English. What is genuine, real, really, truly.
Subanen. Ndi' na mpeglunsay sug budabuda, pu' mikubet na tantu.
English. The thread can't be neatened up, because it's truly tangled up.
Synonym. enget; minget; tuud 1
English. Puts strenuous effort into doing s.t..
Subanen. Nemun miktinantu gupia su nga getaw ulangan muka' sundalu megatu, kaas sigi ilan gusay megbunu'.
English. These days the people of the forest (rebels) and the soldiers vigorously challenge one another, and so they keep on fighting.
Synonym. namal; tuges
Idiom: tantu nu kwadeta
English. Interest on money loaned or invested.