A - Word List

a'ang

English: a type of frog
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis katak


a'e

English: type of edible frog
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis katak yang boleh dimakan


a'eb

English: small woven basket or container without handles, usually used to measure volume or quantity of grain


a'ed

English: speech defect, stutter, stammer
Bahasa Malaysia: kegagapan


a'et

English: bad, poor, unpleasant
Bahasa Malaysia: jahat, tidak baik


a'it 1

English: sickness
Bahasa Malaysia: kesakitan


a'it 2

English: wait
Bahasa Malaysia: nanti


a'ud 1

English: wall hook on which objects are hung.


a'ud 2

English: wooden implement used for clearing (by pulling back grass or small shrubs while cutting)


a'uh

English: claim


a'uk

English: ladle, scoop
Bahasa Malaysia: senduk


a'ul

English: pot handle
Bahasa Malaysia: pemegang periuk


a'un

English: used stuff, second hand clothing
Bahasa Malaysia: barang terpakai, pakaian terpakai


a'up

English: match, pair


a'ur

English: an answer, reply
Bahasa Malaysia: jawapan, balasan


aag

English: finely chopped meat or vegetables
Bahasa Malaysia: daging atau sayur yang dihiris


aah

English: response to a call, to ask for pardon


aan

English: dammed up stream or river
Bahasa Malaysia: sungai atau anak sungai yang diempang


aang 1

English: stopper for bottle or other container.
Bahasa Malaysia: penutup botol dsb


aang 2

English: tool used for gouging wood, adze
Bahasa Malaysia: beliung, sejenis alat bermata besi dan bertangkai untuk menaruh kayu


aap

English: a lick, licking
Bahasa Malaysia: perbuatan menjilati, jilatan


aar 1

English: bellows
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis alat untuk meniupkan udara ke dlm api


aar 2

English: carefully woven rattan twine used in tying; woven rattan work used on implements


aar 3

English: bamboo or wood fencing used for building dam to trap fish or in irrigation of rice fields
Bahasa Malaysia: pagar yang diperbaut dari buluh untuk menangkap ikan


aba

English: log used as support for firewood when making fire in hearth
Bahasa Malaysia: kayu yang digunakan sbg penopang untuk kayu api


aba'

English: wary, fearful
Bahasa Malaysia: hati-hati, takut


abad

English: a type of grass with sharp cutting leaves; sword grass
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis rumput


abak

English: valley; groove; gully
Bahasa Malaysia: lurah, lembah; lekuk atau alur


aban 1

English: fight or squabble over ownership of something
Bahasa Malaysia: pertengkaran bkn dgn kepunyaan sesuatu


aban 2

English: because; unless, only if, when, due to
Bahasa Malaysia: sebab; jika tidak


abang 1

English: drain, ditch, trench, canal
Bahasa Malaysia: longkang, parit


abang 2

English: type of vegetable


abar

English: dread, anxiety about future events
Bahasa Malaysia: kebimbangan, kegelisahan


abat

English: prevention, blockage; interruption, cutting in (when someome speaks)
Bahasa Malaysia: perbuatan menahan, keadaan tersekat


abe

English: earring
Bahasa Malaysia: anting-anting


abeng

English: insect refuse or droppings
Bahasa Malaysia: najis serangga


abet

English: rope or string to tie with; things used for tying such as rattan, string; way of tying
Bahasa Malaysia: ikat


abi

English: last one
Bahasa Malaysia: yg akhir


abi-abi

English: all, everyone


abin

English: lap
Bahasa Malaysia: pangkuan


abin tesinah

English: mother's lap
Bahasa Malaysia: pangkuan ibu


abit

English: chain
Bahasa Malaysia: rantai


abu'

English: son, young male child
Bahasa Malaysia: anak lelaki yang muda


abuh

English: ashes
Bahasa Malaysia: abu


abuk

English: drunkenness
Bahasa Malaysia: keadaan mabuk


abuk-abuk

English: intoxicated


abung

English: hovering or flying around like an insect


ada'

