English. Palm of one's hand.
Subanen. Mipaniti paladu, saba'u megengkul tu gidigisyun, metegas gupia, melaun ig batu dun.
English. I wore the skin off my hands digging the irrigation canal, because the ground was hard, and had many rocks in it.
English. A unit of measure, either 10 or 20 cm.. See below.
Subanen. Kali' ami sakay tu sekayan, sepalad laak ig lentawen, kaas sungu melened.
English. When we got into the canoe, it had only a span of free board, so it was about to sink.
English. Experiences good fortune, success.
Subanen. Kana'u peladen mekpetubu' babuy.
English. I do not have good luck at raising pigs.
Idiom: palad pengengkeman
English. The span measured with flat hand from side to side, ca. 10 cm.
Idiom: palad paindegen
English. The span measured from outstretched little finger to raised thumb, ca. 20 cm.