English. The cardinal number one, of a single entity, object, event. Sa'a is used only when actually enumerating. Se- is a preclitic occurring with a select group of counting particles.
Subanen. Sug baka ni Berto, piaksi'en dinaan laak gaksa telu ilasan, dua' ilas ig danaan, sala ilasan ig daniin dun.
English. As for Berto's abaca, he had me strip it into three shares, two shares for me, one share of it for him.
Subanen. Laung ni Ansibay, sumaluy daw gatep, pingmemisusi sepaid.
English. Ansibay says he is going to buy roofing material for one peso a sheet.
English. Another of the same sort.
Subanen. Kana' ami meksala di gama'. Salai gama' nilan, sala dai gama'u.
English. We do not have one (i.e. the same) father. Their father is one, mine is another.
Subanen. Sa' metubus, kaugan dayun nu nga getaw. Saladua' peguidaneni kemet nug duma nen, meglekapet ilan, megbulibud ilan.
English. When it's finished, it is danced for by the people. Each one holds the hand of another, they are joined to circle around it.
Subanen. Kali' dateng sug duktur ditug Titik, salasala, minangay ditu, mengenig bulung.
English. When the doctor got to Titik, people went there to ask for medicine individually.
Synonym. diadia; pig-
English. Unite, cooperate, esp. of persons; share a feature.
Subanen. Melengas sa' meksalabuuk ita, adun mekektinebangay ita.
English. Let's do this together so that we can be helping each other.
Subanen. Ki getaw sa' meksalabuuk di penugangan, ngalanen megidas.
English. Persons who share parents-in-law are called being idas.
Cultural Note. Unity is a high value in Subanen culture.