M - Word List

ma'ed (m-a'ed)

English: to stammer


ma'en (ng-pa'en)

English: carry something long on the shoulders, e.g. planks, poles


ma'id (ng-pa'id)

English: to wipe


ma'it (m-a'it)

English: sick, painful


ma'on

English: old (for things)
Bahasa Malaysia: lama


ma'un

English: first (in a line, contest, etc.); old (of things);
Bahasa Malaysia: yg pertama; lama (bkn dng barang)


maak

English: to go up river, whether swimming or in a boat


maan

English: badly hurt or wounded
Bahasa Malaysia: cedera parah


maba'

English: fearful for


mabar (m-abar)

English: to be in dread


mabeh (ng-babeh)

English: to carry on the back


mabi (m-abi)

English: finished, used up


mabuh (m-abuh)

English: dusty, covered with dust or ashes


mabuk

English: drunk
Bahasa Malaysia: mabuk


mabuk (m-abuk)

English: drunk


mada'

English: to call, invite, teach


mada' (ng-bada'), nebada'

English: advise, tell, instruct


mada' ago

English: preach a sermon


madil (ng-badil)

English: to shoot, to hunt using guns


mado

English: far, far away


madu'

English: forehead
Bahasa Malaysia: dahi


mae'

English: to love
Bahasa Malaysia: sayang, cinta


mageh

English: first, early


mageh (m-ageh)

English: quick, fast, brief, soon


magi' (ng-bagi')

English: to share out


mago

English: early
Bahasa Malaysia: awal


magut

English: pull hair roughly


main (m-ain)

English: sweet


majan

English: papaya
Bahasa Malaysia: buah betik


majar

English: leaning


majung (ng-majung)

English: to flatter


makat

English: brave
Bahasa Malaysia: berani


makat (m-akat)

English: brave, courageous


mako' (ng-pako')

English: to nail, hammer a nail


makub (ng-pakub)

English: knock, strike together


mala

English: to say


mala (ng-bala)

English: say, tell, talk about


mala adih

English: to tell or sing a ballad


malang

English: to have been hit with the blunt sude of a knife or tool


male

English: familiar, used to something


malem

English: several days ago; dark


malem (m-alem)

English: in the past, a long time ago; several days ago


maleng (m-aleng)

English: sooty


malid

English: blowing away chaff by dropping paddy from a height


malid (m-alid)

English: to slope steeply


malid (ng-palid)

English: to blow away


malih

English: 1) pregnant (coarse term which implies child will be not be legitimate); 2) to be taboo


malih (ng-balih)

English: to lie, to be deceitful


malin

English: very secret, well-hidden


maliw

English: cause, turn into


malug (em-alug)

English: to play a trick on someone, to lie (usually in fun)


malun

English: injure, an animal


mameg

English: to accidentally slap someone on the back


mamut

English: hen lying/sitting on eggs


mana'

English: spin a top at someone else's top to hit it and knock it out; hit and sting, of bees in swarm striking one by one


manga

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


manga (m-anga)

English: greedy


mangang (m-angang)

English: to bark, of dogs


manid (ng-panid)

English: to wedge/split using a wedge


manto'

English: furthermore


manud

English: swept down river, swept away by water; current of events ?


manud (em-anud)

English: to drift away with the current, to flow on the current


manudun

English: a type of hornbill; Helmetd hornbill
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis burung enggang


manuk

English: bird
Bahasa Malaysia: burung


mapan

English: to cover something in order to hide it


mapet

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


mapet (m-apet)

English: thick, (of undergrowth or grass)


mapuk (m-apuk)

English: dusty


mapung (m-apung)

English: hidden, private


mareg (m-areg)

English: crumbed, broken into tiny pieces


maren (maran), paren (paran)

English: noble


marep (m-arep)

English: littered


marih

English: to come
Bahasa Malaysia: datang, mari


marih (m-arih)

English: to come


marir (ng-parir)

English: to poison; poisonous


marit (ng-barit)

English: to pattern, design, colour


marun

English: colour of the smoke-darkened area around a fireplace


masa' (ng-basa')

English: to read


masab

English: having an epileptic fit


masab (m-asab)

English: convulsions, to have a fit, epileptic; obsessed


masi' (m-asi')

English: selfish, stingy, tight-fisted


masiu (ng-pasiu)

English: to sell


masiw (ng-pasiw)

English: to sell


mata'

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


matamo

English: to collect little by little


matar

English: look after, wait upon


mate (m-ate)

English: died, dead


mateh

English: eye
Bahasa Malaysia: mata


matek (ng-batek)

