S - Word List

sa'

English: so that
Bahasa Malaysia: supaya


sa' eh jook

English: so that he or she has enough and quit
Bahasa Malaysia: supaya dia serik


sa'ant

English: for
Bahasa Malaysia: untuk


sa'at

English: to be wasteful
Bahasa Malaysia: membazir


sa'uoh

English: a long pole used to push boat in shallow waters
Bahasa Malaysia: kayu panjang untuk meluncur perahu


saank

English: a chillie
Bahasa Malaysia: cabai


saank manduk

English: red hot chilli
Bahasa Malaysia: cabai pedas


sadab

English: a hole in the river bank caused by erosion
Bahasa Malaysia: lubang di tebing sungai


sadag

English: steps carved out of a hillside to climb upwards
Bahasa Malaysia: tangga


sadi’

English: alone
Bahasa Malaysia: seorangan


sagu'

English: sago
Bahasa Malaysia: sagu


sai

English: to taste
Bahasa Malaysia: rasa


sajuo

English: a tall rattan backpacking basket usually used for carrying and storing paddy - It has a cover called a subuoi.
Bahasa Malaysia: bakul atau tambok rotan tinggi untuk memikul padi


sakir

English: a cup
Bahasa Malaysia: cangkir


sako'

English: crazy one
Bahasa Malaysia: orang gila


sakul

English: a hoe
Bahasa Malaysia: cangkul


saluh

English: alien
Bahasa Malaysia: asing


sama'

English: a father
Bahasa Malaysia: bapa


samah

English: the same
Bahasa Malaysia: sama


sambal

English: a paste
Bahasa Malaysia: sambal


sambie’

English: a basket bigger than silopid
Bahasa Malaysia: tambok


sambuh

English: conceited
Bahasa Malaysia: sombong


sambuh konga’

English: Very proud
Bahasa Malaysia: sangat bongkak


sambuh pongah

English: very conceited
Bahasa Malaysia: sangat sombong


sambuonk

English: a shallow jar
Bahasa Malaysia: tempayan lebar


sanang

English: a mini gong - Part of an ensemble of Bidayuh gong music, there are usually a pair of them to play.
Bahasa Malaysia: canang


sandak

English: a spade
Bahasa Malaysia: sekop


sandat

English: too late
Bahasa Malaysia: terlambat


sandunk

English: a small machete
Bahasa Malaysia: sandong


sangguoh

English: a hornbill
Bahasa Malaysia: enggang


sangon

English: beautiful, pretty
Bahasa Malaysia: cantik


sangon poson

English: very beautiful
Bahasa Malaysia: sangat cantik


sank

English: a leaf for making ponchos
Bahasa Malaysia: daun


sarah

English: a box
Bahasa Malaysia: kotak


seng

English: a piece of zinc roofing
Bahasa Malaysia: atap zink


si'ient

English: to cry
Bahasa Malaysia: menangis


si'uh

English: a toad
Bahasa Malaysia: katak kodok


sibambia

English: a shadow
Bahasa Malaysia: bayangan


sibatank

English: a very big and tall rattan backpack - Unlike the sajuo, only the strongest and biggest Bidayuh can carry this backpack. It is tall like the sajuo but wider in girth.
Bahasa Malaysia: tambok yang paling besar


sibungas

English: the first time
Bahasa Malaysia: pertama kali


sidakot

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


sidapek

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


siduo'

English: to suckle
Bahasa Malaysia: menyusu


siga'

English: wild
Bahasa Malaysia: liar


sigotar

English: a frog
Bahasa Malaysia: katak


siguduoh

English: a jungle millipede
Bahasa Malaysia: gonggok


siint

English: itchy
Bahasa Malaysia: gatal


sikie'

English: an older sibling
Bahasa Malaysia: abang/kakak


sikiye' sudi'

English: siblings
Bahasa Malaysia: adik-beradik


sikuk

English: a mangosteen
Bahasa Malaysia: manggis


sikukuok

English: a bird - Even to this day, some Bidayuhs say that this bird is actually a ghost in disguise.
Bahasa Malaysia: burung hantu orang Bidayuh


sikunt

English: an elbow
Bahasa Malaysia: siku


sikuud

English: a cane
Bahasa Malaysia: tongkat


silopid

English: a big backpacking basket made of rattan - Unlike the tall and slimmer sajuo, the silopid is shorter but wider in girth and it has a built in pair of shoulder straps which the sajuo doesn’t have.
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis tambok yang besar


silotuonk

English: a musical instrument made of bamboo - A good player of this instrument can produce a music of a whole Bidayuh gong ensemble
Bahasa Malaysia: alat musik dari buluh


silu'

