English. Conj. that introduces an alternative sentence or phrase, instead, rather.
Subanen. Naa, kini nandaw ndi' nau megdunut dini'a, pu' metiba' ig baalen ku. Segaga pemuunan ku ya'a.
English. Now then, today I can't go with you, because I have a lot to do. Instead, I will have to have you take a message for me.
Subanen. Ki suta, kana' leduun, segaga kebetang na laak paniten, gasalen na.
English. Unusual pigmentation is not a disease, but just a phenomenon of the skin that one is born with.