English: made pregnant


matu' 1

English: approach, move toward something as a result of a definite, intentional action


matu' 2

English: look after someone (esp. a child); observe


mau (ng-pau)

English: push a sharp point through


maur (ng-baur)

English: to make someone full


mawa

English: surprised
Bahasa Malaysia: terkejut


mawa (m-awa)

English: 1) disappointed, feeling regret; 2) full of wonder, surprise


mawan

English: seen, visible
Bahasa Malaysia: boleh dilihat, kelihatan


mawer

English: swift flowing (of a river)


mawer (m-awer)

English: swift flowing, quick


maya'

English: direction, follow, obey, in accordance with (someone's wishes)
Bahasa Malaysia: arah,


mayad

English: leak out little by little, as rice from a hole in a basket


mayar

English: wooden block or board for chopping up game (meat)


mayep

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


mayu (m-ayu)

English: likely, probable


mayung (ng-bayung)

English: to spear


Ma’ih mey lipa kabing suk pu’un ih. Pengeh neh ngesu neh. Lipa pekabin

English: Take the first left and go straight on. It’s on the left.


me 1

English: go, go to
Bahasa Malaysia: pergi


me 2

English: and, with
Bahasa Malaysia: dan, dengan


mebpa

English: to entangle hair, to disentangle hair


mebpa (em-ebpa)

English: to fall, of people or animals falling accidentally; to drop (person) from a platform


mebpa' (em-ebpa')

English: melt


mebpak (ng-bebpak)

English: to tear


mebpan (ng-bebpan)

English: to catch birds with a bird-line stick


mebpat (ng-bebpat)

English: to share, divide


mebped (ng-bebped)

English: tie by winding around, (bundles, bandages on limbs, etc.)


mebpek (ng-bebpek)

English: break something into small particles; pound something finely


mebpel (ng-mebpel)

English: to return a favour, to take vengeance


mebpen (em-ebpen)

English: sink into the earth (unintentional action)


mebpen (ng-mebpen)

English: 1) to close the mouth or the opening of a container by covering; 2) make something sink into the ground


mebper (ng-mebper)

English: to fan the fire


mebpet (ng-bebpet)

English: to beat or hit with a stick


mebpi' (ng-mebpi')

English: to shorten


mebpo

English: comforted


mebpu

English: covered with, wrapped


mebpuh (em-ebpuh)

English: to take offence and become aloof


mebpul

English: skewered


medala'

English: to cast a net to catch fish


medamut

English: to mix well, entangle


medawid

English: to hang something on


mededten

English: work at something, as a craft


medeket (ng-pedeket)

English: to sew


medenak

English: to surprise sby


medta

English: determined


medta' (em-edta')

English: to attach a handle


medtan

English: high place made accesible by ladder


medtang

English: 1) bright; 2) hung


medte (ng-bedte)

English: to make someone look silly


medting (em-edting)

English: to arrive, reach a place


medueh

English: you (dual)
Bahasa Malaysia: kamu berdua, awak berdua


megamung (ng-pegamung)

English: twist or tangle up something, as thread or hairs


megatum

English: join together


megeta

English: to help someone across a river


megkel

English: stay with a small child to make him/her sleep


megkeng (em-egkeng)

English: shiver; chilled


megket

English: bad-tempered, stubborn


megkul

English: easily giving up, impatient


mek

English: goat
Bahasa Malaysia: kambing


mekaa' (ng-pekaa')

English: to change


mekaar

English: 1) to sit cross-legged; 2) to roll up rope into a coil, to coil; wind rattan or wire round something


mekad (ng-bekad)

English: to break


mekakang (ng-pekakang)

English: to spread or force apart, of forceps


mekale

English: to familiarise


mekawang

English: to cut notches onto ridges, etc


meker

English: to have something stuck in the throat


meki'

English: to cut, nip (buds or young leaves)


mekilal

English: brandishing (as a sword or parang)


mekitang

English: intermediary, go-between


mekud (ng-bekud)

English: to pull fruit off trees with a stick; to poke someone, something in a tree to make it fall down


mekuem (ng-bekuem)

English: to coil up something


mekupat (ng-pekupat)

English: turn in a contrary manner


mela

English: clear of tall vegetation


mela 1

English: cleared, of an area of jungle


mela 2

English: to massage
Bahasa Malaysia: urut


melad

English: unwrap (of rice packets), roll down to open up (of mats), open up


melad (ng-belad)

English: to spread open, as linen


melak

English: caught between two objects


melakut (ng- be-lakut)

