List of Cebuano words starting with the letter K - Page 212

kugan

Cebuano

n. dry crust, scab of a sore or wound; v. for a scab to form. Maáyu na ang núka kay mikugang (gikugangan) na, The sore is healing because it is forming a scab.



kugang

Cebuano

a. startled. Hastang kugánga nákù paglagpak sa sira, God! How that slamming door startled me! v. startle, be startled. Nakugang (nakugangan) ku sa pagbutu sa ribintadur, I was startled when the firecracker burst. kugangkugang n. 1. skin eruptions on some parts of the body of various sizes, thought to be caused by fear, fright, or being startled. This disease is usually diagnosed in small children and the cure is smoke treatment with the kugangkugang herb; 2. low-growing, woody herb of waste places used to treat children who have the skin eruptions also called kugangkugang. The kugangkugang is set on fire just after sundown, and the child is made to inhale the smoke. The treatment is repeated for three consecutive afternoons.


kugang

Cebuano

scab


kugang

Cebuano

see kugan.


kugaw, kúgaw

Cebuano

n. fingerling of the milkfish (bangrus) at the stage 4–8″ in length: Chanos chanos.


kugay

Cebuano

n. delicacy made of buri palm starch, brown sugar, shredded coconut meat, and, optionally, other flavorings; v. make kugay. -in- n. see kugay, n.


kugay

Cebuano

v. make brown sugar in a dry and powdered state. Kun sagúlag apug ang dúgà sa tubu nga intúsun mukugay (makugay) ang kámay nga malútù, When lime is added to milled cane juice, the brown sugar will come out dry and in powdered form; n. brown cane sugar in its powdered form.


kughad

Cebuano

v. clear the throat vigorously, loosen mucous or phlegm stuck in the lower throat by agitating the throat organs with a clearing-the-throat-like action. Mikughad siya dáyung nangluwà, He cleared his throat vigorously and then spat. -in- n. phlegm one spits up.


kughal

Cebuano

n. phlegm.


kughay

Cebuano

n. midrib from a coconut leaflet. Kughay sa lubi ang ákung himúung tutpik, I’ll use a midrib for a toothpick.


kughun

Cebuano

n. part of the weaving loom: the heddle and its mounting which alternately raises and lowers each of the two sets of the warp threads; v. 1. put threads in the kughun (heddles). 2. attach, make into a weaving harness.


kúgi

Cebuano

v. do something with a little extra effort. Wà giyud ninyuy nakakúgig limpiyu sa salug, nu? None of you ever took the initiative to clean the floor, did you? Ákù giyud ning gikugíhan ug trabáhu arun mahuman dáyun, I put in extra effort to finish the work quickly; n. extra effort put into something Walay kúgi nga dílì musangput sa kaayúhan, If you put in effort, it is bound to result in good; a. taking to doing certain things which require effort, doing them with enthusiasm. Kúgi siyang mamunit ug láta, He’s very diligent in picking up old cans. Kúgi manakup ug alasiwsiw, He’s great in catching grasshoppers. paN- v. woo a girl hard to win her (slang). ka- n. see kúgi, n. kugihan a. industrious, hard-working. kinugíhan n. something reaped from one’s diligence. Ayawg usíki ang ákung kinugíhan, Don’t waste the fruit of my labor.


kugihan

Cebuano

adj. diligent


kugihan

Cebuano

adj. industrious


kuging

Cebuano

see kigwa.


kugíta

Cebuano

n. 1. kind of octopus with the body about the size of a baby’s head; 2. eye disease in which there is a growth on the eyeball which spreads out like the tentacles of an octopus; v. get cataracts on the eyes. paN- v. catch octopuses. kugitáhun a. like an octopus.


kugíut

Cebuano

v. creak, squeak. Mikugíut ang salug nga kawáyan sa ákung paglakaw, The bamboo floor made a creaking noise when I walked on it. Nagkugiut ang sira, The door creaked.


kugkug

Cebuano

see kulugkug.


kugkug

Cebuano

v. 1. curl up stiff and hard. Ug mukugkug ang sinugbang bulad núkus, kuháa, When the dried squid curls up, take it off the coals. Nagkugkug ang tiil sa inasal, The feet of the roasted pig is curled up stiff; 2. for the body to be hunched over. Tigúlang na si Lúlu magkugkug na maglakaw, Grandfather is old now, and he is hunched over when he walks.


kugkug

Cebuano

v. shiver from cold, usually with quivering lips. Pagdyákit kay nagkugkug ka nas katugnaw, Wear a jacket because you are shivering with cold.


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