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Still in the period before the arrival of the British, men from Nak Padang (22) were once delegated by the headman (ketua alai) to go and woo a young pretty girl, Imbun (the younger sister of Nayan of Bukit Udal), to be taken back to the headman to be his wife (Imbun, tari Nayan no magak, kuo nibit
o te mok ketua.
nabio "wine" > ECA nibit
. Of course, the voiced interdental fricative first shifted to a voiced stop (theoretically speaking), and then devoiced in final position--an environment often triggering stop (plosive) devoicing (witness the comparable situations in Germanic and Slavic).