English. Hard; intense in the sense of loud.
Subanen. Kamun, metegas gupia bunsudan su gidekan nami, pu' nda' siben dupi'ay.
English. The ground we were poking dibble holes in today was very hard, because it hadn't been rained on at all.
Subanen. Ndi' mau kambat pektegasan, pu' kana'u bengel.
English. You don't need to shout at me; I'm not deaf.
Idiom: tegasi gulu
English. Considered to be hard to teach, incorrigible, stupid.
Antonym. umuki gulu