English. Washes s.t.; gen. for washing relatively small things such as dishes, face, hands.
Subanen. Ina', dini mu su sigeban, meksalud pau dupi', pengugas ta pinggan.
English. Mother, bring that water-carrying bamboo here, and I'll catch some rain water for us to wash dishes with.
Subanen. Sa' maan ita, subay mengugas gupia, adun ndi' ma'aan su kemu.
English. When we eat we must wash well, so that germs won"t accidentally be eaten.
In group with: ingenaw; ulamus; ugaw
English. Has a ceremony to get rid of evil purported to be caused by having eaten s.t. a spirit doesn't like.
Subanen. Kig belian, sa' meka'aan kelabaw, gitu', gutung, kanding, subay mekanu gugas lawas, pu' sa' ndi', belengen dayun nug diwatanen, atawaka megladu.
English. When a shaman has to eat water buffalo meat, dog meat, monkey or goat, he must perform a body-cleansing ceremony, because
if he doesn"t, his familiar spirit will abandon him, or he will get sick.