English: to pull or bend a branch or bamboo stalk over


melang

English: to slice a rice cake (nuba' laya') with something


melang (ng-belang)

English: to cut someone


melatu' (ng-belatu')

English: to reveal, clarify


mele

English: easy, simple
Bahasa Malaysia: senang, mudah


meleg

English: divorce


meleg (em-eleg)

English: to stop doing something


melenet

English: press down, squeeze down, flatten


melepet

English: to corrupt the form of word


meliem

English: to roll on the tongue with the mouth closed, sucking ?


melih (ng-belih)

English: to buy


meling

English: tied up


melipid

English: twist as with a rope
Bahasa Malaysia: putar


melipid (ng-belipid)

English: to intertwine


meliun

English: million
Bahasa Malaysia: juta


meliw (ng-beliw)

English: to let go of something


melu (m-elu)

English: overripe, of fruits


melukung

English: carry a child, basket or anything non-elongated on the shoulders


meman (ng-peman)

English: to feed (as a mother fedding a child)


memang (ng-pepang)

English: to make a path through jungle


memug

English: take it out, cross out, remove


memuk

English: to take off shoes, shirt, etc


menad

English: climb stairs or a tree
Bahasa Malaysia: menaiki tangga, memanjat pokok


menaken

English: nephew, niece
Bahasa Malaysia: anak saudara


menalad

English: a type of bird, Red-Breasted partridge
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis burung


menani

English: to sing


menebpur

English: rice porridge
Bahasa Malaysia: bubur


mened

English: drown


menegeg

English: mythical monster that lives in rivers and lakes


menelen

English: python
Bahasa Malaysia: ular sawa


menengang

English: hornbill sp; Rhinoceros Hornbill
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis burung enggang


menerang

English: generic name for poisonous snakes; cobra sp.
Bahasa Malaysia: ular senduk


mengeh (ng-pengeh)

English: to finish


mengel (ng-bengel)

English: to be noisy


meni'

English: to castrate


meni' (ng-beni')

English: to squeeze between two or into a corner


menipal

English: generic term for poisonous insects, arachnids (spiders, scorpions) myriapods (centipedes)


meno (ng-peno)

English: to steal


menu

English: to believe


menu (em-menu)

English: to believe, to have trust in


menu' (ng-penu')

English: to fill


menu'ut

English: something used to suck


menub

English: to dive under water
Bahasa Malaysia: menyelam


menul

English: push something standing upright


menul (ng-benul)

English: 1) to be pushed, forced; 2) to push


mepa' (em-epa')

English: to chew


mepad

English: tie into bundle


mepag (ng-pepag)

English: to slap


mepal

English: cut down undergrowth


meped

English: to bundle together something


mepen

English: cover, hide from view


mepen (ng-pepen)

English: to cover (of food, etc., but not of a hole); to hide


mepheg

English: squeezed dry


mepik

English: squashed


mepit

English: to be picked up with tongs


mera'it

English: 1) (noun) lightning; 2) (Transitive verb with subject = agent) to make a raft


merada' (ng-perada')

English: to chase after


merarad

English: pull, drag, as when leading a buffalo
Bahasa Malaysia: tarik atau mengheret seperti membawa kerbau


merat (ng-merat)

English: ? to make heavy


mere (ng-bere)

English: to give


merebpek

English: to crush ?


merebpek (ng-berebpek)

English: to break stone into small pieces


mered (em-ered)

English: to age


merek (ng-perek)

English: to squeeze


meret

English: tightly bound


meri

English: 1) (m- prefix (Stative verb or adjective)) bad-tempered; 2) (adjective) dried up, as a stream
Bahasa Malaysia: 1) panas baran; 2) kering, seperti anak sungai


meribpit (ng-meribpit)

English: to pull back to open or extend


merid (ng-perid)

English: to wipe or push rubbish aside


merin (em-erin)

English: to pluck vegetables


mering

English: 1) (noun) bamboo fish trap at weir; 2) (Transitive verb with subject = agent) to dry


meripig

English: with make a lot of sound with something


meruh (ng-beruh)

English: to renew


merung (ng-berung)

English: to push or shove


merur

English: tired (as after a lot of exercise, a long walk, etc)


merut

English: 1) (m- prefix (Stative verb or adjective)) easily angered; 2) (noun) massage


meruwe

English: to make decorative shavings from wood, sticks, rattan by removing strips


mesarang

English: a type of bird, Black-Throated barbet
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis burung


meseb

English: burning


mesit (ng-besit)

English: to burst, break open, squirt out


meta

English: hindered


meta'ut (ng-pe-ta'ut)