English: a firewood
Bahasa Malaysia: kayu api


siluank

English: a rasbora fish
Bahasa Malaysia: seluang


silumah

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


silunjuonk

English: a very long rattan basket
Bahasa Malaysia: tambok yang panjang


silunt

English: a nail
Bahasa Malaysia: kuku


simbo'

English: if
Bahasa Malaysia: kalau


simbuoh

English: a whistle
Bahasa Malaysia: siulan


simbuot

English: an anus
Bahasa Malaysia: dubur


simolieh

English: to slaughter
Bahasa Malaysia: sembelih


simongi

English: a soul
Bahasa Malaysia: semangat


simoong

English: ten
Bahasa Malaysia: sepuluh


simun simun

English: whatever
Bahasa Malaysia: apa apa sajalah


sinabui

English: a rain drift
Bahasa Malaysia: tempias


sinalant

English: a stone mortar
Bahasa Malaysia: lepa


sinbunggas

English: beginning
Bahasa Malaysia: permulaan


sinda

English: to speak
Bahasa Malaysia: tutur


sinda'

English: a knife
Bahasa Malaysia: pisau


sindie'

English: when
Bahasa Malaysia: bila


sindie' ondu

English: we don't know when
Bahasa Malaysia: entah bila


sindo'

English: a mother
Bahasa Malaysia: emak


sindok

English: near
Bahasa Malaysia: dekat


sindunk

English: a wall
Bahasa Malaysia: dinding


sinduod

English: a comb
Bahasa Malaysia: sikat


singaji

English: deliberately
Bahasa Malaysia: sengaja


singalom

English: at night
Bahasa Malaysia: waktu malam


singang singung

English: a giant millipede
Bahasa Malaysia: gonggok


Singgai

English: a Bidayuh dialect in Bau, Malaysia - This dialect is spoken by a group of Bidayuhs in Bau collectively referred to as the Bisinggai. Intelligibility between the Singgai and the Jagoi varieties is quite high where many speakers of both dialects can carry a normal conversation using their respective mother tongue. Differences are mainly pronunciations and a number of lexical items.
Bahasa Malaysia: dialek Bidayuh di Bau


singondu

English: afternoon
Bahasa Malaysia: tengah hari


singumi

English: in the evening
Bahasa Malaysia: petang


sipagi

English: morning
Bahasa Malaysia: pagi


sipiyah

English: a woman's headgear worn like a cap with a long tail
Bahasa Malaysia: topi


sipo’it

English: a river barb
Bahasa Malaysia: ikan putih


sipuot

English: a blowpipe
Bahasa Malaysia: sumpitan


siraka'

English: chin
Bahasa Malaysia: dagu


sirapank

English: a spear
Bahasa Malaysia: serampang


Siriant

English: Serian
Bahasa Malaysia: Serian


sirokub

English: a shell
Bahasa Malaysia: cangkerang


sirubut

English: a small size paddy field
Bahasa Malaysia: sawah padi yang kecil


sisi'

English: disgusting
Bahasa Malaysia: jijik


sisip

English: a frog
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis katak


sitaguol

English: stark naked
Bahasa Malaysia: telanjang bukat


sitingah asong

English: almost dead
Bahasa Malaysia: setengah mati


situkuk

English: a needlefish or half beak
Bahasa Malaysia: ikan julong


siya'

English: yellow
Bahasa Malaysia: kuning


siya' pogah

English: bright yellow
Bahasa Malaysia: sangat kuning


siya’ pogenk

English: extremely yellowish
Bahasa Malaysia: sangat menguning


siyient

English: to slit open with a knife
Bahasa Malaysia: hiris dengan pisau


siyuok

English: a chicken
Bahasa Malaysia: ayam


siyuok sabunk

English: a rooster
Bahasa Malaysia: ayam sabung


siyuok tik

English: a duck
Bahasa Malaysia: itik


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


so'ont

English: able to
Bahasa Malaysia: dapat


soba'

English: downstream
Bahasa Malaysia: hilir


sobak

English: a wind
Bahasa Malaysia: angin


sobak ribut

English: a storm
Bahasa Malaysia: ribut


sobak sobur

English: helter skelter
Bahasa Malaysia: lintang pukang


sobot

English: to mention
Bahasa Malaysia: menyatakan


sobu

English: a weeded spot
Bahasa Malaysia: kawasan sudah dibuang rumput-rumpai


sodi'

English: the last time
Bahasa Malaysia: masa yang lepas


soduo'

English: a chest
Bahasa Malaysia: dada


sojuo'

