Learn Sabahan


ENGLISH SABAHAN DUSUN
Bicycle Beskal B’ osikal
Bus Bas Bas
Can Buleh Buli
Cannot Ndak Buleh Amu Buli
Cash Cash / Tunai Pirak
Come Again Datang Lagi Mongoi No Kawagu
Drink Minum Moginum
Eat Makan Makan
Good Morning Salamat Pagi Osonong Kosuabon
Good Afternoon Salamat Tengahari Osonong Sosodopon
Good Evening Salamat Petang Osonong Sosodopon
Here Disini Iti
He / Him Dia Ito
How Much? Berapa Harga? Piro?
I Sia Yoku
Miss Cik Umandak
Mister Encik  
Mrs Puan  
Money Duit Sin
No Ndak Amu/Kada
Please Tulung Tulung
Sorry Sori / Suri Siou
Taxi Teksi Tiksi
Today Hari Ini Baino
Toilet Tandas Jamban
Tomorrow Bisuk Suab
Them / They Durang Yaralo
Thank You Terima Kasih Kounsikou
There Saaana D’alo
Restaurant Risturan Risturan
She / Her Dia iyo
Welcome Selamat Datang Osonong no nokorikot ko
Where Is? Dimana? Onggo?
What Is This? Apa nih? Nunu ti?
Why Is That? Kenapa? Nokuro?
Yesterday Kamarin Koniap
Yes Bah O’o

All Sabahan words are correct by the pronountiations, Dusun words courtesy by Jennylena, the Sumandak from Keningau, Kota Marudu.

..and for those Sabahan out there knows very well about other Sabahan dialect/language like Bajau, Idahan, Suluk, Bugis, Rungus or any related Sabahan dialects, feel free to contact me through esharkj@gmail.com and all your contribution are well appreciated, and who knows you guys might received some special gifts from me.

Comments
  1. JennyLena says:

    oi…mandak mantad Kota Marudu gia !

  2. esharkj says:

    suri ba gia.. istidi jangan la kau mara, suda aku tukal!

  3. Umandak says:

    Atuk ei, ebulibuli keu ie kie.
    Yeku mantad Ranau… err, saaana Ranau hehe.
    Kepisanangan Ester/Paska kumaa di mamaramai lah.

    Pensikeu tu minambasa diti bebek tenibaku. :)

  4. esharkj says:

    Umandak,

    Errrr… ya sia understand part yang Ranau tu! the rest sia ada kabur2 cikit mo paam gia! But tima kasih pasal sudi ko singgah sini dari Ranau, more new post comin so stay tuned la bah!

    Yearghhh aramaittiiiiih!!

  5. melbie says:

    dusun area mana yang guna “pirak” untuk duit ah? nda pernah pula sia dingar :) KM guna pirak kah?

  6. esharkj says:

    indak pernah ko dingar.. deh! ko dusun mana pulak nih??

    Ya, dusun Kota Marudu ba tu yang kasi translate sia, according to her ‘pirak’ ni ‘duit syilling’ la kalau Dusun bilang, dorang guna sejak zaman dulu-dulu lagi, err.. mustahil ko tdk pernah dingar, mayb ko ni Dusun moden this.

    Melbie! if you got any correct Dusun translation or any other sabahan languange yang ko teror ba kasi email la sia, buleh publish tuk info semua orang yang mo belajar bahasa Dusun bah.

  7. leng says:

    aik?
    sepa si umandak o?

  8. dillema says:

    aramai gia ni…

  9. ejal says:

    gud morning dinakan…sya baru 1stime masuk sini…

  10. esharkj says:

    Morning ejal!! He! He! bah.. selalu2 tah nyingah2 kemari.

  11. ejal says:

    morning esharkj..oppsss….tengah hari bah suda plak nie…suda makan ka kamurang nie?

  12. esharkj says:

    Aisehman ejal, sorilah lambat reply.. tadi lagi boss sia urang suda makan, sekarang waktu tengah2 malam suda nih.

  13. ejal says:

    apa serita suda nie ahh???

  14. esharkj says:

    Hi ejal,
    yah! apa cerita sudah kita tuh ah!!

  15. ejal says:

    hehehe…nda tau apa sudah crita kita nie esharkj…ok ko ari nie ka ging??

  16. esharkj says:

    Sia ok ja ba jal.. you?? but me busy gila this week, byk assigment mo kasi siap ba. matik!

