk paragan ka = run pabangun ka = rise up Manipulating Object Actions angˈntan ka būk = touch the book angelo ka būk = get the book angˈnnaˈ ka būk = put […]
Dinding = wall lantay = floor atop = roof lawang = door tandawan = window hāg = stilts or posts of home kamalig = porch (no roof) balkun = porch (with roof) kusina = kitchen lapohan = stove pasungiˈan = bathroom uˈan = pillow tepo = bed angkap = story (1st story, 2nd story…) lamisahan […]
manuk-manuk = bird aˈa = human bigi = seed palibut = plant sagiˈ = seaweed (dialect?) Bbung = dolphin etek dikiˈ-dikiˈ = duckling anak manuk = chick eroˈ = dog usa = deer tayubu = mushrooms manuk aheya = rooster kagang = crab kubing = squirrel kuting = cat bāˈ = pig kohol = snail […]
Buwattingga hˈllingna ni aku? = How does he answer me? Buwattingga hˈllingku tudju ni iya? = How do I answer him? Ai tilawku ma iya? = What is my question for him?
Pehēˈ aku ni tabuˈ = I’m going to the market (dialect variant) Pī aku ni tabuˈ = I’m going to the market Aniya kanuˈus pinabˈlli’an? = Do you have squid for sale? Aniya = I have. Halam = I don’t have any. Pila sin dakilu? = How much does it cost per kilo? Dahatus dakilu. […]
Indayku = I don’t know. Mbal aku = I don’t want. Sigadin na = It’s not up to me anymore. Angagad ka = Wait. Angagad ka dai’-dai’ = Wait a moment. Pal’kkas ka = Hurry up. Da’a na = Don’t do it. Gana-gana na = later Pī’un na = ok, go on, get going, let’s […]
Abati aku. = I wake up. Amandi aku. = I shower. Bay aku amangan. = I ate already. Anambawa gi aku emponku. = I still need to brush my teeth. Angandakdakan aku. I am washing clothes. Bay aku amassa kitab diˈilaw. = I read God’s Word yesterday. Amassa aku kitab. = I’m reading God’s Word. […]
Personal Pronouns aku = I kita = we (two people) kitam = we (more than two) kami = we (exclusive) ka’a = you ka’am = you (plural) iya = he/she/it sigā = them (two people) sigām = them (more than two) Possessive Pronouns -ku = my -ta = our (two people) -tam = our […]