English: to frighten, make afraid


metad (ng-petad)

English: to separate


metanur

English: chase, as an animal in the hunt


metapu'

English: to marry, to be married; to add, to mix


metatad

English: remind someone to do something; to send or leave a verbal message


metatuy (ng-pet-atuy)

English: to make something swing like a pendulum


metek

English: 1) popped; 2) chipped enamel coating of utensils (plate, mug, etc)


meteluh

English: you (trial)
Bahasa Malaysia: kamu tiga


meten

English: well-place position


meteng

English: ? stopped from further movement


meti'

English: to kick


metih

English: drained off


meto

English: pigeon with metallic greenish breat
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis burung merpati


metu

English: clear indication


metudo

English: to place something upright


metunud

English: duplicate, convey, pass on (gossip)


metutub

English: hit someone's face on the floor (as in a fight)


metutum

English: joing together (string)
Bahasa Malaysia: sambung (tali)


metutun

English: to observe or peep


metutup

English: match, marry, fit together


metuy

English: hornbill sp. with long tail feathers, Wreathed Hornbill, Wrinkled hornbill
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis burung enggang


mi

English: noodles
Bahasa Malaysia: mi


mi goreng

English: fried noodle
Bahasa Malaysia: mi goreng


mibpit

English: pinch


midang

English: sunlight, daylight
Bahasa Malaysia: siang hari


midang (em-idang)

English: to dry something in the sun (esp paddy, clothes)


midih

English: property
Bahasa Malaysia: kepunyaan


midteh

English: first, once; cut through with a single stroke
Bahasa Malaysia: yg pertama, satu kali


midtet (ng-bidtet)

English: to pull tight


midtut (ng-pidtut)

English: pick up something with the fingers


mien

English: massage using round object


migu'

English: shy, embarrassed, diffident; ashamed


miil

English: licked accidentally


mija

English: table
Bahasa Malaysia: meja


mika

English: cause to become limp


mikad

English: to have no fear of heights


mikat 1

English: difficult, tough
Bahasa Malaysia: susah, sukar


mikat 2

English: expensive, dear
Bahasa Malaysia: mahal


mikung (ng-bikung)

English: to work with an adze


mila' (ng-mila')

English: already broken


milak (ng-bilak)

English: to split rattan or bamboo lengthwise; split into small pieces


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


mili' (ng-pili')

English: to choose


milit (ng-milit)

English: intertwined


milo

English: glaring, of bright sunlight on the surface of the water


miluh

English: eat something poisonous so as to become sick and vomit


mine (m-in-e)

English: went, gone, been


minit

English: prise open (of eyes)


minyak

English: cooking oil
Bahasa Malaysia: minyak masak


mipi'

English: slap, as to shape an earthen pot; to cane (as of a child)


mipi' (ng-pipi')

English: to slap


mirat

English: come


miro (m-iro)

English: mad, insane


miruh (ng-biruh)

English: to beautify


mirup

English: drink, beverage
Bahasa Malaysia: minuman


mirup (em-irup)

English: to drink


misung (ng-bisung)

English: to shove, jostle, etc.


mitang (ng-bitang)

English: to hang up clothes (to dry)


mitem

English: black
Bahasa Malaysia: hitam


miti' (em-iti')

English: to suck, as a baby sucking at the breast


miuh (em-iuh)

English: to accidentally knock with the elbow


miuk

English: move, edge over, increasingly


mo

English: affirmative, yes
Bahasa Malaysia: ya, au


Mo, dooq teh. Petulu edto riak pukul 7.15 lekedtang.

English: Alright. See you tomorrow at 7.15am.


Mo, dooq tuih. Laq tebeyq uih ni’er menu muyuh dih?

English: Fine, thank you. Can I see a menu, please?


Mo, nih idih.

English: Certainly, here you are.


mu'ar (ng-pu'ar)

English: to lean


mu'uh (ng-mu'uh)

English: to take care of


muar

English: hit using large elongated object (eg wood, rod, club)


muar (ng-buar)

English: to beat with a stick


muat (ng-buat)

English: to gossip


muat 1

English: gossip about people


muat 2

English: able to fit (into a container, etc)


mube' (ng-bube')

English: to defaecate on someone


mubpir

English: overflowed


mubpu' (ng-bubpu')

English: to make a hole by piercing through


mubpul (ng-bubpul)

English: to patch, mend


mubpul 2

English: to cut off a stump ?


mubpun (ng-bubpun)

English: to make a pile of wood


mubpur (ng-bubpur)

English: to pour water on to something or someone


mubput (ng-bubput)

English: to pluck, pull out, as feathers


mubu

English: worn out


mubud

English: pour water into a pot
Bahasa Malaysia: tuang air ke dlm bekas


mubud (ng-bubud)

English: to pour out


mubuh (ng-bubuh)

English: to move


mubuk

English: consoled, comforted, pacified


mubut

English: step on something (eg. nail) that pierces the foot


muda' (ng-buda')

English: to whiten


mudan

English: to rain, raining


mudang

English: stay at home when one would normally go out, as during working hours


mudeng (em-udeng)

English: to stay, dwell


Mudeng ngapeh iko ngi Bario?