  17. ejal says:

    sya baru baik demam ging….ari ni kerja suda…adehh byk keja mau buat…

  18. esharkj says:

    Oh! ya ba musim damam nih skrg.. bah! plan2 ko ging.

  19. ejal says:

    ok jak bah nie ging…..

  20. Aj says:

    bahasa lain ndak da kah??

  21. pol says:

    …thanks for posting this simple translation.. eventhough simple, bt its very usefull, i think i only found this dusun-eng-sbh on internet.
    hope can get more new phrase…

    anyway…Kounsikou esharkj, JennyLena.

  22. esharkj says:

    Aj,
    Bah! apa bahasa ko teror? or you know someone yg buleh translate bajau kah, bisaya kah, kadayan, suluk, brunei..etc. ko kestau la sia.

    pol,
    Yeah! I’m looking for translator for new phrase for other etnic group in Sabah.. If you know one or two, just buzz me.. ;)

    thanks for dropin by you two..

  23. welma_nurul says:

    uuuiii.. inglingkat ha madai yadtuu,di naa kami maka sabal humapit dituun…but we have long time we go there…

  24. papajoneh says:

    I don’t understand what you all talking about? Is this the real Sabahan?

    Confuse confuse…

    Hahahahahahahhaha. Saja mendisturb kamurang. Sia paham bah tu. Sia pun urang tatap di Sabah. Bukna yg pakai pasport merah punya ;)

    isk.. betul2 ndak ada keraja kamurang ni. Bah sudah eh. Karaja kita. Hahaha. Kurapak Brunei lah dulu.. kekeke.

  25. puppet says:

    ahaha alawa tomod gia…

  26. fairlady says:

    wahhh..best jugak baca korang punya forum ni..boleh la i blja eh…

  27. esharkj says:

    fairlady… BULI BAH KALO KO! ;)

  28. fairlady says:

    awal2 lagi dh tak faham ape esharkj said..hahahah..im sorry…gotto learn this fast…

  29. esharkj says:

    oh! I thought you’re Sabahan.. why don’t you introduce yourself.. from where, what tribe and so on.

    btw, BULI BAH KALO KO! tu maksud dia..

    ‘Boleh bah kalau kau!’ or ‘Kalau enkau boleh je’

    ‘bah’ tu selalu digunakan dlm pertuturan bahasa di Sabah. ‘bah’ jugak boleh disama ertikan ‘Ya’.

    selamat belajar!

  30. fairlady says:

    Salam all, to introduce myself….
    im from perak…n at the moment trying to learn loghat sabah…sbbnye..my ‘”hubby to be” is from sabah.. i just want to get prepare n ‘upgrade’ myself a lil bit.. thts all…
    Hope will learn something out of this blog….
    Thks in advance to all..

  31. esharkj says:

    Salam diterima.. well! Welcome to the Sabahan community Fairlady!

    Oh! so your future hubby will be Sabahan lah, good! always come here la if you really want to learn Sabahan, most of the readers here all peramah2 bah!

    1st lesson : Sabahan always say ‘Bah!’ almost at the start/end of every statement.

    example A : Bah! Marilah kita pigi Centre Point.
    same as : Jom ah kita pergi Centre Point.

  32. desy_ca says:

    siok o dpt bckp slang sabahn cni..lama da bei sia cni samanjung nga tda dpt mimboros sabahan’s slang…hepi butul sia..hehehe

  33. esharkj says:

    desy_ca.. ko hantam jak berSabahan sana, buleh jugak urang2 Kehel to blajar slang kita ckt2..

  34. shade says:

    eh, esharkj

    Sori ah, sia ckp bukan2 dalam Valentine’s day blog ko tu.. Siok pulak ni blog tau.. Sya baca dr mula sampai yang terkini hiburan sensasi, siok pulak. Trus rindu sya sama sabah.

  35. esharkj says:

    No probs!

    Ya la, klu rindu2 Sabah tu, rajin2 la lawat blog ni, or buleh jgk you visit many other Sabahan bloggers.. buleh bikin ko lepaskan rindu.. ko check list2 nih..

    http://madeinsabah.wordpress.com/2008/08/11/sabahan-bloggers-gathering-2008-all-in-one/

  36. Jo Matnoor says:

    this is awsome!!!!! more of the dusun terms please… am hopeless cos grandma speaking more and more dusun…. huuhuhuhuhu… if some bajau also included… i appreciate it!

