U - Word List

u'ang

English: split open


u'et

English: grubs, words


u'i

English: lever
Bahasa Malaysia: penyungkit


u'it

English: top incisor teeth
Bahasa Malaysia: gigi kacip


u'uk

English: tree bearing u'uk fruit ?


u'ut

English: straw for sipping rice wine; cigarette, pipe (for smoking)


uab

English: a yawn
Bahasa Malaysia: uap


uam

English: a hit or punch
Bahasa Malaysia: pukulan


uan

English: have, own, possess
Bahasa Malaysia: kepunyaan


uang 1

English: howling of a dog
Bahasa Malaysia: lolong (anjing dll)


uang 2

English: muscles, meat, flesh (of animal, fruit); contents of something


uang 3

English: naked
Bahasa Malaysia: telanjang


uar 1

English: a kind of vine


uar 2

English: string


uat 1

English: a type of grub


uat 2

English: awl (needle to stitch leaves together to make roof)
Bahasa Malaysia: alat penebuk lubang pada daun untuk membuat atap


uat 3

English: large root, taproot
Bahasa Malaysia: akar besar, akar tunjang


uay

English: traditional Kelabit axe for cutting wood


ubeh

English: painful rash, shingles, previously believed to be caused by `ubeh' demon
Bahasa Malaysia: sinaga, kayap


ubeng

English: scolding
Bahasa Malaysia: kemarahan, keberangan


ubih 1

English: tuber
Bahasa Malaysia: ubi


ubih 2

English: goitre
Bahasa Malaysia: beguk, gondok


ubit

English: mark left by a bite, biting
Bahasa Malaysia: perihal minggigit, bekas gigit


ubpir

English: to overflow (as a bucket left under running water)
Bahasa Malaysia: tumpah keluar kerana terlalu banyak dlm bekas


ubpit

English: a word with bad connotations used to replace the name of someone who is being scolded


ubpo

English: rest, stop work momentarily


ubpul

English: tree stump


ubu

English: filing, rubbing until worn out; old pieces of iron used to fashion tools, eg. `tunggul' (cf Lian, pp 131)


ubud

English: soft, edible pith of plants esp. palms
Bahasa Malaysia: umbud


ubung

English: highest, tallest
Bahasa Malaysia: yg tinggi sekali


ubur

English: praise
Bahasa Malaysia: pujian


udan

English: rain
Bahasa Malaysia: hujan


udang

English: prawns, shrimps
Bahasa Malaysia: udang


udat

English: a wild ginger plant with edible shoots


ude

English: slow, taking one's own time


udeng 1

English: decorative earplug, usu the tusk of a tiger


udeng 2

English: stay
Bahasa Malaysia: tinggal


udo'

English: mask
Bahasa Malaysia: topeng, patung diperbuat drp kayu


udtep

English: to alight on, as of a butterfly on a flower, or fly on food


udter

English: stop still, not moving


udtih

English: rudder, stern of boat; rear
Bahasa Malaysia: kemudi, buritan perahu; bahagian belakang


udtih udtih

English: being the last one


udtu'

English: cease, pause or stop an activity (such as walking or working)
Bahasa Malaysia: berhenti dr kerja dsb


udud

English: comb, hair brush
Bahasa Malaysia: sikat, berus rambut


uduh

English: generic name for grass
Bahasa Malaysia: rumput


udun

English: a type of fish, snakehead fish


udung

English: tip, top, end
Bahasa Malaysia: hujung


udur

English: standing
Bahasa Malaysia: perihal berdiri


udur udur

English: standing up and sitting down repeatedly; lingering around doing nothing


ue

English: generic name for rattan
Bahasa Malaysia: rotan


ueg

English: wild fruit tree with seeds like rubber tree seeds


uek

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


uel

English: tenaciously, preoccupied


ugal

English: patience
Bahasa Malaysia: perihal sabar


ugam

English: mat
Bahasa Malaysia: tikar


ugka'

