English. Ash, the residue of burning.
English. Reduces to ash, of something burning.
Subanen. Sug binaalu, kali'u sensulay, miglegabu.
English. My swidden-field became full of ashes when I burned it.
In group with: depug
Subanen. Mabu gupia sug langit ma'niin palas sungu megdupi'.
English. The sky is really gray like it appears when it's about to rain.
English. Any basically gray-colored chicken.
English. A wood structure built to hold a fire for cooking, fire table, stove.
Subanen. Su gebuan nami, mitedut, pu' ingkul gupia manuk.
English. As for our firetable, it['s bottom] has holes in it, because the chickens have dug in it a lot.
Cultural Note. The table is constructed on the floor or at working height. It consists of a shallow box of sturdy timber, with sides ca.
15 cm. high, having sand/soil leveled at ca. 8 cm. deep and linear measurements of ca. 95 cm. x 55 cm.
English. Appears like a cloud, as dust or rain at a distance; is, becomes dusty, hazy.
English. In color, grayish.
Subanen. Mabuabu ig bulen.
English. A fiddle bow is grayish.
Subanen. Su selualu kitu, mabuabui palasen mianud tu tubigan.
English. Those trousers of mine that were grayish floated away in the river.
English. A bird, probably the moluccan graybird,
Scientific name. Coracina morio.
Subanen. Duuni manukamanuk minita'u peglayug mabu ig bembulen, mabu' tigbuabu.
English. There was a bird I saw flying with gray plumage, probably a graybird.
Idiom: abu lupa'
English. Loose earth, fine enough to be carried by the wind.