P - Word List

pa'eh

English: thigh
Bahasa Malaysia: paha


pa'en 1

English: carrying stick
Bahasa Malaysia: kayu untuk memikul barang


pa'en 2

English: areca palm and nut


pa'id

English: duster, mop; anything used to wipe; accidental wiping
Bahasa Malaysia: kain lap


pa'it

English: bitter
Bahasa Malaysia: pahit


pa'uh

English: fern (edible) that grows by the river bank
Bahasa Malaysia: paku


paad

English: same; level cut, as at the end of a piece of lumber


paad paad

English: 1) You are welcome; 2) go together, match, be compatible (as personalities)


paban

English: to fight over something


pabuh (p-abuh)

English: throw dust at one another


paburi'

English: formal greetings


padang

English: field
Bahasa Malaysia: padang


pade

English: riceplant, rice in the field
Bahasa Malaysia: padi p. adan p. dari


padek

English: rice husk (collective term)
Bahasa Malaysia: kulit padi


padi

English: brush against when passing


paet

English: chisel
Bahasa Malaysia: pahat


pait

English: a type of fish, small fish with black stripe


pajar

English: lean on
Bahasa Malaysia: sandar


pajung

English: flattery


pakay

English: to use
Bahasa Malaysia: gunakan, pakai


pakel

English: decorative binding of palm fibres worn just under the knee


pako'

English: a nail
Bahasa Malaysia: paku


pakub

English: a knock; a striking together (of two objects, people colliding, etc.


pala'

English: bitter taste of some bamboo shoot ?


palad

English: palm of the hand, sole of the foot


palang 1

English: banded linsang


palang 2

English: a cross; penis pin
Bahasa Malaysia: palang


palep

English: accident


pali'

English: heal


palid

English: 1) to fly due to wind; 2) blown away, as papers in the wind


palo (pep-alo)

English: chasing each other


palug (p-alug)

English: fooled, taken in


paluh

English: flour made from the pith of a thorny palm, acquired in trade from the Penan (sago?)


pameg, pepameg

English: whack or thump each other


pana 1

English: slingshot
Bahasa Malaysia: tali pelontar batu


pana 2

English: sweat
Bahasa Malaysia: peluh


pana'

English: act of spinning, as a top


pangat (p-angat)

English: branch out


pangin

English: brown-skinned pithy fruit from the mango family, often eaten with rice


pango

English: bald
Bahasa Malaysia: botak


panid 1

English: wedge (iron implement) ?


panid 2

English: to have one's share; enough; everyone


panutut

English: small houses just the size for family to live in, used by `anak katu', that is the third level in Kelabit social stratification (cf Lian 123)


papid (pep-apid)

English: partners


para'

English: latex
Bahasa Malaysia: getah


paran

English: traditional upper class in native social system


parir

English: poison (any poison, including that for blowpipe darts)
Bahasa Malaysia: racun


parung

English: attic-type structure in roof of longhouse for storing mats, baskets, etc., false attic


pasiu

English: sold, selling
Bahasa Malaysia: jual


pasiuen (pasiwen)

English: to be sold


pasiw

English: sold
Bahasa Malaysia: dijual


patar

English: alluvial plain


patot

English: to mate, of animals; (humans - vulgar use)


patuk

English: sharpened head of an arrow; arrowhead (of tin)
Bahasa Malaysia: mata anak panah


patun

English: dam
Bahasa Malaysia: ampangan


patur

English: in a row


pau

English: broken through (as a dam), penetrated


pawat

English: large fruit bat, flying fox


paweh (pep-aweh)

English: to marry one another, matrimonial matters


payeh

English: watery, swamp-like area in the jungle; adj. peaty
Bahasa Malaysia: paya


payo

English: deer, Sambar deer
Bahasa Malaysia: payau


payuh

English: bearcat, binturong


payung

English: umbrella
Bahasa Malaysia: payung


pebala (pep-bala)

English: to tell each other


pebaweh (pep-baweh)

English: to be enemies with someone


pebere (pep-bere)

English: to give to one another, exchange gifts


pebila'

