Let's Learn Some Words Used in Inobong

Here are words that you most likely would hear among locals and natives in Sabah, that are not normally recognized and used much by Malaysians from the mainland, nor would you find them in the dictionary. More will be added from time to time.

1. tuuna/saaaana - points with the lips (there--at a distance)
2. limpas (to pass/walk by) eg. Maaf, saya limpas dulu (Excuse me, can I pass by?)
3. palui (stupid)
4. tapuk (hiding)
5. bida (ugly)
6. bubut (as in proper malay 'kejar' - to chase)
7. sakai (ignorant, uncivilized, 'hoosier')
8. andang-andang (that's how it is)
9. sapak (kasi campur/gaul untuk masakan - to mix as in cooking)
10. inda/tia (short form of 'tidak' - not, no)