English. A local medical and spiritual practitioner, a shaman.
Subanen. Kig belian, duun ig laminen, betanganen tug besalenen.
English. A shaman has a loft to practice his art (lit. to keep his ceremonial bowl in).
Subanen. Talu' nug belian, ndi' daw penega'eni nunuk kiin, pu' duuni megbenwa dun memenwa.
English. What the shaman said was that that strangler fig tree mustn't be cut down, because there is a memenwa spirit living in it.
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