n. long-term variety of white rice with very fine and slender grains that ripen after eight months.
a. lacking, deficient. Kúlang ra ni pára nákù, This is not enough for me. 2. too puny to pose a challenge. Magsinumbagay? Kúlang ka ra nákù, You want to fight? You’re not strong enough to pose a challenge; n. balance, the amount needed or lacking. Pilay kúwang? How much is needed? v. 1. be wanting, lacking, deficient. Dì kita makalingkud kay nagkúlang ang lingkuránan, We can’t take a seat. There are not enough chairs. Ayawg kulánga pagsuklì, Don’t fail to give the right amount of change. Arun ka makaganansiya, kulángi ug gamay ang takus, If you want to make a greater profit, make the measure a little bit short; 2. not give someone his proper due or attention. Nanglaki ang asáwa tungud kay nagkúlang kaníya ang íyang bána, The wife took up with other men because her husband didn’t give her adequate affection; 3. dílì, walay — v. be not less than. Dílì makúlang (kulángun) sa singkuwinta ang mitambung, The number of people who came is not less than fifty. ka-an n. deficiency, shortcomings. Pasaylúa aku sa ákung mga kakulángan, Forgive me for my shortcomings. kulangkulang a. mentally retarded, slightly lacking in intelligence for the age; v. become mentally deficient. -un a. not quite enough. Kulángun ra ning usa ka bábuy sa mga bisíta, One pig is not enough for the visitors. -an a. lacking a lot to reach the proper amount. Kulángan kaáyu ning usa ka sáku, This isn’t a whole sackful. There’s a lot missing.