English: object use to break something


pebisung (pep-bisung)

English: to shove each other about


pebped 1

English: end, extremity


pebped 2

English: way of tying


pebuar (pep-muar)

English: to hit each other


pebuat (pep-buat)

English: talk about one another


pebukil

English: to have an argument


pebukut (pep-bukut)

English: to punch one another


pebulat (pep-bulat)

English: look at one another


pebuluh (pep-buluh)

English: love one another


pebunu' (pep-bunu')

English: to go to war against each other cf. baweh


peburi'

English: greeting


peda'et (pep-da'et)

English: to say something bad about one another


peda'ur (pep-da'ur)

English: to answer back to one another (as in a quarrel)


pedala'

English: casting net
Bahasa Malaysia: jala


pedaluh (pep-daluh)

English: to be angry with one another


pedawa' (pep-dawa')

English: to charge each other


pedayung (pep-dayung)

English: black magician


pededtan

English: 1) leaning against; 2) put something on top of something else, as the right foot on the left knee when sitting with legs crossed


pedekan

English: to choke
Bahasa Malaysia: tercekik


pedeket

English: 1) (pe(p)- prefix indicating reciprocation) to stick together; 2) (noun) hem, stitch, line of sewing on clothes; stick on


pedidti 1

English: rub against something


pedidti 2

English: similar to


pedta' (p-edta')

English: handle


pedti'

English: salty
Bahasa Malaysia: masin


pedtuh

English: gall, gall bladder
Bahasa Malaysia: hempedu, pundi hempedu


pegamung

English: twisted or tangled, as thread or hairs


pegerai'

English: each


peh 1

English: so far, til now


peh 2

English: so that, in order to


peja'

English: to establish an in-law relationship or a brotherly relationship with a stranger


pejadi'

English: to promise
Bahasa Malaysia: berjanji


pekaa'

English: change, as a name
Bahasa Malaysia: menukar (spt nama)


pekabing

English: on the left side


pekabit

English: to borrow from each other


pekak

English: cackling


pekakang

English: to be spread apart, stretched (of forceps that have been forced apart)


pekaruh

English: to talk to one another (often used when referring to conversation on phone, radio phone)


pekatu

English: always, continually
Bahasa Malaysia: selalu, sentiasa


pekedaluh (pep-kedaluh)

English: to fight each other


pekekem

English: feel stiff or numb after sitting in one position for a long time


pekekeng

English: to bind something so that it will stay in one position or shape


pekeneh

English: believe
Bahasa Malaysia: percaya


pekenu'

English: to have sexual intercourse with


pekenu' (pep-kenu')

English: to have sexual relations with another person


pekepal

English: equivalent of Iban ngayap ?; illicit sexual relation with young unwed girls


peketed (pep-keted)

English: to sut back to back


pekitang

English: to have a go-between between two parties


pekubul

English: cockfight
Bahasa Malaysia: sambung ayam


pekupat

English: upside down, turned contrary to the way it should be, as a person lying with his head at the foot of the bed


pekupat (pep-kupat)

English: turn each other in a contrary manner ?


pekutang

English: lying across or athwart, as a tree that has fallen across a path


pelaba

English: very, extremely, often
Bahasa Malaysia: sangat, sungguh


pelah

English: a type of bird, barbet spp.
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis burung


pelai (pe-lai)

English: outside (as outside a social group)


pelaliweh

English: type of bird, swifts and swallows
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis burung


pelamud (pe-lamud)

English: mixed


pelanuk

English: mousedeer
Bahasa Malaysia: pelanduk


pelawat

English: religious travellers (Janowski, p74)


pelayung

English: medium-sized earthernware jar


peleb

English: able to fit in


peleg

English: divorce


peli'o (pep-li'o)

English: to seek clarification from each other


peliang (pe-liang)

English: below, beneath


pelibun

English: overtook each other


pelibut (pe-libut)

English: to encircle, surround game in hunting


pelidta'

English: spitting at each other


pelih

English: tarsier


pelike'

