English. Kisses s.o. by pressing one's closed mouth to that one's cheek [a sign of filial affection].
Subanen. Elekay mui gembata' kiin, dekaga pasi' panaw.
English. Kiss that child before you leave.
alek di palad
English. Shows respect to s.o. older or higher in status by pressing the elder's extended hand to one's forehead.
Subanen. Baa, kig bata'u, bisan kenduta'i kebelu'en, ndi'u lai malek di paladen.
English. Ah, no matter how bold [in expecting it] my child is, I won't accept respect from him in the traditional way.
Subanen. Naa, yamu nga gembata' subay malek amu di palad nu gama', bu' gina' niu, gelabung siselem, sa' itada, pigbesaan su nga mekegulang.
English. Now then you children must show respect to your father and mother by bowing to their hands, evening and morning, that is,
honor your parents.
Synonym. amin; sugyut