Adjectives in Kelabit

aba'

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


aki'

English: scattered all over, separated


ali

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


aling

English: late
Bahasa Malaysia: lewat, lambat


ange' 2

English: enjoyable


angi'

English: small finger


angud

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


baa' 1

English: wet, condition of being wet,
Bahasa Malaysia: basah


bakang

English: wide apart, of the feet while standing


bakeh

English: fruit without flesh or seeds; barren
Bahasa Malaysia: buah yang tidak ada isi atau biji; tidak menghasilkan buah atau benih, mandul?


baku'

English: cute (of babies, of ornaments that represent animals, etc)
Bahasa Malaysia: comel


balut

English: intertwined (of three ropes intertwined to make one)
Bahasa Malaysia: berjalin-jalin (bkn dgn tali)


barit 1

English: striped, colourful; with patterns, designs or colours


bata'

English: the colour green, green (as grass)
Bahasa Malaysia: hijau


batek 2

English: pregnant, of animals; also used for humans if unmarried
Bahasa Malaysia: bunting, mengandung


baur

English: full after eating, satiated
Bahasa Malaysia: kenyang


bayeng

English: distracted, disturbed
Bahasa Malaysia: bingung, terganggu


bayo

English: sleepy (appearance of eyes)
Bahasa Malaysia: mengantuk


bebpa

English: entangled (esp. of hair)


bebpak

English: torn (as shirts, pants, mosquito net)
Bahasa Malaysia: koyak (spt pakaian, kelambu)


bebpal

English: diluted
Bahasa Malaysia: dijadikan kurang pekat dng menambah air


bebpek 2

English: talkative
Bahasa Malaysia: selalu bercakap


bebpel

English: act of returning a favour


bebpi'

English: short
Bahasa Malaysia: pendik


bebpo

English: cool off, rested, pacified (of the temper, after getting angry or after crying)


bedte

English: queer, unnatural behaviour, gay?
Bahasa Malaysia: kelakuan luar biasa


begkeh

English: dumb, mute, unable to speak
Bahasa Malaysia: bisu, tidak boleh bercakap


bekaar 2

English: coiled (of rope)


bekad

English: broken (as of ceramic plates), split as in a package
Bahasa Malaysia: pecah (pinggan, dsb)


beken

English: other, different, unlike, behaving differently from usual
Bahasa Malaysia: lain, berbeza


bekuem

English: lie in foetal position, coiled up (of body)


bela'

English: gigglish, immature behavior, improper conduct
Bahasa Malaysia: `pelaba bela' dedtur sineh', that lady is very improper in her behaviour


belad

English: spread open, flat


belatu'

English: outstanding, very obvious
Bahasa Malaysia: yg menampak jelas


beli'ed

English: twisted, sprained (of ankle)
Bahasa Malaysia: tergeliat kaki


beliking

English: distorted, out of shape, twisted sheet


belipid

English: intertwining
Bahasa Malaysia: hal berjalin-jalin


beliw

English: slip from the hand, as when someone falls and grasps for support, but cannot hold it


beneh

English: short, low, down
Bahasa Malaysia: pendek, bawah


bengak

English: unceremonious, disorderly behaviour or mannerisms


bengel

English: deaf
Bahasa Malaysia: pekak bengang


beni'

English: squeezed between two, into a corner


benu

English: suspicious
Bahasa Malaysia: menyebabkan syak


benul

English: pushed, forced


berang 1

English: width of a river, house, field, etc
Bahasa Malaysia: kelebaran


berat

English: heavy
Bahasa Malaysia: berat


beresat 1

English: scattered


beresat 2

English: bright (of light)
Bahasa Malaysia: `beresat mateh adto dih', the sun shines so brightly


beri

English: panting, out of breath (when tired or angry)
Bahasa Malaysia: tercungap-cungap


beribpit

English: pulled back to open or extend


beruh

English: new; just now; again
Bahasa Malaysia: baru, tadi, lagi


berung

English: pushed, shoved


berut

English: rough, bullying behaviour


besit

English: burst, break open and squirt out, as of pus from a pimple when squeezed


besul

English: pushed through


betenul

English: pushed


bibpe

English: upturned mouth as when about to cry
Bahasa Malaysia: bibpe-bibpe teh ta'ang nedih, his mouth was upturned as if about to cry


bibpeng

English: prevented, barred


bidtet

English: pulled tight


biel

English: lumpy, uncomfortable feeling of having a lump under one's feet, hard object underneath.


bila'

English: broken, as of dishes; split


birar

English: yellow
Bahasa Malaysia: kuning


biring

English: lop-sided as when walking


bisa'

English: great, fantastic, terrific


bising

English: noisy, uproarious
Bahasa Malaysia: bising


bisung

English: shoved, pushed, jostled, elbowed; hit with a stick accidentally


bu'el 2

English: full to overflowing (of solid objects0


bu'uh

English: angry, annoyed
Bahasa Malaysia: marah


bu'ung 1

English: stands out awkwardly, prominently


buang

English: half a share


buar

English: beaten up with a stick, hit by accident


bubpur

English: splashed with water which is being poured out; wet by mistake


bubud

English: poured out, as of water Bubud ebpa' dih na'an. The water might get poured out.


