English. Conj. which introduces a concessive clause or sentence: although, but, however; in discourse it functions to mark background
Subanen. Lingateng, ginis gayu, laak mesait gupia sa' mesama' di panit ta sug daunen, pu' lengisan.
English. Lingateng is a variety of tree, but it is very painful if our skin brushes against its leaves, for they are fuzzy.
English. Indicates disappointment, less than expectation: only.
Subanen. Kali', Timbang, ndi'a mekenglaksi'? Mekpelaksi'u sia, dua' gatus laak.
English. Then, Timbang, are you going to be able to cut trees and split them into boards today? I"d like to have some cut and split,
just 200 boards.