English. Explains the meaning of s.t..
Subanen. Ulug mu dinaan sa' tai' ma'ananen.
English. Explain to me what its meaning is.
Subanen. Inaan, misindanan ku nai megubad. Masi' melegen gupia, sa' ndi' da ita metau megulug di nga penggelal.
English. As for me, now I have experienced translating. I find that it's very hard, if we don't know how to explain the words.
English. What a person intends his/her speech to mean, esp. of whatever is not understood directly; the significance, implication of
s.t., physical or abstract.
Subanen. Kali'en tibaway, ma'antu da, mitelanta dun, saway mipenu' batu. “Tumu' anduni guluganen ini?”
English. When he pulled it up to look at it, he was surprised again, to find a can full of gravel. “What does this mean?”
Synonym. ma'anan; panseb