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TBOLI lexicon

Un Lexique Culturel de la langue Tboli (Philippines)

Compilé par Myrna Pula
Un projet ICRA/FMCA
Coordination : Altamira (www.altamiramonde.net)
Réalisation technique : Olivier Depaule et Christophe Macq

A cultural lexicon of Tboli language (Philippines)

Compiled by Myrna Pula
An ICRA/FMCA project
Coordination : Altamira (www.altamiramonde.net)
Technical design : Olivier Depaule and Christophe Macq

Found words : 23
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a witch, spirit that looks like bird, believed to go out at night, only the head of it. -- a word uttered to drive away Maya bird from rice field.


a crow. We use to say "ketobong wak" tobong kebel, a crow always comes to see where smoke is out. Meaning one person comes to an ocassion even not invited.


an expression of admiration. Praise a thing, cheer.


an herb bathed to remove curse. - bad elements in the body. - It is also to prevent negative forces.


an expression of regret. After a careless action is made.




to wave a burning ember back and forth so as to see the pathway in the night. Feeling dizziness.


long thick root hanging down from a tall tree, kids use to swing on.


there is, there are, one who has. There were many.


exclaimation of distress.