English. Flesh, meat, muscle of animals; meat of fruits and roots.
Subanen. Pengumais mu gela'i guned di tulanen kiin, dekag mu pekilasay.
Subanen. Su pimulau mani, duun nai guneden, laak mekengud pa, ndi' pa pia bekuten.
English. The peanuts I planted have nuts on them, but they are still immature, not yet ready to pull up.
English. Remove all the meat from those bones, before you serve it out.
Subanen. Ki susu', guningen, iini mbaal takepen, laak kig lelemes, guningen, mititenga' di guneden.
English. The ‘cat's eye’ of the susu' snail is its door, but the lelemes snail's ‘cat's eye’ is in the middle of its flesh.
English. Contents of s.t., as of a handbag.
English. Blade of a knife, tip of a spear.
Subanen. Laungen dia gina'en, “Ina', lema' siselem, uiten ku ki sumagan ni telawan kiin, laak dagid ki guneden kiin, ndi' da peduma dun.”
English. He said to his mother, “Mother, tomorrow morning I'm going to take along the shaft of that spear, but as for its tip, I won't
English. Is developing fruit.
Idiom: gunedan gukiten
English. What is perceived as a true story as opposed to fiction.
Subanen. Ki gukiten ni getaw kiin, leliagen dau mekineeg dun, gunedan da, kana' en da balus.
English. I like the story this person is telling, it's truel, it's not just made up.
Idiom: lamug di guned
English. Usu. of a person's behavior, has become habitual.
Subanen. Aa, ki getaw kiin, ki melaat gulaulanen, milamug na di guneden....
English. Well, that person, his evil behavior has become habitual....