Flora and Fauna in Bidayuh Bau

asuomp

English: sour fruits
Bahasa Malaysia: asam


asuomp bowank

English: a wild jungle mango called mangifera pajang
Bahasa Malaysia: asam embang


baangk

English: onions
Bahasa Malaysia: bawang


baangk birieh

English: a small onion called shallot
Bahasa Malaysia: bawang merah


baangk mopu'

English: a garlic
Bahasa Malaysia: bawang putih


babu

English: a mouse
Bahasa Malaysia: tikus


bandil

English: a buttress root
Bahasa Malaysia: akar penopang


banduok

English: a tapioca
Bahasa Malaysia: ubi kayu


bar

English: a river snakehead
Bahasa Malaysia: bujum


bate'

English: a papaya
Bahasa Malaysia: betek


baunk

English: a river catfish
Bahasa Malaysia: baung


bidaat

English: a monitor lizard
Bahasa Malaysia: biawak


bidiek

English: a porcupine
Bahasa Malaysia: landak


bikolamp

English: a thorny plant
Bahasa Malaysia: duri


biku'

English: a terappin
Bahasa Malaysia: tuntung


binawas

English: a toad
Bahasa Malaysia:


biropi

English: a fruit tree
Bahasa Malaysia: pokok buah


birosank

English: a cobra
Bahasa Malaysia: ular tedong senduk


biroti'

English: a fruit tree
Bahasa Malaysia: pokok buah


bisuwi

English: a clouded leopard
Bahasa Malaysia: harimau dahan


bodoh

English: a soft shell turtle
Bahasa Malaysia: labi labi


bokah

English: a creeper
Bahasa Malaysia: akar menjalar


boku'

English: a walking catfish
Bahasa Malaysia: keli


bombant

English: a plant called donax grandis - It's hard skin is used to make mats
Bahasa Malaysia: bemban batu


bonyih

English: bees
Bahasa Malaysia: lebah


borak

English: a banana
Bahasa Malaysia: pisang


botank

English: a log
Bahasa Malaysia: batang


bowank

English: a fruit garden where a house or village used to stand but left vacant for future use
Bahasa Malaysia: tembawang


boyuh

English: a type of tree - Its bark is tough enough to make ropes and when woven together with rattan, they make a very strong mat called a kasah.
Bahasa Malaysia: kayu ringan


bu'ai

English: a crocodile
Bahasa Malaysia: buaya


buank

English: a bear
Bahasa Malaysia: beruang


buant

English: a shrub called dillenia suffruticosa - This shrub has big leaves which are very useful to the Bidayuh community who use them to wrap their rice as pack lunches. The leaves can also be used in many ways such as wrappers, covers, and even roofing materials. The fruits are pink and will attract many animals. The Bidayuhs often use the fruits to trap mousedeers or pilonduk which are found to be very fond of them.
Bahasa Malaysia: simpoh air


bua’

English: a fruit
Bahasa Malaysia: buah


bua’ lada

English: pepper berries
Bahasa Malaysia: buah lada


buo'

English: an owl
Bahasa Malaysia: burung hantu


butant

English: a coconut
Bahasa Malaysia: kelapa


dient

English: a stink fruit called durian or durio zibethinus - This fruit is loved by almost all Bidayuhs even though the pungent smell can be over-powering.
Bahasa Malaysia: durian


dient muot

English: a species of the stink fruit durian called durio graveolens
Bahasa Malaysia: durian rimba, durian kuning


dowont kapal

English: a creeper which has a very bitter tasting leaf eaten as a delicacy
Bahasa Malaysia: daun yang pahit


dowont manah

English: a leaf of the phacelophrynium maximum plant - The leaf of this plant is very useful for a Bidayuh. It is used to wrap food of all types.
Bahasa Malaysia: daun kelupis


gimaga

English: a frog species
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis katak


kabank

English: a tropical tree known scientifically as shorea macrophylla - The seeds from the tree contain vegetable fat that can be used to make butter.
Bahasa Malaysia: engkabang


kondad

English: a tadpole
Bahasa Malaysia: berudu


kondank

English: magpie
Bahasa Malaysia: murai


lipapient

English: a centipede
Bahasa Malaysia: lipan


lisont

English: a fruit garden - It is usually far from the village.
Bahasa Malaysia: kebun buah-buahan


liya'

English: ginger
Bahasa Malaysia: halia


musank

English: a fox
Bahasa Malaysia: musang


ngiliwat

English: a tree - Its wood makes excellent firewood and is highly valued by Bidayuhs.
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis pokok baik untuk dijadikan kayu api


osoh

English: a red ant
Bahasa Malaysia: kerengga


pariet

English: a fish
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis ikan


pas

English: a squirrel
Bahasa Malaysia: tupai


pas baai

English: a squirrel species
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis tupai


pas pora'

English: a banded squirrel
Bahasa Malaysia: tupai berjalur


ratak

English: long beans
Bahasa Malaysia: kacang panjang


sagu'

English: sago
Bahasa Malaysia: sagu


sidakot

English: a type of Borneo sucker fish
Bahasa Malaysia: ikan sungai


sidapek

English: a type of Borneo sucker fish
Bahasa Malaysia: ikan sungai


silumah

English: a ploiarium alternifolium tree - It's one of the hardwood that the Bidayuhs use for building purposes.
Bahasa Malaysia: jungir


sirokub

English: a shell
Bahasa Malaysia: cangkerang


so'i

English: a frog - It is usually found near rivers or streams and slightly larger than a girogag and smaller than a tigowan
Bahasa Malaysia: katak


sondu

English: a large fern
Bahasa Malaysia: pohon paku yang besar


subi

English: an ant
Bahasa Malaysia: semut


subi podos

English: fire ant
Bahasa Malaysia: semut api


sud

English: a kingfisher
Bahasa Malaysia: burung cekakak


timun

English: cumcumbers
Bahasa Malaysia: timun


tobuh

English: a sugar cane
Bahasa Malaysia: tebu


toka'

English: spider
Bahasa Malaysia: labah labah


tokank

English: a frog - /tɔkaŋk/
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis katak


towienk

English: a leaf
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis daun


tunguon

English: a yam like plant only found on tropical mountain side - /tᴜŋᴜɔn/ Bidayuhs eat the young leaves raw dipped in shrimp paste sauce.
Bahasa Malaysia: daun keladi gunung


tunuong

English: a variety of light wood - /tᴜnᴜɔŋ/ Its bark is often used to make ropes and the trunk is light enough to float for making rafts.
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis kayu ringan


tupai

English: grass
Bahasa Malaysia: rumput


umbunk

English: a bamboo shoot
Bahasa Malaysia: rebung


umbut

English: a soft shoot of plants
Bahasa Malaysia: umbut


uwi

English: a rattan vine also called calamus pilosellus - /ᴜwɪ/ It is a spiny, evergreen, climbing palm which can reached heights of 10 metres or more. This is a very useful plant to the Bidayuh people. Depending on their size, length, flexibility, and toughness, the canes from this plant are used to make furniture, mats, wicker baskets, fishing instruments and more. When stripped, they can be used for all kinds of binding purposes. However, when they are twisted together, they make very strong cables.
Bahasa Malaysia: rotan


uwomp

English: a pangolin
Bahasa Malaysia: pangolin