Ata Manobo - English
ubat 1 n lie 2 v To lie; tell an untruth. 3 v To be deceived No-ubatan ka goinawa nu to pogsalig now. Your were deceived by that which you.trusted. see : gawoy 2 . 4 adj false, make-believe, as a story 5 v To lie to or deceive someone. [ When translating the story of Ananias, one TA objected to this term being used of Ananias' untruth to God because God knows everything and cannot be deceived. (The wording was not adjusted, maybe because from the context you know that the lie was revealed.) ] 6 Ubat nu. Your lie. (= You are lying.)
ubud phr. : mata to ubud ₂ . 1 n Palm heart [ The palm heart or soft center of many palms and some other plants are edible including the following palms: pula , hugyup , kaglas and niug “coconut”, some rattans as palasan, tubu, anokot, pulitì. Also the center of the banana tree is also called ubud and is edible. However, the palm heart of some other palms and rattans such as the ka-anan are poisonous. ] 2 v To fetch edible palm heart. Ogpanubud ka? Are you going after ubud? 3 adj Of people who are very ambitious to go after palm heart. 4 Very white-skinned person.
ubus 1 v To use up all of something; to be all gone. Kagi to otow to, “Konò kad ogparagas su warò homoy diò to Patil su no-ubusan.” The person said, “Don't continue because there is no rice in Patil because it has been consumed. Ka nasalapi to bulu rin, no-ubus to otow no nigsaligan din. The money earned from his bamboo was used up by the person whom he had entrusted [with the sale]. [ In the following example, the rice was consumed because it had all been purchased. ] see fr. : tibò 5 . 2 v With negative: Finish, as weeding or cutting a field. Ogkagi rin to ogkara-at ka homoy rin su konò ogko-ubus no oghilamonon. She would say that her rice will be wasted because she cannot finish weeding [her field]. Ko banta-an to tagtu-un to kamot no ogpabuligan din to moon-ing no mgo otow oyow mgo tatolu no allow ogko-ubusan on to ogga-ani. When the owner is about to begin [harvesting his] field, then he has many people helping him so that in about three days [they] can finish harvesting it. [ For other tasks, as washing dishes, the term would be kapongaan “complete”. ] see : ponga 1 . 3 v All without exception; completely. Ogpatokawan to og-alamaraan oyow ogko-ubus dan oghimatoy They cause [the house/village] to be taken by surprise when they have banded together in mass to attack so that they can kill all without exception. Ogsulungan dan ka songo baloy no og-ubuson on ogpanhimatoy. They will attack a house and then they will completely kill off [everyone]. Agad to nataga ka mgo otow to koddì ka tagtu-un to sikan no pinamula, pig-ubus dan abata ka impamula ku no bontung. Even though the people knew that I was the owner of those plants, they totally cut down [all] the bamboo which I had planted. Woy ogkohingarani to og-apu-ung ka Liboganon ko ogpangubus to napù to pogsamba. One wouldn't say the Liboganon River was at high tide unless all of the flat area has been completely [covered] by flooding. see : tibò 1 . 4 At least a hundred. 5 v To be used up befoe one gets something. Ubusan ka. It will be used up before you get any. 6 Take all.
ug-ug 1 v To dump, as dirty laundry, trash. Ka mgo otow no ogmangali to mundu, og-ug-ug to mundù diò to woig su oglu-an dan pad The people who digs sweet potatoes, will dump the sweet potatoes into the water because they will wash them first. Ko ogkabus-ug ka sabow, ogko-ug-ug ka tagù. When soup spills, the contents fall out. see fr. : busbus 2 . 2 vs Spill, drop out, fall, as from a container. Ogmaligoton [ka bo-bò to tagu-anan] no du-on galow oyow ko ogtagù ka ngalap, konò ogko-ug-ug. The [mouth of the container] is made to be narrow and has sharp points so that when water-creatures go inside, they cannot drop out. Ko ogko-ubus din on to pogbus-ug to batu, ogko-ug-ug on. When he has finished dumping the rocks, they fall [to the ground]. osyn : bus-ug 2 . 3 Valley with a small stream