English: Where are you staying in Bario?


Mudeng ngi ________ uih.

English: I am staying at ______.


mudih

English: your, yours
Bahasa Malaysia: awak punya


mudik

English: swim across from one bank to another
Bahasa Malaysia: berenang menyeberangi sungai


mudik (ng-pudik)

English: swim using full arm strokes


mudtih

English: behind, last


mudu

English: to stand


mudur (em-udur)

English: to stand up from sitting or lying, standing up


mudut (ng-pudut)

English: to shape something


mueh

English: pimple
Bahasa Malaysia: jerawat


muen

English: to smell


muen (ng-buen)

English: to smell something


muer

English: to operate


muh

English: 2sg. agent and possessor; you, your
Bahasa Malaysia: awak, awak punya


muir (ng-buir)

English: to push aside forcefully


muit

English: carry something somewhere, bring


muit (em-uit)

English: to bring


muka (m-uka)

English: early


muka' (ng-buka')

English: to open


mukab

English: open, ajar (of a door)


mukak

English: open, peeled


mukeng (ng-bukeng)

English: to stunt


muki' (ng-buki')

English: to bloat


mukit

English: 1) head down, back up position ?; 2) upside down; to overturn?
Bahasa Malaysia: terbalik


mukut (ng-bukut)

English: to punch


mula'

English: much, many, a lot
Bahasa Malaysia: banyak


mulat (ng-bulat)

English: look at someone or something


muli'

English: return home
Bahasa Malaysia: balik, pulang


mulu' (ng-bulu')

English: to cut


mulun

English: to live, living; to grow, growing


mulung (ng-bulung)

English: to curse


mulut

English: to make sticky


muned

English: straight, correct
Bahasa Malaysia: lurus, betul


muneng

English: near
Bahasa Malaysia: dekat


mungu'

English: to look down, with head down


mungu' (em-ungu')

English: to look down


mungu' (ng-bekungu')

English: to look down


munih (em-unih)

English: to make a sound


muno

English: behaviour
Bahasa Malaysia: kelakuan


munu' (ng-bunu')

English: to go to war


munung

English: face
Bahasa Malaysia: muka


mupa

English: split, divided, shared


mupih (em-upih)

English: to dream


mupo

English: to look out from a vantage point


mupu' (ng-bupu')

English: to wash


mupu' (ng-pupu')

English: to hit, wash clothes


mupud (ng-pupud)

English: to track, track down, follow an animal


mupun

English: grandchild
Bahasa Malaysia: cucu


mupun (ng-pupun)

English: to cover or make a heap


mura'

English: transfer ?


murar

English: cut up


murat

English: wounded, bleeding, to bleed
Bahasa Malaysia: berdarah


mured (em-ured)

English: to spin


mureh

English: grumble, complain, murmur


mureh (em-ureh)

English: to complain, murmur


murih

English: always, often


muro (ng-buro)

English: cause to go


muro'

English: wash (face, hands, etc)
Bahasa Malaysia: cuci


muru'

English: to wash, clean (dishes, hands)
Bahasa Malaysia: basuh (pinggan, tangan)


musag (em-usag)

English: to break into pieces (as a clod of earth, or a ball of rice)


mused

English: to have a cold, influenza


muser (ng-buser)

English: to blind someone


mutal (ng-butal)

English: to make bald, shave the head


mutat

English: scattered


muteng (ng-puteng)

English: to make something short


mutuh

English: to ask, request for something (an object, favour)
Bahasa Malaysia: minta, memohon


mutuh (ng-putuh)

English: to ask


Mutuh dooq. Ken inan kedai muneng inih?

English: Excuse me. Is there a shop near here?


mutul (ng-putul)

English: to break


mutut (ng-putut)

English: to break


muut

English: turn around and go back, turn back


muya'

English: white blisters in the mouth


muyuh

English: you (plural)
Bahasa Malaysia: kamu orang


muyur (ng-buyur)

English: to lengthen