English: upstream
Bahasa Malaysia: hulu


sokad

English: a throw
Bahasa Malaysia: balingan


sokoh

English: stench
Bahasa Malaysia: busuk


sokot

English: a sago worm
Bahasa Malaysia: ulat sagu


sokuop

English: a basket trap used to catch fish
Bahasa Malaysia: bakul untuk tangkap ikan


sokuop bonyih

English: a fish trap which is triangular in shape which looks like a bee’s nest, and hence the name
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis anyaman bakul berbentuk segitiga untuk menangkap ikan


sokuop silink

English: a woven oval basket used as a fish trap
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis anyaman untuk tangkap ikan yang berbentuk bujur


solint

English: a nest
Bahasa Malaysia: sarang


solint manduk

English: a bird's nest
Bahasa Malaysia: sarang burung


solint toka’

English: a cobweb
Bahasa Malaysia: sarang labah labah


solont

English: an eel
Bahasa Malaysia: belut


somba

English: an older uncle (father's or mother's older brother)
Bahasa Malaysia: bapa saudara


sombank

English: a bamboo cup
Bahasa Malaysia: cangkir buluh


somet

English: a moustache
Bahasa Malaysia: misai


somon

English: to baby sit
Bahasa Malaysia: jaga


sondu

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


sonduk

English: a spoon
Bahasa Malaysia: sudu


songot

English: black
Bahasa Malaysia: hitam


songot poto'

English: pitch black
Bahasa Malaysia: sangat hitam


songot progink

English: very dark
Bahasa Malaysia: hitam legam


sopa'

English: a cut
Bahasa Malaysia: potongan


sopa' (preposition)

English: outside
Bahasa Malaysia: di luar


sopant

English: to carve wood
Bahasa Malaysia: ukir


sorai

English: lemon grass
Bahasa Malaysia: serai


sorai bimbant

English: a mint plant of Borneo
Bahasa Malaysia: pudina


souh

English: burn down
Bahasa Malaysia: hangus


sowa'

English: a year
Bahasa Malaysia: tahun


sowa' ba'uh

English: a new year
Bahasa Malaysia: tahun baru


sowa' diyo'

English: last year
Bahasa Malaysia: tahun lepas


sowant

English: to mate
Bahasa Malaysia: bersetubuh


sowil

English: a bird
Bahasa Malaysia: burung


sowont

English: a wife
Bahasa Malaysia: isteri


soyank

English: to spill
Bahasa Malaysia: tumpah


su'uoh

English: to go downstream
Bahasa Malaysia: ke hilir


suat

English: a flowering
Bahasa Malaysia: putik


subi

English: an ant
Bahasa Malaysia: semut


subi ji'it

English: an ant of the Monomorium Pharaonis species
Bahasa Malaysia: semut gatal


subi podos

English: fire ant
Bahasa Malaysia: semut api


subuoi

English: a rattan basket used as a cover for the sajuo - Once the rattan backpack called sajuo is filled with paddy, the subuoi is tied on top of the opening to secure the content from falling out.
Bahasa Malaysia: penutup sajuo


sud

English: a kingfisher
Bahasa Malaysia: burung cekakak


sudi'

English: a younger sibling
Bahasa Malaysia: adik


suduok

English: a scoop
Bahasa Malaysia: pencedok


sugu' sugu'

English: sitting around
Bahasa Malaysia: duduk duduk saja


sukant

English: to hide
Bahasa Malaysia: sembunyi


sukir

English: a spoon to take rice
Bahasa Malaysia: sudu nasi


sukunt

English: a grandchild
Bahasa Malaysia: cucu


sukuoi

English: sweet rice wrapped in manah leaf
Bahasa Malaysia: nasi pulut bungkus dalam daun kelupis


sukup

English: adequate
Bahasa Malaysia: cukup


sukup pasia

English: enough ingredients
Bahasa Malaysia: cukup perasa


sumbu

English: a wick
Bahasa Malaysia: sumbu


sumbuk

English: a grandmother
Bahasa Malaysia: nenek


sumia

English: yesterday
Bahasa Malaysia: kelmarin


sundih

English: last
Bahasa Malaysia: terakhir


sundih ondu

English: in the days to come
Bahasa Malaysia: di hari yang datang


sungi

English: a river
Bahasa Malaysia: sungai


supieh

English: to be left behind
Bahasa Malaysia: tinggal


sus

English: go ahead
Bahasa Malaysia: teruskan


sus buu

English: go away
Bahasa Malaysia: berambus


suwant

English: to conceal
Bahasa Malaysia: menyembunyikan


suwat simun

English: do as you please
Bahasa Malaysia: ikut suka hati