English: to tickle each other


pelin

English: hairpin


peliw

English: slip from one's grasp, as something that is too heavy to hold


pelubed 1

English: bent opposite to its usual position, as when the wind bends the leaves of a riceplant back, or when one's wrist is bent back;


pelubed 2

English: to go to and from in one day


pelubid

English: all lying or rolling down


peluka' (pe-luka')

English: everyone falling down


peluun

English: above


pema'en

English: object carried on the shoulders


pema'un

English: in front of, ahead


pemalug (pem-alug)

English: liar, false story


peman

English: feed


pemasiu

English: something to be sold


pemebper (pe-mebper)

English: something to fan the fire with


pemekitang

English: mediator


pemekud

English: something to poke with


pemekukit

English: object turned upside down ?


pemela

English: masseur


pemelatu'

English: clarification


pememan

English: something to be fed on eg. food


pemenad

English: climber, something used to climb with (ladder, log)


pemengel (pe-bengel)

English: noise-maker


pemeni'

English: someone who is castrated


pemenub

English: something to use while diving (mask?)


pemepag (peng-pepag)

English: thing used for slapping


pemerarad

English: object with which to pull or drag with (eg. rope)


pemerat

English: something that causes something to become heavy


pemerid

English: object used to wipe


pemeruwe

English: knife used to make decorative shavings


pemesit (peng-besit)

English: object used to burst something


pemetad

English: something used to separate, a person who separates (eg. fighting dogs)?


pemetutum

English: something used to join


pemilit

English: object, such as string, used to tie with


peminit

English: something to prise open with ?


pemirup (pemirup)

English: container used to hold something to drink (glass, jar, etc)


pemubpul

English: something to patch with


pemubpur

English: someone/something wet by mistake


pemuda' (pe-buda')

English: something to whiten with


pemudtih (peped udtih)

English: at the back, the last one, the latter


pemuen

English: something that causes smell


pemuit

English: someone who brings/takes something


pemuit (pem-uit)

English: thing used to bring


pemuka'

English: something to open with


pemukut (peng-bukut)

English: something used to punch with such as a glove


pemulu'

English: object to slice with, slicer


pemung (p-emung)

English: to congregate; heaped together


pemupo

English: look out, someone who looks out ?


pemupu' (peng-pupu')

English: something used to hit with, to wash with


pemuru'

English: something to wash with (soap, detergent, soap powder)


pemutal

English: object used to shave the head


penaag

English: tool for chopping (eg. knife)


penaan (pen-aan)

English: material such as sticks and stones used to dam a river


penaang (pen-aang)

English: stopper; something which serves as a stopper


penaap

English: something to lick with tongue


penabat

English: something to treat with


penabun

English: object to cover with


penadem

English: something to sharpen with


penaden

English: to be climbed


penagan

English: chopping board


penalad

English: palm, sole
Bahasa Malaysia: tapak tangan, tapak kaki


penalan

English: something used to transport, eg car, money?


penan

English: to be fed


penan'ud (pen-a-'ud)

English: something used as a hook


penarub

English: something used to cover such as a mat or sheet


penawar (pen-awar)

English: something to call with


penayan

English: object to attract something


penebalu'

English: something used to clump weeds and grass together in a padi field


penegao

English: something that causes trouble or bothers, ? a eg. noise?


penegio

English: something to stir with, spatula


penep

English: caught


penerad

English: object used to cut with


penga'it

English: something that causes pain (or illness)


pengado

English: something used to remove


pengager

English: something to litter with


pengain (peng-ain)

English: sweetener doo' ain/main tasty, delicious


pengalad (peng-alad)

English: something used to build a wall with, or for a partition


pengalud

English: object eg. boat used to carry things


pengasking (peng-kasing)

English: something to pin with


pengatang

English: something used to `ngatang' something


pengate (peng-ate)

English: object to kill with (knife, stone, iron bar, etc)


pengawi' (peng-kawi')

English: something to bend or curve with


pengayad (peng-ayad)

English: object used to cut or slice with (usu a knife)


pengebpo

English: restitution/compensation


pengedame

English: to cool down. Something given to cool feelings, to soothe, calm, pacify, placate, mollify, pacifier


pengedtang

English: wall hook


pengeh

English: finish; already
Bahasa Malaysia: habis; sudah, telah


pengelaak

English: something on which to cook (=fire)


pengelanit

English: object to skin with


pengelau'