English: ghost, soul spirit, demon, unexplainable phenomenon
Bahasa Malaysia: hantu, jin, syaitan


adan

English: type of rice
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis beras


adeh

English: whether, used in questions


adek

English: to talk in a low voice, to murmur
Bahasa Malaysia: berbisik


adel 1

English: tick, buffalo flea
Bahasa Malaysia: kutu


adel 2

English: padlock
Bahasa Malaysia: ibu kunci, mangga


adem

English: a type of hard rock used in blackening the teeth
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis batu yang digunakan untuk menghitamkan gigi


aden

English: starting line or block for footrace, starting point
Bahasa Malaysia: garisan permulaan


adeng

English: charcoal, black soot
Bahasa Malaysia: arang, jelaga hitam


adet 1

English: behaviour, character, personality
Bahasa Malaysia: perangai, keperibadian


adet 2

English: customs, traditions,
Bahasa Malaysia: adat


adi' 1

English: previously farmed area which has become secondary forest


adi' 2

English: young children
Bahasa Malaysia: kanak-kanak yang kecil


adi' 3

English: because, that's why
Bahasa Malaysia: kerana, oleh sebab itu


adih

English: saga, legendary song or ballad, traditional song of Agan Tadun's exploits; legendary hero


ading

English: earwax; pus from ear infection
Bahasa Malaysia: tahi telinga


ado

English: distance


ado-ado

English: keep one's distance


adta

English: fence around farm


aduk 1

English: ostentation
Bahasa Malaysia: penunjukan sesuatu seperti kekayaan, kemahiran


aduk 2

English: towel
Bahasa Malaysia: tuala


aduk-aduk

English: showing off


adung

English: adoption
Bahasa Malaysia: hal mengangkat anak sebagai anak sendiri


ae

English: slowly, gradually
Bahasa Malaysia: perlahan-lahan


agag

English: a sieve for rice or flour
Bahasa Malaysia: alat untuk menapis


agap

English: way of shocking or startling someone
Bahasa Malaysia: cara memeranjatkan seseorang


agau

English: Penan-style baby carrier


ageh

English: shortly, briefly, quickly, temporary


ager

English: crumbs left after a meal; bits and pieces of things
Bahasa Malaysia: cebisan makanan yang tertinggal selepas makan


ago 1

English: sermon, news
Bahasa Malaysia: khutbah, khabar\r\n


ago 2

English: patience
Bahasa Malaysia: kesabaran


agung

English: small gong
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis jenis gong kecil, canang


agur 1

English: grapes
Bahasa Malaysia: anggur


agur 2

English: pellets used in gun cartridges


ai

English: cry of surprise, shock or dismay


ain

English: sweetness
Bahasa Malaysia: kemanisan


aing

English: a variety of hornbill; Bushy-crested Hornbill
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis burung enggang


ait

English: rattan basket used by men


aja

English: penis pin
Bahasa Malaysia: palang


ajat

English: woven rattan basket carried on the back


aka

English: clearing up, cleared area


aka'

English: saliva
Bahasa Malaysia: air liur atau air ludah


akal

English: intelligence, wisdom, ingenuity
Bahasa Malaysia: akal


akang

English: scarecrow (made of old clothes hung on sticks)
Bahasa Malaysia: orang-orangan (patung) untuk menakutkan burung


akat 1

English: stubbornness, defiance, answering back rudely
Bahasa Malaysia: kedegilan, tentangan


akat 2

English: bravery, courage
Bahasa Malaysia: keberanian, kegagahan,


akat akat

English: undaunted


aken

English: place used for bathing, washing, collecting water at a river side


akep

English: small, black edible snail found in rivers; clams


aki'

English: scattered all over, separated


akil

English: argument, protest


aking

English: working one-handed
Bahasa Malaysia: membuat pekerjaan dgn menggunakan satu tangan sahaja


akub

English: bamboo implement used for scaring birds in rice fields


akun

English: confession
Bahasa Malaysia: pengakuan


ala' 1

English: prone to making mistakes; lunatic


ala' 2

English: watermelon
Bahasa Malaysia: tembikai


alad

English: wall, partition, barrier
Bahasa Malaysia: dinding, tembok,


alang

English: blunt side of knife or machette


alap

English: act of taking, getting or fetching


aleb

English: knee
Bahasa Malaysia: lutut


alem 1

English: night
Bahasa Malaysia: malam


alem 2

English: a complicated step in weaving, esp. at corners


aleng

English: soot


ali

English: quiet, of a place; deserted; lonely
Bahasa Malaysia: sunyi, sepi


ali'

