bida 1comm. a story; may refer to a folktale or a more current narrative. Hay bida na ya hiyat nangamung. His story is always the same. Sim: istolya, a-apo, malamala. (sem. domains: 3.5.4 - Story, 3.5.7.2 - Written material.) 2trans. to tell a story. Mumbida ka ta mahuyop da nan u-unga. Tell a story so that the children will go to sleep. Ibidam nan bida an maid poppog na. Tell the never ending story. Wada wadah allama di mibidabidah kau-unga dih done. ‘Once there was a crab’ was a story often told to children long ago. i‑/iN‑, mi‑, muN‑.