English: something to heat with


pengelayo (penge-layo)

English: object used to tame with


pengelupung (penge-lupung)

English: object to float with


pengeluyu' (penge-luyu')

English: something to make dirty with


pengerud (peng-kerud)

English: object to rub or scratch with


pengeruwer

English: something to curl with


pengi'

English: clitoris


pengigu'

English: to be cause for embarrassment


pengilem

English: something that makes blue ?


pengilut

English: something to cane with, a stick to cane with


pengimang

English: something to shampoo with


penginud 1

English: something to illustrate with


penginud 2

English: story, speech; parable


pengukut

English: object to dig with


pengulo'

English: government appointed leader
Bahasa Malaysia: penghulu


penguman (peng-kuman)

English: anything eaten with rice


peni'

English: to set riddles for each other


peninger (peng-dinger)

English: thing used to hear or listen with


peno

English: theft, way of stealing
Bahasa Malaysia: curi, kecurian


penu'

English: full, (as a basket or bag)
Bahasa Malaysia: penuh


penube' (p-en-ube')

English: to be defecated upon (can be either accidentally or on purpose)


penuga'

English: item for hitting


penutut (panutut)

English: fire used for `nutut'


pepaban (pep-aban) paban, (p-aban)

English: to quarrel with one another


pepabin (pep-abin)

English: one carrying another on the lap; cradling each other


pepag

English: a slap
Bahasa Malaysia: tamparan


pepalug (pep-alug)

English: to lie to one another


pepamal

English: to hammer each other


pepang

English: path made by hacking vegetation as one moves through the jungle


pepasiu (pep-pasiu)

English: to trade, sell to one another


pepasiw (pep-pasiw)

English: to trade, sell to one another


pepate (pep-ate)

English: to fight each other, to kill each other;


pepayek (pep-ayek), payek

English: to whisper to one another


peped

English: end (of a thing or action)
Bahasa Malaysia: tamat, penghabisan


pepeman (pep-peman)

English: to feed one another


pepen

English: a cover, hidden, covered from view
Bahasa Malaysia: penutup


pepenep

English: wrestling together


pepengep (pep-engep), pengep)

English: to kiss one another


pepepag (pep-pepag)

English: slap one another


pepepak

English: game in which people try to run through a rectagular area that is marked off into squares, each of which is guarded by someone


pepepid (pep-epid)

English: to walk with arms around each others shoulders


pepinat

English: to pull each other; tug-of-war


pepiti (pep-iti)

English: tp recognise one another


pepitun (pep-itun)

English: question one another


pepu'en (pupu'en)

English: things to be washed, to be washed


pepudeng (pep-udeng)

English: to stay with one another, more specifically, to stay with fiancee's family prior to marriage


pepuit (pep-uit)

English: bring one another


pepurat (pep-urat)

English: to wound one another


peputo (peputo)

English: to poke fun at each other


pera'it 1

English: raft
Bahasa Malaysia: rakit


pera'it 2

English: strong thunder, thunderclap


perada'

English: running, chasing, jogging, trotting
Bahasa Malaysia: berlari, mengejar


peranih

English: small iron or bamboo knife used to remove the rice head in harvesting


perapid

English: twin
Bahasa Malaysia: kembar


peraruh

English: mistaken


perebu'uh

English: be angry with


peredtep

English: with eyes closed; closing of eyes


peredtu

English: immediately
Bahasa Malaysia: serta merta


pereg

English: gravely
Bahasa Malaysia: ma'it pereg, gravely ill


peregai'

English: talk at the same time (of two or more persons)


peregamung

English: fly around aimlessly as bees


perek

English: oppressive, as s stuffy or overcrowded room; squeezing


perekayep (pere-kayep) (perikayep)

English: to swim for one's life; to dog paddle


pereken

English: to be squeezed


perekitoi

English: to hang from a tree using hands


perenga'un

English: to jump the gun, take the first step


perepimet

English: to hold on to


perepiyu'