English: stop suddenly, of whirling motion (children in play whirling around to make themselves dizzy, a spinning top that falls over, ect)


ugkar

English: to stand on end, of hair


ugkel 1

English: keep still


ugkel 2

English: retire
Bahasa Malaysia: bersara


ugkeng

English: spinning without wobbling (usu with reference to spinning tops)


ugking

English: wood sticking up out of a river


ugo

English: traditional Kelabit hairstyle, circular with a long tail at the back


ugun

English: plenty


ui

English: cheer uttered when passing 'arak' or 'burak' rice wine in a festival


uih

English: I, me
Bahasa Malaysia: saya, aku


Uih peh dooq pian kuh neh petulu ngen kiko.

English: It’s nice meeting you too.


uit

English: way of bringing
Bahasa Malaysia: cara membawa


uji

English: test
Bahasa Malaysia: uji


uka

English: dawn


uka uka

English: being early


ukab

English: opening


ukak

English: peeling


ukang

English: to take a step
Bahasa Malaysia: melangkah


ukat

English: digging; spade


ukek

English: unstretched, shortened


ukem

English: quiet, silent, still


uken

English: to be threaded (of beads)


ukep

English: to spend the night in the forest; to put a shelter in the forest for a night stop


uker

English: sparkling, shining, of a cat's eyes in the dark


ukil

English: argument


ukit

English: jump about childishly


uku'

English: dog
Bahasa Malaysia: anjing


ukul 1

English: disposition
Bahasa Malaysia: kecenderungan


ukul 2

English: stick for stirring rice, stirring


ukum

English: punishment, penalty
Bahasa Malaysia: hukum


ukung

English: cage, usu for birds
Bahasa Malaysia: reban,


ukut

English: digging with the hands


ula'

English: amount, quantity, number


ulau

English: viper, green tree viper


ulau 1

English: viper, green tree viper


ulau 2

English: dragon
Bahasa Malaysia: naga


uleb

English: to enter (a hole) ?


uled

English: maggot, grub, caterpillar
Bahasa Malaysia: ulat


ulek

English: bundary, edge


ulem

English: stealthily, quietly, unconspicuously


uleng

English: alone,


uleng uleng

English: preferring to be alone


uli'

English: return


ulid

English: leave suddenly, like being spirited away


ulih 1

English: sapling, sprout, shoot, bud, young tender leaves of plant


ulih 2

English: bees wax, wax from honey comb, candle wax


ulim

English: bua' ulim


ulin 1

English: traditional love song


ulin 2

English: throwing, hurtling


ulit

English: instantly, immediately, suddenly


ulo

English: round disk built around the post of rice barn to keep rats out of the barn


ulu

English: if
Bahasa Malaysia: jika, kalau


ulub

English: a type of glass bead


ulud

English: words, tale, story, discussion


ulud ulud

English: to be in conversation, to chit chat


uluh 1

English: head
Bahasa Malaysia: kepala


uluh 2

English: chief
Bahasa Malaysia: penghulu


uluk

English: slack (of a rope or pole)


ulun

English: 1) alive; 2) life, growth
Bahasa Malaysia: 1) hidup; 2) kehidupan


ulung 1

English: pole used for head ceremony; monument


ulung 2

English: grove, thicket, cluster of trees


umak

English: climb stairs, go up, enter (a house)
Bahasa Malaysia: menaiki tangga, masuk (ke dlm rumah)


umeng

English: a cricket (insect)
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis serangga, cengkerik


umer

English: bashing


umu'

English: dirty particles in water


umung

English: congregate (like tadpoles, bees)


umur

English: age
Bahasa Malaysia: umur


une

English: white ant


uned

English: middle, centre
Bahasa Malaysia: di tengah


unel

English: coercion, mistreatment


uneng

English: nearness
Bahasa Malaysia: dekat


ungat

English: to surface from the river, for air; to reappear


ungen

English: at the start, beginning


ungeng

English: quiet, speechless


ungu'