English: accumulated dirt on the skin (e.g. behind the ears), or on clothing


ali-ali

English: quiet, not around


alid

English: valley, steep slope
Bahasa Malaysia: cerun curam


alih 1

English: pregnancy
Bahasa Malaysia: perihal hamil


alih 2

English: taboo
Bahasa Malaysia: pantang


aling

English: late
Bahasa Malaysia: lewat, lambat


aling-aling

English: habitually late


alo

English: chasing
Bahasa Malaysia: hal mengejar


alo'

English: sewing needle
Bahasa Malaysia: jarum untuk menjahit


alub

English: bamboo spear head


alud 1

English: boat, dugout canoe
Bahasa Malaysia: perahu


alud 2

English: removal


alug

English: a lie, untruth


alug-alug

English: to lie in jest


aluh 1

English: eight
Bahasa Malaysia: lapan


aluh 2

English: long wooden rice pestle used with `iyung'.


alung

English: bracken fern
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis paku-pakis, resam


alツ

English: small lizard, gecko
Bahasa Malaysia: cicak


alツ'

English: term of endearment between relatives or friends on a brother-sister level, rather than parent-child


ama'

English: term of endearment by father for child


amal

English: hammer
Bahasa Malaysia: pemukul


ameg

English: punch
Bahasa Malaysia: tumbukan


amer

English: parts of fruit (perianth) (eg. jackfruit, langsat, tarap, etc) that is not eaten; fibres in the mango


amet

English: clawing, snatching


amin

English: used to close a prayer
Bahasa Malaysia: amen


amug

English: meadow, previously farmed area, abandoned farmland


amur

English: measles
Bahasa Malaysia: campak


amut

English: sticky or untidy knots in hair or rope


anak

English: child, baby, offspring
Bahasa Malaysia: anak


anak dedtur

English: daughter
Bahasa Malaysia: anak perempuan


anak dela'ih

English: son
Bahasa Malaysia: anak lelaki


anak sia

English: infant
Bahasa Malaysia: bayi


anam

English: act of picking something up from the ground


ane

English: termite
Bahasa Malaysia: anai-anai


anga

English: greediness
Bahasa Malaysia: ketamakan


angah

English: a type of tree (?macaranga)
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis pohon kayu


angai

English: small earthernware jar


angan

English: trivet, stand for pots on the fire
Bahasa Malaysia: tungku besi


angang

English: bark, barking, of dogs
Bahasa Malaysia: salakan


angat

English: branch, twig
Bahasa Malaysia: dahan, ranting


ange' 1

English: a tiny bee-like insect that does not sting, similar to fruit fly


ange' 2

English: enjoyable


angel 1

English: an embrace or hug
Bahasa Malaysia: pelukan


angel 2

English: bundle (e.g. of vegetables)
Bahasa Malaysia: bungkusan


anger

English: type of vegetable of the onion family
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis tumbuhan seperti bawang


anget

English: tiny was producing bee (*produces `urep' wax); sweat bee
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis lebah


angi'

English: small finger


angud

English: young, tender, soft (e.g. of leaves, children)
Bahasa Malaysia: lembut dan muda


anid

English: distribution, giving out things (i.e. distribution of meat to people in the longhouse)
Bahasa Malaysia: pembahagian, pengedaran


anit

English: skin (animal or human); tree bark
Bahasa Malaysia: kulit (binatang atau orang); kulit kayu


anud

English: current, direction of flow
Bahasa Malaysia: arus


anuk

English: clothing; things
Bahasa Malaysia: pakaian; barang-barang


apa'

English: to take
Bahasa Malaysia: mengambil


apad

English: mountain range
Bahasa Malaysia: banjaran gunung


apan

English: long-tailed porcupine
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis landak


ape

English: shelf built high under roof; small plateau type place on a mountain ridge


apeh

English: where, whereabouts
Bahasa Malaysia: di mana


apen

English: to be taken, got, obtained


apet

English: undergrowth, tall grass


api'

