English. Conducts litigation; decides at the conclusion of arbitration as to the guilt of the accused as well as a suitable fine.
Subanen. Naa, nandaw baalen ta sug bandilyu dig launan getaw, adun ndi' na ita megalengaleng dun sa' ukumen ita, sa' mesayep ita, sa'itada mekpalinta.
English. Now then, today let's make the proscription for all the people, so that we (incl.) not go looking around (for arbiters), when
we are called into litigation, when we make a mistake; that is, let's make a proclamation.
Subanen. Simpad na laak ilan ukumay.
English. The decision was to fine them equally.
English. Convinces one's relatives or neighbors to agreed to s.t., to accompany one in some highly significant activity such as changing
Subanen. Ki pusaka' kiin iini gukuman ku dun, peksaluy ta na pu' ndi' dadema mektukid dinita.
English. As for that inherited item, my judgment is, let's sell it now, because it can't be apportioned among us.
English. Is, acts as an arbiter.
Subanen. Naa, diin pelum keglegukumen, kitu si Menupung, iini tabuk baba' ni Anggan, sa'itada saliling.
English. Now, regarding his arbitership in turn, Menupung was the equal to Anggan, that is to say he had the rank of vice-chief.
English. A recognized arbiter.
Subanen. Sug lumbus duuni sawanen, ndi' amu gusay pektendug tendug, muka' peglaungen amu nu gukum.
English. All of you who are married, don't keep accompanying (members of the opposite sex), lest you be warned by the arbiters.
Cultural Note. Being an ukum gives one respect; when he visits a house, only the men converse with him, children are to be quiet, and women prapare food
to serve him.
Synonym. begelal; timu'ay
In group with: saliling
English. The decision of a group of arbiters or court; the fine imposed by them.
Subanen. Betad dig Lepuyan, sa' duuni mekesala', metaas gupiai ginukuman dun.
English. The custom in Lapuyan town when there's a wrongdoing, the fine is very high.