buda'

English: the colour white
Bahasa Malaysia: putih


budang

English: patchy, as when coat of paint is not thick enough


budi

English: pale ?
Bahasa Malaysia: pucat ?


budoh

English: stupid
Bahasa Malaysia: bodoh


buduk

English: cone, peak of a mountain, tip or top of something, e.g. nose, pen, stick, house
Bahasa Malaysia: kon, kemuncak, hujung hidung, pen, dsb `buduk ruma'', ridgepole `buduk apo', rooftop


buek

English: movement of lips as in mime


buet

English: `cut flat ended' ?


buir

English: pushed aside forcefully


bujur

English: distended, of the belly; oval-shaped
Bahasa Malaysia: perut kembung; bujur


buka'

English: open
Bahasa Malaysia: buka


bukeng

English: stunted (of growth)
Bahasa Malaysia: terbantut


buki'

English: rounded, bloated
Bahasa Malaysia: sembab (muka dll), tembam


bukut 2

English: hunch-backed


buleng

English: single, lone
Bahasa Malaysia: tunggal, berseorangan


buli'

English: of mixed colours, striped, patched


bungi

English: damp, wet (to describe people, animals)
Bahasa Malaysia: basah (utk orang dan binatang)


bungir 1

English: swollen (e.g. knee)
Bahasa Malaysia: bengkak (misalnya lutut)


bura'

English: extreme, wasteful, going beyond the limit, spendthrift
Bahasa Malaysia: keterlaluan, bazir, boros Bura' ngen esin: extravagant with money


burer

English: wide-open, open-eyed (of the eyes)


buri 2

English: dirty, messy


buring

English: grey (of hair)


buru'

English: run off, washed off, as paint from a wall


buruk

English: rotten
Bahasa Malaysia: buruk


buser

English: blind
Bahasa Malaysia: buta


butal

English: bald
Bahasa Malaysia: botak cf. pango


buung

English: cursed


buyur

English: too long as the sleeves of a shirt or the legs of a pair of trousers
Bahasa Malaysia: terlalu panjang seperti lengan baju


da'at

English: bad, not good
Bahasa Malaysia: tidak bagus, tidak baik


da'et

English: bad, evil, abusive,


dadem

English: feverish, sick
Bahasa Malaysia: demam, sakit


daker

English: slimy, slippery, thick slime


daluh

English: angry
Bahasa Malaysia: marah


dame

English: luke warm


dari

English: fine, tiny, small (e.g. beads, string)
Bahasa Malaysia: kecil


delo 2

English: wary, fearful


dengeh

English: of good reputation


dengur

English: low-pitched (as the voice)


dileh

English: strange, funny, queer, sheepish


direm

English: purple, colour of a fruit


dita'

English: high, tall, above, up
Bahasa Malaysia: tinggi,


do'oh

English: 1) good 2) delicious, tasty, yummy
Bahasa Malaysia: 1) bagus 2) sedap, nyaman


doo'

English: good, well
Bahasa Malaysia: baik, bagus


doo' sange

English: comfortable
Bahasa Malaysia: selesa


galih

English: strong
Bahasa Malaysia: kuat


i'it

English: little, small; young
Bahasa Malaysia: sedikit, kecil, muda


kadang

English: long, lengthy
Bahasa Malaysia: panjang


kail

English: strong (of a person)


kapal

English: thick


kawi'

English: bent, curved, zig-zag


kaya'

English: weak
Bahasa Malaysia: lemah


kediur

English: pout, sulk, sour-faced, pull a long face


keripab

English: dented, squashed


la'o

English: glossy, as the fur of a healthy animal


la'uh

English: hungry
Bahasa Malaysia: lapar


laam

English: sour
Bahasa Malaysia: masam


laling

English: late
Bahasa Malaysia: lewat, lambat


lalud

English: powerful, having extraordinary abilities


lamad

English: choosy over food (as pregnant women, sick people)


lato

English: oily (from animal fat)
Bahasa Malaysia: berminyak


lau'

English: warm, hot
Bahasa Malaysia: panas


laya'

English: soft
Bahasa Malaysia: lembut, licak


layo

English: tame, docile
Bahasa Malaysia: jinak


ledtam

English: nauseated, as from eating too much pork fat
Bahasa Malaysia: rasa hendak muntah atau mual


leki'

English: high-pitched, as of a girl's voice


lemek

English: fat of an animal, grease
Bahasa Malaysia: lemak


lemuh

English: fat, obese (of people, animals)
Bahasa Malaysia: gemuk


lepag

English: chipped


li'o

English: crystal clear, as waetr that one can see through to the bottom
Bahasa Malaysia: jernih


libuh 1

English: round
Bahasa Malaysia: bulat


lili

English: covetous (after things)
Bahasa Malaysia: ingin akan hak orang lain


lino

English: calm and clear of water (esp. in a paddy field)


lipi

English: thin (material)
Bahasa Malaysia: nipis


lipuk

English: burnt, singed


liput

English: wild (of aminals)
Bahasa Malaysia: liar


liu'