English: looking down


unih

English: sound
Bahasa Malaysia: bunyi


unih unih

English: making sounds (loud noises)


upa 1

English: splitting; division, share, slice


upa 2

English: second level of social stratification among the Kelabit


upa'

English: yam, taro
Bahasa Malaysia: sejenis ubi, keladi


upan

English: bait; poultry feed


upat

English: reply, return


uper

English: bark fiber used for making rope; rolling of rope to tighten it


upih

English: dream
Bahasa Malaysia: mimpi


upit

English: tweezers
Bahasa Malaysia: penyepit kecil


upub

English: explode
Bahasa Malaysia: meletup


upun

English: run, race
Bahasa Malaysia: berlari, berlumba


uput

English: jump, spring up


urak

English: tearing


urar

English: bits and pieces left after cutting


urat 1

English: vein, tendon, nerve
Bahasa Malaysia: urat,


urat 2

English: wound, injury
Bahasa Malaysia: luka


ure

English: young ripe fruit


ured 1

English: spin


ured 2

English: to cry until breathless


ureh 1

English: complaints, murmurings


ureh 2

English: grains
Bahasa Malaysia: padi-padian, biji-bijian


ureh ureh

English: complaining, grumbling, murmurring


urek

English: handspan, the measurement from the tip of the thumb to tip of outstretched forefinger


ureng

English: nose ring or screw


urep

English: gum of the sweat bee, used to make machettes


uret

English: keen, industrious


urih

English: to have too much of


uring

English: persuasion, nagging, begging
Bahasa Malaysia: desakan


urit

English: line, dash, writing; pattern, design


uru' 1

English: slaves, servants


uru' 2

English: order, directive
Bahasa Malaysia: suruh


urud 1

English: edge ?


urud 2

English: dorsal fin of a fish


urum

English: cakes, savouries, fried tidbits, cookies
Bahasa Malaysia: kuih-muih


urung 1

English: large dried gourd used for storing husked rice


urung 2

English: pipe outlet


urung 3

English: bamboo segment forming part of a wind-powered scarecrow used in the paddy field


urup

English: letters of the alphabet
Bahasa Malaysia: huruf


urur 1

English: cluster (of fruit)


urur 2

English: act of lowering something


urut 1

English: of water level subsiding
Bahasa Malaysia: surut


urut 2

English: unthreading of beads


usad

English: relax, lie down


usag

English: piece of something that has broken; debris after exposion


useb

English: want something very much, desire intensely; very keen, enthusiastic
Bahasa Malaysia: terlalu ingin, mahu


used 1

English: cold, catarrh, influenza, mucus; euphemism for any illness
Bahasa Malaysia: selesma, demam


used 2

English: marrow


useng

English: cat
Bahasa Malaysia: kucing


usin

English: money, coins,
Bahasa Malaysia: duit, wang, sen, syiling


usuk

English: loose or slack, of loincloth strings or anything else that is tied up


uta'

English: vomit
Bahasa Malaysia: muntah


utak 1

English: urge, determination, resolve


utak 2

English: if, should, when
Bahasa Malaysia: kalau, sekiranya


utang

English: debt
Bahasa Malaysia: hutang


utap

English: shield
Bahasa Malaysia: perisai


utat

English: scattering
Bahasa Malaysia: bertaburan


utek

English: brain
Bahasa Malaysia: otak


utik

English: scattered about, spread out


utin

English: tin can


uto

English: teasing, jokes
Bahasa Malaysia: usik


utung 1

English: profit, gain


utung 2

English: stump, log, piece of dead wood, drift wood


utup

English: partner, match
Bahasa Malaysia: pasangan


uud

English: retreat, withdraw


uuk 1

English: a shout, call
Bahasa Malaysia: panggilan


uuk 2

English: threading of beads


uwat

English: sharp pointed object like a nail. Used in weaving fine rotan or fibres around wood or bamboo (cf Lian, pp 140)


uyan

English: legendary spirit that used to disturb, beat pigs ?


uyung

English: legendary demon spirits that accompany giant Big Foot (Pun Tumid) ?


uyut

English: small carrying basket worn on the back