English. Spills or pours liquid or dry substance by tipping container; gen. for pouring and spilling pourable substances.
Subanen. Bunagay mu tubig su sempadan adun ndi' meluntay.
English. Pour water on the plants so they won't die.
In group with: liwasag; tuyung; udud
English. Baptizes s.o. as an adherent of Christianity. This usage includes immersing, pouring on or sprinkling the candidate.)
English. Distracts s.o. from one's worry or sorrow by entertainment, especially through story telling.
Subanen. Su getaw, sa' pekelibuleng, subay bunagan talu' melengas, adun ndi' megdugangi kelibulengen. Pinenggi' minatay penensilii gama'en atawaka bata'en, telu'en ta dun ma'niin, “Ndi' mu lai bulusay ig delendeman mu, megaga balebegan ta laak iin di melengas tuluganen, ki ndi' maulapan.”
English. If a person has sorrow, we must counsel or entertain him, so that his sorrow will decrease. E.g. if his father or child, heaven
forbid, should die, we say something like this to him, “Don't think about it too much; instead, let's do something nice for
him (the one who died), fix him a very nice place to sleep, not doing it carelessly.”
Idiom: bunag ig bulan
English. Used of the moon to describe the crescent when it is tipped from the vertical and horizontal.