English: clap hands (as in applause)


peretak

English: beans
Bahasa Malaysia: kacang (jenis-jenis kacang seperti k. panjang, k. hijau dsb)


peria

English: bua' peria, bitter gourd
Bahasa Malaysia: trichosanthes anguinq (?)


perid

English: act of wiping, removing rubbish (pushing it aside)


periden

English: to be wiped


perinen

English: to be harvested


pering

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


peripate, perepate

English: kill oneself, commit *suicide


peripatik

English: to struggle, jump like a fish on land


periruh

English: laugh at one another


perkerimit

English: everyone screwing up faces


perma'id

English: object to wipe with


peruwe

English: decorative wood shavings, strips


peruyung

English: married


pesait (pep-sait)

English: to have sexual intercourse (refined expression), adultery


pesenu'eh

English: on the right side


pesih

English: pretend not to notice, ignore


peta

English: string of beads worn around the head; skullcap of straw or animal skin with or without beadwork, worn only by women ?


peta'it

English: to wait for one another


peta'ut (pe-ta'ut)

English: to frighten, make afraid


petaban (pep-taban)

English: to elope with one another; to carry away each others things


petad

English: separate, isolate, part


petaking

English: not the same


petange (pep-tange)

English: to cause someone to cry


petebpek (pep-tebpek)

English: stab one another


petedteng

English: trip and fall


petekap (pep-tekap)

English: search for one another


petelinuh

English: thinking about each other (esp two lovers)


petengadan (pep-te-ngadan)

English: name-calling, calling one another namesppx


petenum

English: tp fall into the fire accidentally


petepingur (pep-tepingur)

English: make echos at each other by calling out


petuk

English: bump one's head when standing up in a room with a low ceiling; reacgh a desired level when lifting something


Petulu beruh

English: See you later


petutun

English: act or nature of observation


petutup

English: matched


pi'ak

English: splinter (eg of wood)


pia'

English: a sneeze
Bahasa Malaysia: bersin


pian

English: to want, desire
Bahasa Malaysia: mahu, ingin


pidang

English: dried


pidtut

English: act of picking something up with the fingers


pika'

English: to limp
Bahasa Malaysia: berjalan tempang-tempang


piket

English: catch up with someone


piki'

English: has been cut or nipped


pila

English: was massaged


pilang

English: striped, banded


pilek

English: to top up liquid


pili'

English: choice
Bahasa Malaysia: pilih, kepilihan


piman (p-e-i-man); pinan

English: was fed by


pina'en (p-in-a'en)

English: was carried by


pina'id (p-in-a'id)

English: was wiped by


pinaad (p-in-aad)

English: friend


pinad

English: was climbed by


pinana' (p-in-ana')

English: was hit by ?


pinangang (p-in-angang), nangang (in-angang)

English: was barked at


pinasiu (p-in-asiu)

English: was sold by


pinasiw (p-in-asiw)

English: was sold by


pinayung (p-in-bayung)

English: speared


pindeket (p-in-deket)

English: was sewn by


Pinengabet (p-in-eng-abet), peningabet (p-en-ing-abet)

English: was used as a thing for tying


pinengabuh

English: when you purposes use something to make something dusty


pingeh (p-e-i-ngeh)

English: was finshed by


pinggamung (p-in-egamung)

English: was twisted or tangled by


pinggatum

English: was joined together by ?


pingit

English: cheek
Bahasa Malaysia: pipi


pingkupat (p-in-ekupat)

English: was turned in a contrary manner by


pingur

English: echo
Bahasa Malaysia: gema, gaung


pini'

English: was castrated (by)


pinidtut (p-in-idtut)

English: was picked up by


pinili' (p-in-ili')

English: was chosen by


pinipi' (p-in-ipi')

English: was slapped by


pinit

English: was/were prised open


pinitang

English: was/were hung up by


pinkale

English: made familiar


pinkukit

English: was turned upside down


pinlenet

English: was flattened, squeezed down, pressed down by


pino

English: needle
Bahasa Malaysia: jarum


pino (p-e-i-no)

