List of Cebuano words starting with the letter K - Page 209

kubiku

Cebuano

n. cubic meters.



kubìkubì

Cebuano

v. 1. touch, monkey with. Ayaw kubìkubia ang mga butang sa lamísa, Do not mess with the things on the table; 2. touch things to steal them. Wà gyud ku makakubìkubì sa mga butang sa ímung bulsa, I have never touched the things in your pocket. -un, -an a. having the tendency to monkey with things or engage in petty thievery.


kubil

Cebuano

v. touch something so as to do something to it. Bunálan giyud nákug dúnay mukubil ning ákung papílis, I’ll spank anyone who touches my papers. Unyà na nákù ni kubila kay gabíi na, I’ll work on this later because it’s now late.


kubing

Cebuano

n. tripletail, a kind of fish: Lobotes surinamensis.


kúbir

Cebuano

n. 1. cover. Kúbir sa magasin, Magazine cover; 2. amount charged per setting in a dinner party at a restaurant. Tagsingku písus ang kúbir sa parti, The party will be five pesos per person; v. 1. cover something Kubíri ang libru, Put a cover on the book; 2. take cover, shelter. Mukúbir ta ánang batu inigpinusílay, Let’s take cover behind that rock when the firing starts; 2a. cover up for something Bisag unsay íyang buhátun kubíran dáyun sa inahan arun dì hibaw-an sa amahan, Whatever he does his mother will cover it up, so the father won’t find out; 2b. shield someone in a ball game. Kubíri ku samtang magdríbul ku, Cover me while I dribble; 3. be put on a magazine cover. Makúbir si Imilda sa Layip, Imelda will be on the cover of Life; 4. give something news or radio-TV coverage. Ang istasiyun sa radyu diway-ar-ip mauy nikúbir sa dakung súnug sa dálan kulun, Station DYRF covered the big fire on Colon Street. kubirkúbir v. walà, dílì — be direct, keep nothing concealed where propriety would require the opposite. Wà siya magkubirkúbir sa íyang pagkadisgrasyáda, She made no bones about not being a virgin. way — frank, without concealing anything (when one should).


kubirta

Cebuano

see kubyirta.


kubirtus

Cebuano

see kubyirtus.


kubit

Cebuano

devour


kubit

Cebuano

v. 1. touch someone, curling the fingers to get his attention. Milíngì ku kay dihay ningkubit nákù, I turned around because someone poked me. 1a. turn to someone influential for help. Dúna ba tay makubit didtu sa kustums? Do we have anybody influential to help us out in the custom? 1b. steal something not of great value. Bantayi nà kay kubitun unyà nà, Keep an eye on it because someone might lift it. 1c. get a woman for illicit sex. Wà giyuy mukubit niánang tigulánga, No one wants to have an affair with that old woman; 2. take the bait. Kusug mukubit ang isdà ánang paúna, Fishes like to take that kind of bait; 2a. catch a fish by hook and line. Nakakubit ang mananagat ug íhu, The fisherman caught a shark. Gikubitan kug bugáung, I caught a jarbua; 2b. hook someone in marriage. Nakakubit siyag sapíang bálu, She hooked a rich widower; 2c. — ug way paun 2c1. confirm something bad the interlocutor suspects but doesn’t know for sure by assuming that he does know for sure and letting out something to confirm it. Wà tà ka hibaw-i, ningkubit ka sa tagà nga way paun. Nabistu na hinúun, I wouldn’t have known about you but you took the bait. Now I found out. 2c2. butt in in a conversation where one has no business or answer remarks intended for someone else. Dílì ikaw ang gisultíhan, ngánung mukubit ka man dihà nga way paun? I wasn’t talking to you. Why do you butt in when I wasn’t talking to you? n. fish caught with hook and line. (←) n. biting of fish. Hínay ang kúbit basta way súg, Fish don’t bite if there is no current.


kubiyertos

Cebuano

n. cover


kubkob

Cebuano

dig


kubkub

Cebuano

n. purse seine or impounding net used to catch fishes that run in schools. The school is surrounded with the net which is then pursed at the bottom. paN- v. catch with the kubkub net.


kubkub

Cebuano

v. dig away dirt scooping it with the hands or with a similar motion using an instrument. Gikubkub sa irù ang gilubung níyang bukug, The dog dug up the bones he had buried. Ilang kubkúbun (kubkúban) ang daplin sa sapà arun mutubig, They will dig a shallow hole next to the river to get water; n. shallow well made by scooping sand out in the vicinity of the river, seashore, or above an underground spring. -ay n. kind of narrow spade or a long pole used to dislodge rocks. -un(→) a. something one can easily scoop out to dig a hole.


kublà

Cebuano

see kulbà.


kublan

Cebuano

immune


kubli, kublì

Cebuano

v. take cover, hide behind something to keep from being seen. Mikublì ku sa pakshul, I took cover in the foxhole. Mikubli ku luyu sa pusti, I hid behind the post.


kubo

Cebuano

cube


kubos

Cebuano

abate


kubos

Cebuano

cheap


kubos

Cebuano

depreciate


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