  37. esharkj says:

    More dusun terms ahh? ya, I’m looking for contributors for some other tribe dialect la this.. Bajau! sure, maybe will be up soon. Thanks for the support Jo Matnoor! ;)

  38. Jo Matnoor says:

    May I ask… who’s here Kimaragang? Cos I’m half Kimaragang and half Bajau… I lurrrrrveee this page! Sorry, I can’t contribute at all… hopeless… LMAO. Keep up the good work!

  39. esharkj says:

    Hi Jo Matnoor! Im still looking for Bajau translation this..

  40. surayah says:

    ala’ ngintomku moso porumtu..(terubat rinduku baca forum ni)aku jomo sama KK(aku urang bajau KK)temban ta’ Selanguur(tinggal di s’gor)

  41. esharkj says:

    Hi surayah!

    I’an abar?

    bah Surayah.. ko pandai bahasa Bajau kan? contribute la ckt any simple words you know.. ;)

  42. vernjoe says:

    atuukoi..miagal poh d putik om manuk..haro noh bajau..ingilis..malayu gangak..

  43. salsamae says:

    wowww….osyiok no ki website nu oi gaman, obuli nogi mimboros suai2 bahasa ki. Bah ponjulo noh, pandai2 po om pikinamon ku noh kagu montok suai tulun. Munsikou.

  44. Corinne Bagiu says:

    hellow to all…org baru nie sini nie…siuk2 lagu kamu ah…ini bayufm nie mcm sabahan.fm juga kha nie? ada dj kha nie? siuk nie sini nie bulih balajar dusun gia nie kan…ndak lama i can speak dusun….ekekekekkek…. :O)

  45. esharkj says:

    hello to you too Corinne Bagiu!!
    Bayufm ni online radio that, kalu sabah.fm tu official radio sabah, yg ko selalu dingar di radio durang bilang ‘sabah fm bagussss bahh’ haa itula tu.

    bah! rajin2 la ko pi sini, sia pun bukan teror dusun nih, kalu ko tau bahasa2 lain, contibute la ckt2 bah.. ;)

  46. emma says:

    SIA TAU NGODOP JA NI….HAHAHA…
    HYE ESHARKJ…

  47. esharkj says:

    Hye to you too emma!!
    ha! ha! ngodop sja ko tau ahh..

  48. Nicole19 says:

    uit bule ba kalo ko hehehee
    hehehe
    rindu btul slang2 sbh nie hahaha
    sia kerja pun sowg je org sbh yg lain suma semannajung ehehehe’
    jadi men hantam je sia ckp sbh ma durg heheheheheeheheh

  49. emma says:

    HYE NICOLE…
    SAMA PULA KITA AH…
    MERANTAU NI…

    MCM TEDA URG SBH O MAU BW CKP…
    HUHUHUHU….
    KDG SENDIRI2 NI…
    HAIH…

  50. Diden Bagiu says:

    sia btl mau bljr ckp dusun…sa tau a few dusun term tap masi x pndai susun ayat lg ba..so hope can help me speak2 la knun kn..haha nda ba…

    mantad oku ilo id tambunan(eh ngam kai tu?hehe_

  51. esharkj says:

    Nicole19 & emma,
    Berjurit tuh budak Sabah sana bah, kali dorg pura2 bah ndak mo ckp Sabah.. Bah ko ajar ba durang kawan2 semenanjung kamu tu ckp Sabah, ndak buring tuh kamu dingar dorg berkurapak.. haha!

    Diden Bagiu,
    Sia pun blum brapa pandai actually.. ”mantad oku ilo id tambunan” nah tu pandai ba tu, maksudnya ko dari Tambunan ka itu? haha! pandai2 sija sia nih..

  52. nicole19 says:

    uit ….hari tue dah blik sabah lol hehehe
    rindu nie ma family hyehhehee
    bf i pun org sabah nasib baik sia cari urg sbh hehehe tak nak yg semenanjung heheheheh

  53. nicole19 says:

    ba nanti sia ajar durang ckp sbh hehehe siok nie hehehe

  54. nicole19 says:

    hiii
    emmma how ru ….hehehe
    ya butul tue buring kat kl bgs lgi sbh

  55. sal says:

    mahalgak bah tikit ku bli mau blik sabah raya ni….sedihnya…

  56. odos cry says:

    errmm1!!isai ngaran dikouu

  57. alifahsuhaila says:

    salam..
    bah,,sia mau blajaa ckp sbh ni..
    ajrla..
    nda th ckp..
    tp mau sgt ckp..
    hehe…mau jgk blaja bhs dusun tu..
    ajrla sia..

