English. Discusses, talks about s.t. of importance.
Subanen. Ndi'a gusay megagdat, pu' mbuus muka' mangitu.
English. Don't talk about it now, lest I be angry.
Subanen. Sa' ndi' mu egdaten muka', megbunu' ilan.
English. If you don't talk about it anyway, they will fight.
Idiom: seglain gagdat
English. Speaks using indirect language; e.g. speaks to one person, but intends that s.o. else hears it and is in fact the one for
whom the information is intended.