English. Takes s.t. without s.o.'s approval, but with s.o.'s knowledge; fights over s.t..
Subanen. Ndi'a mengagaw gayepan duma mu.
English. Don't take your friend's toys.
Subanen. Ki nga gembata' kiin, sa' seluyan mu ilan gayepan nilan, subay pegbeliin mu palas, adun ndi' nilan pekegawan.
English. If you buy toys for those children, you must get identical ones, so that they will not fight over them.
Synonym. ilug 2; lampas; lapas
Idiom: kagaw gebii bu' gendaw
Idiom: kagaw ginaa
Variant. kagaw inaa
English. Is at point of death, is struggling for breath.
Subanen. Su gina'u midetengan ku laak na pekagaw ginaa, nda' na ami tanan kegabit.
English. When I reached my mother, she was at the point of death, and we never even had a chance to talk with each other.
Synonym. sama' 1
Idiom: pekagaw bekti'
English. For winds from various directions to meet and become buligut, a whirlwind.
Subanen. “Mekagaw bekti',” mesekeg gupia genus dumuluk sa' timpu memensuti gpalay.
English. “Fighting over the harvest ceremony” is the name of strong winds that blow when rice is beginning to fruit.
Generic. enus 1