  58. jai says:

    Two thumbs-up… :)

    salam eshark,

    bangga btul sia baca ni blog.. ndak sangka ada blog begini.. salam perkenalan… sia dr suku kaum sama ( bajau )..asal KK. InsyAllah, sia cuba menyumbang apa yg bole..utk “tuturan sama”..

  59. esharkj says:

    odos cry,
    bah! welcome..

    alifahsuhaila,
    ya blajar sja ba, dorg semua sini pandai2 ni ckp dusun..

    jai,
    thks for the compliment la.. salam perkenalan diterima.. bah ging kalu ko bulih contribute bahasa sama, bah alap bana tu.. ko email pi esharkj[at]gmail[dot]com ;)

  60. diden says:

    ahaa..sikit2 saja..tu la mau kasi ‘up’lg sia pnya speking dusun..hehe

  61. Nurul says:

    salam semua, i’m very happy to learn bahasa sabah nih.. sejak2 dpt org sabah, aku selalu jak search about sabah.. kalau bolih mo bljr bahasa bajau..

  62. ell says:

    uikk..ajar ak gak bhsa dusun.ak dusun tp ndak pndai ckp dusun lgsg sbb makbapak pun xckp dusun.klo bley la ltk byk sket. kalo de yg dok area KL lg bgus ley ajr direct..Kounsikou(heh yg ni ak copy paste jek)

  63. Sam says:

    can u show the pictures of sabah traditional tattoos,esp the kadazan ones?would like to noe how the sabah one looks like..ada kh sehebat org s’wak punya…bit curious hea:)

  64. EVLYBEN says:

    hahah….nokuro no kopio tih….urang putih naka jadi orang dusun boh…hahahah…uyi ell bagus ko balajar dusun….siyok bh…heheh

  65. atukoi says:

    bgus bah kamurang samua ni apandai bomboros dusun om turang putih

  66. amy says:

    bah……pa crita urang kita?

  67. miemiey says:

    im from perak .. i just want to learn how to speaking sabahan khadazan .. i hope u all disini buli ajr sya khadazan language …

  68. Nuya says:

    hi.. i from KL. i want to learn more of sabahan dusun language.

  69. paulclenton says:

    Thanks for this post. I wish there were more things like this online. I’m sure that I’m not the only foreigner here who is interested in the REAL culture of Sabah.

  70. Astray says:

    How do u say ‘Life’, and also the word ‘Living’ in Kadazan

  71. paulclenton says:

    Hello. I’m working with sun bears near Sandakan. What is the correct way to say sun bear
    (beruang madu) in Kadazan-Dusun? BTW, the word in any other local language would also be a bonus! :)

    thanks,

    Paul

  72. acok says:

    kamu pigi sabah la kalu mau balajar bahasa sabah

  73. eddy says:

    obuli oku mintutun diya…haha

  74. Diana says:

    BULIH BHA KALU KO !!

  75. michi says:

    SAYA MAHU BELAJA BAHASA SABAH…TAK TAU SUKU KAUM…TAPI DARI SAMPORNA….ADA SESAPA BOLEH AJAR?

  76. Snow says:

    sia suka blajar bhasa dusun ~n~ sabah wlaupn sia bkn brsal dri kedua2 ngeri ne..hantam sija bah lma2 pndi sndri =)

  77. ayra says:

    i’m proud 2be sabahan…
    yeahhh!!!!

  78. tina says:

    tulung ajar saya bahasa sabah

  79. Mei says:

    hmm , OSONONG DONGADAU tuh apa ? bukan selamat tengahari kaa ? kenapa sia nampak di atas lain ?

  80. Nizam says:

    Sa pn mau bljar dusun ini.. Ajar sa supaya sanang sa mengurat sumandak dusun..hehe serius ne sa mau bljar please

  81. faz92 says:

    PROUD TO BE SABAHAN..!

  82. fara rara omar says:

    osonong pitagadau

  83. fara rara omar says:

    nakuro oku langadon id sa muli id lawai semp0rna..au oku ilo..mis oku wid my paganakan.,sory if my language mispel,miswrong,i just want to learn .teach me

  84. fara rara omar says:

    ,,halluw,, how want’s can’t help me teach how to speak dusun,,i just wanna make kn0w only,
    yeah,im stay at sabah but the same times my real place at semporna
    yah its my story..i also embrance too,s0metime i wright,talk,say’s..that do me give up to kn0w one languge that,mybe dunt have development..u all be my friend if want’s to kn0w me just search me at my facebook ‘fara rara omar’ ok see again :)

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