English: slippery
Bahasa Malaysia: licin


lunek

English: thick, juicy lining inside the seed coat in a jackfruit


lutak

English: muddy, dirty
Bahasa Malaysia: berlumpur, kotor


lutut

English: muddy, of unclear water


luyu'

English: dirty, untidy; smeared with mup, soup, etc
Bahasa Malaysia: kotor


ma'on

English: old (for things)
Bahasa Malaysia: lama


mabuk

English: drunk
Bahasa Malaysia: mabuk


mago

English: early
Bahasa Malaysia: awal


makat

English: brave
Bahasa Malaysia: berani


manga

English: greedy (for food, etc)
Bahasa Malaysia: tamak


mapet

English: thick, of undergrowth, hair
Bahasa Malaysia: tebal, lebat lagi banyak tumbuhnya


mata'

English: raw, uncooked, unripe
Bahasa Malaysia: mentah, tidak cukup masak


mawa

English: surprised
Bahasa Malaysia: terkejut


mayep

English: half-closed, as of sleepy eyes; slit-eyed
Bahasa Malaysia: Dela'ih suk mayep mateh dih. The slit-eyed man.


mela 1

English: cleared, of an area of jungle


mele

English: easy, simple
Bahasa Malaysia: senang, mudah


migu'

English: shy, embarrassed, diffident; ashamed


mikat 1

English: difficult, tough
Bahasa Malaysia: susah, sukar


mikat 2

English: expensive, dear
Bahasa Malaysia: mahal


mileh

English: smart, brainy, clever
Bahasa Malaysia: pandai, pintar, bijak


milem

English: 1) blue, green; 2) purple, colour of a bruise, bruised
Bahasa Malaysia: 1) biru, hijau; 2) warna tanda lebam atau luka memar pada tubuh


mubuk

English: consoled, comforted, pacified


muneng

English: near
Bahasa Malaysia: dekat


nauk

English: boiling, starting to bubble
Bahasa Malaysia: mendidih


ngali'o

English: careful
Bahasa Malaysia: berhati-hati


ngered

English: old (people); almost ripe (fruits)
Bahasa Malaysia: tua (orang); hampir masak (bkn dgn buah-buahan)


ngeren

English: pregnant, of people (more polite than `malih')
Bahasa Malaysia: mangandung


nigu

English: shy, ashamed
Bahasa Malaysia: malu


nipi

English: thin, of materials
Bahasa Malaysia: nipis


pa'it

English: bitter
Bahasa Malaysia: pahit


pango

English: bald
Bahasa Malaysia: botak


pedti'

English: salty
Bahasa Malaysia: masin


pegerai'

English: each


pering

English: dry (of material); thirsty
Bahasa Malaysia: kering; haus, dahaga


pilang

English: striped, banded


putut

English: broken, snapped, of something long and soft (eg. string)
Bahasa Malaysia: putus


ra'en

English: light (in weight)
Bahasa Malaysia: ringan


ramay

English: lively, enjoying oneself
Bahasa Malaysia: rancak, riang


ratan

English: leaking, as a roof or bucket
Bahasa Malaysia: bocor


rawir

English: long, as a story, road, piece of string
Bahasa Malaysia: panjang


raya

English: big
Bahasa Malaysia: besar


rayeh

English: big, great, physically large (people or things); old (people)
Bahasa Malaysia: besar


repuk

English: rotten
Bahasa Malaysia: buruk


ribed

English: pretty, beautiful, of people, things
Bahasa Malaysia: cantik, lawa


rugu'

English: thin (people, animals)
Bahasa Malaysia: kurus


sia'

English: red, orange
Bahasa Malaysia: merah, jingga


silo

English: shiny, of the surface of a lake, table, etc.
Bahasa Malaysia: berkilau


sinung

English: happy; successful, as a wealthy man or student in school


siri

English: straight, upright (indefinitely long)


sirut

English: tapering
Bahasa Malaysia: runcing


sukup

English: enough
Bahasa Malaysia: cukup


tadem

English: sharp, of a blade
Bahasa Malaysia: tajam


tasa'

English: damaged; dismantled


tebiling

English: dented, disorted shape as of heated plastic


tekering

English: dry
Bahasa Malaysia: kering


tekeru'

English: dry, of pond or river that has dried up, of moist food gone dry, etc


telang 1

English: flavourless, without salt, flat tasting
Bahasa Malaysia: tawar


temuked

English: hilly, up and down


teneb

English: cool, cold
Bahasa Malaysia: sejuk, dingin


tenganga'

English: open the mouth
Bahasa Malaysia: membuka mulut


tepi

English: smooth, as a surface
Bahasa Malaysia: licin (spt cermin)


teraka'

English: thin, emaciated
Bahasa Malaysia: kurus


tu'eh

English: hard, strong (of materials)
Bahasa Malaysia: keras, kuat (bkn dgn benda)


tunang

English: happy
Bahasa Malaysia: senang


tutun

English: shallow
Bahasa Malaysia: cetek


uang 3

English: naked
Bahasa Malaysia: telanjang


ubung

English: highest, tallest
Bahasa Malaysia: yg tinggi sekali