English: was stolen by


pinrada'

English: was chased after by


pinta'ut (p-in-e-ta'ut)

English: was frightened by


pintange

English: made to cry


pintapu' (p-in-(t)-apu')

English: to meet or mix together


pintatad

English: was left a message, was reminded ?


pintudo

English: was placed upright by


pintutum

English: 1) was joined by; 2) was observed by


pinu' (p-e-i-nu')

English: was filled by


pinub

English: what is obtained through diving


pinudut (p-in-udut)

English: was shaped by


pinul (p-i-benul)

English: was pushed or forced


pinupo

English: was looked out for ?


pinupu' (p-in-upu')

English: was wahsed/ hit by


pinupud (p-in-upud)

English: was tracked down by


pinutuh (p-in-utuh)

English: was asked by


pinutul (p-in-utul)

English: was broken by


pinutut (p-in-utut)

English: was broken


pipa'

English: chewed


pipag (p-e-i-pag)

English: was slapped by


pipeh

English: having two sides, as right and left, inside and outside, etc.


pipen (p-e-i-pen)

English: was covered by, was hidden by


pipi'

English: 1) (pe(p)- prefix indicating reciprocation) tool used to slap or shape an earthen pot; 2) (noun) slap
Bahasa Malaysia: 1) alat untuk memukul atau membentuk periuk tanah; 2) tamparan, pukulan


pipih

English: interior wall in the longhouse


pirek

English: silver
Bahasa Malaysia: perak


pirek 2

English: was squeezed by


pirid

English: was wiped by, was removed by


pirin

English: was plucked by


pirit

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


pisang

English: knicked (of the lip of a jar), torn (of an earlobe in which a decorative plug has been inserted and then torn loose


pitad

English: was separated by


pitek

English: pig or buffalo tick, blood sucker
Bahasa Malaysia: sengkenit


piting

English: slit eyes, one side bigger than the other, slit-eyed, squint-eyed


pitit

English: small bird with a long beak, bird that eats paddy; munia ?


piu (p-iuh)

English: to knock one another with the elbows


pu'ar

English: leaning back


pu'un

English: origin (used when introducing a conversational subject); first


puak

English: a type of owl; Barred Eagle Owl
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis burung hantu


pubeng

English: to scold one another


pudik

English: way or manner of swimming using full arm strokes


pudut

English: shape, form, appearance


pued

English: navel
Bahasa Malaysia: pusat


puer

English: incision, as in an operation


puet

English: buttocks; foundation
Bahasa Malaysia: punggung


pugah

English: slow loris


Pukul puluq lekedtang.

English: It leaves at 10.00am.


Pukul tudaq iko laq medting ngi padang?

English: By what time do you want to be at the airport?


Pukul tudaq kapal mudih nalan?

English: What time does your plane leave?


pulang

English: ringworm
Bahasa Malaysia: penyakit kurap


pulu'

English: ten
Bahasa Malaysia: puluh


puluh

English: bamboo shoot
Bahasa Malaysia: rebung


pulung

English: forest, jungle
Bahasa Malaysia: hutan, rimba


puluq

English: Ten


pulut

English: glue, anything sticky; bird lime (obtained from the fruit of a tree)


puneng

English: headwaters of a river
Bahasa Malaysia: bahagian ulu sungai


pup

English: bua' pup, gourd


pupu'

English: thing used to hit; hitting; washing


pupud

English: tracking of an animal


pupud pupud

English: to change one's mind on second thoughts


pupun

English: cover something, as with a cloth or by heaping soil on it


pura'

English: move, (of job, house, etc)
Bahasa Malaysia: pindah


puteng

English: fall short


putuh

English: asking
Bahasa Malaysia: minta, tanya


putul

English: broken of something hard
Bahasa Malaysia: patah, pecah


putut

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


puun

English: a hill
Bahasa Malaysia: bukit


puung

English: animal
Bahasa Malaysia: binatang


puwung

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


puyen

English: word used for bua' kiran, bua' baduk, nakan, etc (i.e. jackfruit family) when most of the fruits not good/yellow, hard.