English. Heart of forest trees which remains when outer portion has rotted away.
Subanen. Lema' mekpabang pau dini'a, engain ta su gesas nilu' tug binaalan ni Sibiu.
English. Tomorrow I'll ask your help, and we'll go get the heartwood of the nilu' tree in Sebio's rice field.
Subanen. Ki gayu gesusu' penega'en, dayun sa' medepet na lima taun buat penega'ay su bukalen mbaluy dayun gesas.
English. Fell a gesusu' tree, then when five years have passed since the felling, the heartwood becomes a hard core.
English. Of a tree, becomes heartwood, loses its softer outer wood, matures.