English. What composes the land: dirt, earth, soil.
Subanen. Sa' metubak sug lupa', meludus pangay dig datag.
English. When there is a landslide, the earth slides down to a level place.
In group with: luti 2
English. Applies for land title; becomes a legal landowner; works the land.
Subanen. Si Maling, baalenen meglupa' da.
English. All Maling does is work the land.
English. Hikes overland rather than following the river.
Subanen. Sa' mpanaw ita, ndi' ita sumakay, meglupa' ita.
English. When we go, let's not ride, let's hike.
Synonym. lalag 1; lektes; liaw; taas; ulebais; uliting
English. The land as a place.
Subanen. Naa ki manuk, sa' maan, ndi' metau megawid di gaanen. Subay betangen laak tug lupa'an, adun ektuken nilan.
English. Now as for chickens, when they eat, they don't know how to take hold of their food. It must just be put on the ground, so
they can peck it up.
Subanen. Sindul mu pai sekayan kiin ditug lupa'an, adun ndi' medepet tubig.
English. Push that canoe farther up on land, so the water won't reach it.
English. The common earthworm.
Subanen. Mengali paug lelupa', paan ku benggwit.
English. I'm going to dig up some earthworms to bait my hooks with.