English: connection, correlation
Bahasa Malaysia: pertalian, perhubungan


apid

English: partner, match, mate; complement
Bahasa Malaysia: rakan, pasangan, jodoh


aping

English: the outside or end of something (e.g. longhouse), edge
Bahasa Malaysia: hujung sesuatu seperti rumah panjang


apir

English: bridge, raised platform used as a bridge, e.g. in a padi field
Bahasa Malaysia: jambatan


apit

English: within reach of something, esp. a house
Bahasa Malaysia: hampir sampai ke rumah


apo

English: roof; shade
Bahasa Malaysia: bumbung, atap; tempat teduh


apu'

English: meeting together


apuh

English: broom
Bahasa Malaysia: penyapu


apuk 1

English: fine dust or ashes in the air, sawdust; facial powder


apuk 2

English: cotton
Bahasa Malaysia: kapuk


apum

English: to ask someone to get, pick up, obtain something


apun

English: forgiveness
Bahasa Malaysia: maaf, ampun


apung

English: act of hiding a thing, thing hidden


aput

English: blockage
Bahasa Malaysia: keadaan tersekat


apuy

English: fire
Bahasa Malaysia: api


ara

English: a type of tree, fig tree
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis pohon kayu


ara'

English: decline, refuse, `don't want'
Bahasa Malaysia: enggan, `tidak mahu'


arad

English: bowl or container made from gourd


arak 1

English: the spirit distilled from rice wine
Bahasa Malaysia: minuman keras dibuat daripada beras


arak 2

English: bamboo handrail used when descending steps or crossing bridge


arang

English: a dance
Bahasa Malaysia: tarian


arar 1

English: bamboo cage-lie structure in which meat is placed for smoking


arar 2

English: nest, cosy corner
Bahasa Malaysia: sarang burung


areg

English: tiny pieces, leftovers, crumbs, remainders
Bahasa Malaysia: ketul-ketul bekas makanan


arem

English: pangolin
Bahasa Malaysia: tenggiling


aren

English: nobility, high rank
Bahasa Malaysia: golongan atas


arep

English: rubbish, litter
Bahasa Malaysia: sampah sarap


ari'

English: cutting, piece (of cloth, leaf, etc)


arih 1

English: coming


arih 2

English: a type of catfish
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis ikan


arin

English: cousin
Bahasa Malaysia: sepupu


arir

English: a type of catfish
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis ikan


arit

English: design, pattern, carved design


aro 1

English: snatching
Bahasa Malaysia: hal merampas, merentap


aro 2

English: scratching
Bahasa Malaysia: cakaran, cakaran


aru'

English: casuarina tree
Bahasa Malaysia: ayu (Br.Malay)


arud

English: a call or shout in pain or distress
Bahasa Malaysia: panggilan


arum

English: in-laws
Bahasa Malaysia: saudara-saudara melalui perkahwinan, ipar-duai


arun

English: black smudge, usually due to soot or dirt


arur 1

English: small river, stream, brook
Bahasa Malaysia: anak sungai


arur 2

English: stringing
Bahasa Malaysia: hal mengarang manik untuk membuat rantai


asa

English: whetting, grinding, sharpening;
Bahasa Malaysia: hal mengasah, menajamkan


asa asa

English: to scratch oneself against a tree, as of buffalo


asab

English: epileptic fit, falling sickness
Bahasa Malaysia: penyakit gila babi


asal

English: as long as; origin, original
Bahasa Malaysia: asal


asang 1

English: gills of a fish
Bahasa Malaysia: insang


asang 2

English: tall oblong bamboo basket used for carrying damar (resin) or sacks of rice.


aseg

English: mash or dregs during the making of rice wine


asek

English: pineapple fibre (formerly used for sewing); strands of cloth of different colours cut and stitched onto hems of bark cloth shirts; untidy strands of cloth; loose ends of cotton thread


asi'

English: selfishness, stinginess
Bahasa Malaysia: kepentingan diri sendiri


asi' asi'

