List of Cebuano words starting with the letter K - Page 161

kawatkáwat

Cebuano

see sakáti.



kaway

Cebuano

see gaway.


kawayan

Cebuano

n. bamboo


kawáyan

Cebuano

n. general name for bamboo, but most specifically refers to armed species, esp. Bambusa spinosa. -un a. resembling a bamboo.


kawbuy

Cebuano

n. cowboy movie; a. like the cowboy of the movies: rough, rugged, tough. Kawbuy kaáyung tawhána. Buut ug ruburúbu, abtik kaáyung muiskápu, He’s a cowboy sort. He puts up with anything and is quick to escape. -in- n. 1. like a cowboy as shown in the movies. Kinawbuy ang íyang bisti, He is dressed up like a cowboy; 2. Western movie; 3. rough and informal. Mau ni gustu kung kumbira, kinawbuy, This is the kind of party I like, informal and rugged; v. do something in an informal, cowboy way.


kawhaan

Cebuano

n. twenty


kawhaan

Cebuano

see kaluhaan. see duha.


kawhat

Cebuano

v. reach for something Kawháta ang libru kay dì kung kaabut, Reach for the book because I can’t; n. 1. action of reaching; 2. extent of reach. Taas ug kawhat ang buksidur, A boxer has a long reach. paN- v. reach for something without quite being able to get it. Nagpangawhat ang bátà sa plátu, The child is grabbing for the plate.


kawhit

Cebuano

n. pole or stick, usually with a hook at the end, used in picking or getting something which is out of one’s reach; v. get, pick something with a kawhit. Akuy mukawhit sa baskit, I’ll get the basket down with a pole.


kawihian

Cebuano

n. fraud


kawil

Cebuano

see kawilkawil. kawilkawil v. dangle loosely. Níay nagkawilkawil sa sidsid sa ákung sinínà, something is dangling at the hem of my dress. Nagkawilkawil ang nindut níyang aríyus, Her beautiful earrings were dangling. Ayawg kawilkawila (ikawilkawil) ang ímung tiil ug magsakay kag swíng, Don’t let your feet dangle when you swing.


kawil

Cebuano

tab


kawili-wili

Cebuano

interesting


kawilkawil

Cebuano

dangle


kawinkáwin

Cebuano

see kawilkawil. see kawil.


kawit

Cebuano

hook


kawit

Cebuano

n. container made to hold the water from the palm blossom as it is gathered. It is made out of two or three bamboo nodes, with a wooden hook on the upper side to hook over the shoulders.


kawkaw

Cebuano

v. 1. touch something with the hands. Dúnay nagkawkaw sa mga inutaw, someone put his dirty paws on these clothes. Hala kawkáwa nang bága, Go on, touch those glowing embers. Sa pagkawkaw lang mailhan ug pila ka búwan ang tiyan, You can tell just by feeling how many months the baby is in the stomach; 2. steal something that one has access to. Mahadluk kung mukawkaw sa pundu, I’m afraid to touch the fund. -an, maN-r- n. one who steals things.


kawkus

Cebuano

n. caucus


kawkus

Cebuano

n. political caucus or similar discussion; v. 1. hold a caucus; 2. discuss, confer as in a caucus. Nagkawkus ang magsúun kun unsáun pagbáhin ang yútà, The brothers were discussing how to divide the land.


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