English. Negative viewed in past time; negative existential.
Subanen. Kamun siselem, pinibaw sug bubu, nda' tanan metaban, bisan salabuuk gulang.
English. This morning they went to see if anything was caught in the fishtrap, and nothing was, not even one crawdad.
Subanen. Su nga megdau, kaas nda' mailala, mingmasekada ilan.
English. The reason the thieves weren't recognized was that they wore masks.
Subanen. Adin ma sug babuy? Nda' na dia giniketan dun.
English. Where is the pig? He's not where he was tied.
Grammar. This commonly used form incorporates the negative and the topic noun enclitic phrase marker of immediate reference, -i.
c.f. duun; kana'; ndi'