List of Cebuano words starting with the letter K - Page 193

kitu

Cebuano

1. see kadtu; 2. see kini.



kítung

Cebuano

n. a deep-sea fish with a compressed body and very fine, soft, thin scales, usually golden brown, speckled with grey, similar to danggit, but a good deal larger.


kítuy

Cebuano

v. 1. for the fingers or toes to twitch. Búhì pa ang gipusil kay nagkítuy (nagkituy) pa ang tudlù, The man that was shot is still alive because his fingers are twitching; 2. play close and open the palm with a baby. Inigkatulu ka búlan makakítuy na ang kamut sa bátà, At the age of three months a baby can open and close its palms on command; n. expression used to induce a baby to open and close its hands. Kítuy nang kítuy. Báyad sa tútuy, Open your palms to pay for your titty.


kiug, kíug

Cebuano

v. jounce, shake, cause something to do so. May nagkiug tingáli sa lamísa kay nayabu ang sabaw, someone must have shaken the table because the soup spilled. Mukíug ang sakyanan ig-ági sa daghang libaung, A vehicle that passes over a bad road bounces a lot. Wà mukiug ang íyang panagway pagkadungug sa pamalíkas nga íyang nadáwat, He didn’t betray a bit of emotion upon hearing curses that were heaped upon him. (→) a. jouncing, shaking. Kiug nga lingkuránan, A wobbly seat.


kíum

Cebuano

see kyúum.


kiung

Cebuano

see kiang, 1.


a. awkward because of self-consciousness or not knowing how to do something well. Kiwag ta sa trabáhu ug bag-u pa, We do things awkwardly when we’re new at them; v. be awkward or clumsy. Mukíwag ang átung panlihuklihuk basta maúlaw ta, One tends to be awkward if he feels self-conscious. (→) v. for something long to stick out prominently. Nagkiwag ang ímung káhuy nga gibugkus, Some of the pieces of wood you bundled are sticking out. Nagkiwag ang ayis pik sa íyang bulsa, The ice pick stuck out of his pocket. Ayaw ikiwag ang ímung mga tiil sa agiánan, Don’t stick your feet into the passageway.


kiwag

Cebuano

awkward


kiwag

Cebuano

grotesque


kiwag

Cebuano

odd


kiwag

Cebuano

queer


kiwákiw

Cebuano

v. wag one’s tail. Mikiwákiw ang íkug sa irù, The dog wagged its tail.


kíwat

Cebuano

v. move busily and fast. Mikíwat ang íyang bàbà ug pangatarúngan, Her mouth went like a machine gun as she explained herself. Mukíwat ug panghípus ang mga bátà inigpamúhì, The children move as quick as they can putting their things away when classes are over.


kiwaw

Cebuano

a. awkward, esp. in movement, but also, by extension, in speech and behavior. Kiwawng linihukan, Awkward movements; v. feel awkward. Makiwaw ang pagbúhat áni basta primíru pa, One usually does this awkwardly the first time around. Kiwawan kung mulakaw nga magbirmúda, I feel awkward going out with bermuda shorts on.


kiwì, kíwì

Cebuano

v. grow stiff or cramped in the joints, twisted out of shape. Mikiwì ang íyang bàbà sa pagpangyam-id, She screwed up her mouth into a frown. Mikiwì ang tabla nga nainitan pag-áyu, The board got twisted out of shape in the sun. Nangíwì ákung tudlù ug hinílut, My fingers got stiff from massaging so much.


kiwilkiwil

Cebuano

wag


kiwiskiwis

Cebuano

n. a long, tapering tip of bamboo, or the ends of palm fronds including the leaflets, or the tips of branches at the top of a tree.


kiwkiw

Cebuano

v. 1. shake rapidly in pain. Nakakiwkiw ku dihang nadukdukan ang ákung tudlù, I shook my hand in pain after I hit my fingers with the hammer; 2. pick, hold something gingerly with the tips of the thumb and index finger. Nangiwkiw siyang mipunit sa ilagang patay, She gingerly picked up the dead rat.


kiwut

Cebuano

see kíyut.


kíya, kíyà

Cebuano

v. rock from side to side, cause something to do so. Dagkung balud mauy nagkíyà sa sakayan, Big waves rocked the boat. Kiyáun (kiyáhun, ikíyà) nátù ang dyíp arun mahadluk sila, Let’s rock the jeep to scare them.


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