English. Of a tree, resists felling, even though cut almost through.
Subanen. Mitegelanu dun su penega'an ku kamun, pu' migbalaw gupia.
English. I had a hard time with the tree I cut down today, because it wouldn't fall.
Subanen. Kali'u penaga', su gayu migbalaw pekputuk na, ndi' medaag muka' mipinsud na laak tu puunen.
English. When I felled the tree, it was very hard to cut through, it didn't fall over, and it just slid off its stump straight down
to its base still standing.