English. A fish trap, ca. 1 m. long, constructed of narrow bamboo slats formed into a tube, ca. 40 cm. thick, having sharpened stakes
affixed facing in, such that escape is made difficult, the whole fastened by rattan straps.
Subanen. Kamun siselem, pinibaw su gbubu, nda' tanan metaban, bisan salabuuk gulang.
English. This morning she went to see if anything was caught in the fishtrap, and nothing was, not even one crawdad.
Subanen. Peksungu mekelemu, peguli' mekelegen. Bubu.
English. (A riddle) Going ahead is easy, returning is very hard. (Answer) A fishtrap.
English. Traps fish.