English. Custom, law, tradition of a person, family and people.
Subanen. Sug betad kinada'an sa' bela'i, meksuub gupia Sinubaanen.
English. The traditional custom at weddings is to wear authentic Subanen shirts and blouses.
English. Carries out a custom, does what is expected of a person in relation to custom.
Subanen. Kiin pelum penenawag, iini megbetad dun su ngag belian, sa'itada tuagen nilan sug diwata nilan.
English. As for this penenawag song, the ones who customarily do it are the shamans, that is, they summon their spirits.
English. The way one acts, one's behavior.
Subanen. Nda'u me'ayun duni pigbetaden kiin.
English. I did not agree to the way he was acting.
Idiom: betad libun
Variant. betad pekelibun
Idiom: bebegu betad
English. Takes on new ways; changes one's customs, habits; converts.
Idiom: gembagel ig betaden
English. Is wise, generous.
Synonym. begay; malatabat; suun
Idiom: nda' ig betad
English. Does not observe local custom: impolite, foolish.
Subanen. Ki getaw, sa' bu'ang, nda' ig betaden melengas.
English. If a person is crazy, he has no good custom.