English. Night, the period between sunset and sunrise.
Subanen. Sukal ta na megbula, pu' gebii na. Ndi' na maita' sug bula sa' sidebisiuun.
English. That's enough ball-playing for us now, because it"s nightfall; we can't see the ball any longer when it's served
In group with: kagaw gebii bu gendaw; sakup gebii bu gendaw; pelepun gebii; tulug bata' ; sungu na meginenga'i gebii; meginenga'i gebii ; miklak meginenga'i gebii ; dali' endaw
English. Counting particle of the passage of 24-hour days.
Subanen. Pasaden, se gebii da. Laak nemun itu, lima gebii na.
English. His agreement, just one day. But (as of) today it already has been five days.
English. The night that passed before today, last night.
Subanen. Kagebii, nda'u gupia meketulug, pu' melaun gupia kelemut.
English. Last night I couldn't sleep very well, because there were many mosquitoes.
English. Becomes night; is caught at nightfall with a job unfinished, a destination not reached.
Subanen. Naa pemegba'ugaan su nga kenakan datu'. Nda' maiben ilan megba'ugaan, miglegebii.
English. Well, then the chief's young men began cooking. They had not been cooking long when night fell.
English. Travels, works at night.
Subanen. Sa' meditu amu Bayog, ndi' amu pelugebii.
English. When you go to Bayog, don't end up there (or return home) at night.
English. The night that passed before yesterday, night before last.
Subanen. Salanggebii duun ig bituun minita'u peglayug buat di sindepan pegangay di silangan.
English. Night before last I saw a star flying from the west toward the east.
Idiom: ebii gendaw
English. Does, happens always, continually.
Subanen. Su kedateng nami dinig Bubuan buat Nasuli', ebii gendaw na ig dupi'.
English. When we got here to Bobuan from Nasuli, it was raining continually.
Idiom: binaya' gebii bu gendaw
English. The distant future.
Subanen. Ta' dun ki kebetang ta kini, sa' ta'i kelebu'anen tug binaya' gebii bu gendaw.
English. I do not know what our current circumstances mean for the future.