English: selfish, stingy


asih

English: pretence
Bahasa Malaysia: kepura-puraan


asih asih

English: to pretend not to see someone (whom you might consider beneath you), to ignore


aso

English: procrastination, indifference,
Bahasa Malaysia: hal melambatkan sesuatu dr berlaku


aso-aso

English: indifferent, unconcerned about surroundings, dilly-dallying


asu'

English: small stool for squatting


ata'

English: unhusked rice grains in rice (i.e. among the husked grains after pounding)


atan 1

English: shelf or rack, made of rattan, used for storing plates, etc.


atan 2

English: expression used when spitting in disdain or anger


atang

English: crossbeam in house construction
Bahasa Malaysia: kayu yang dipasang melintang


atar

English: field cleared of grass using a small hoe; flat land


atat

English: clitoris


ate 1

English: *death
Bahasa Malaysia: kematian


ate 2

English: lungs
Bahasa Malaysia: paru-paru


ateb

English: deadfall trap for small animals such as rats, squirrels
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis perangkap untuk menangkap binatang kecil seperti tikus, tupai


atek

English: door; cover
Bahasa Malaysia: pintu; penutup


ating

English: ? cliff


atir

English: platform just inside the front of the rice barn, used for storing implements for rice-processing


atur 1

English: generation, lineage, age group
Bahasa Malaysia: keturunan


atur 2

English: an order, command; arrangement, organisation
Bahasa Malaysia: suruhan, aturan


atur3

English: row


atuy

English: a swing
Bahasa Malaysia: ayunan, buaian


au'

English: shelf, cupboard, ledge
Bahasa Malaysia: rak, almari


aul

English: stopper for a bottle or container
Bahasa Malaysia: penutup bagi botol atau bekas lain


awa

English: awe, wonder, surprise, disappointment, regret
Bahasa Malaysia: perasaan gerun, hairan, terkejut, kesal


awa 1

English: disappointment, regret
Bahasa Malaysia: kekecewaan, kedukaan


awa 2

English: wonder, surprise


awa'

English: waist
Bahasa Malaysia: pinggang


awal

English: reaching out for


awan

English: wife
Bahasa Malaysia: isteri


awan dela'ih

English: husband
Bahasa Malaysia: suami


awe

English: in case, in the event, maybe, perhaps
Bahasa Malaysia: jikalau, sekiranya, mungkin, barangkali


aweh

English: marriage
Bahasa Malaysia: perkahwinan


awer

English: small rapids, swift part of the river


awih

English: a type of bird, drongo
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis burung


awing

English: hair parting
Bahasa Malaysia: belahan pada rambut


aya

English: expression of dismay
Bahasa Malaysia: pengucapan perasaan takut atau lemah semangat


aya'

English: pet, domesticated animal, livestock
Bahasa Malaysia: binatang yang dipelihara, haiwan ternakan


ayad

English: cuts, slices, pieces
Bahasa Malaysia: potongan, keratan, keping


ayad-ayad

English: little by little


ayah

English: young `semah' fish


ayam

English: expression of endearment by grandparent to grandchild


ayan

English: hanging shelf for keeping rolled up mats


ayang

English: cut piece of meat, cloth
Bahasa Malaysia: potongan daging, kain


ayat

English: verse in the Bible
Bahasa Malaysia: ayat dlm alkitab


ayek

English: whisper
Bahasa Malaysia: bisikan


ayen 1

English: slowly, gradually, steadily
Bahasa Malaysia: dgn perlahan-lahan


ayen 2

English: a type of fish
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis ikan


ayep 1

English: a vine, the fibres of which are shredded and used to weave cloth and also for making fishing nets.


ayep 2

English: half-closed, as of sleepy eyes


ayu 1

English: expression corresponding to "you're it!", used by children chasing each other in a game


ayu 2

English: predictable; strategy, method, trickery
Bahasa Malaysia: doo' ayu, good strategy, i.e. smart, clever ayu neh, improbable


ayu'

English: just, only; always, habitually; nature, natural characteristic, appearance


ayud

English: writing
Bahasa Malaysia: tulisan


ayum

English: affection
Bahasa Malaysia: perasaan kasih sayang


ayun 1

English: shadow, likeness


ayun 2

English: swing
Bahasa Malaysia: ayunan, buaian