List of Cebuano words starting with the letter K - Page 249

kuripot

Cebuano

miserly



kuríput

Cebuano

a. miserly, not liking to spend money. Kuríput kaáyu. Kamúti lay ipaniudtu bisag daghang kwarta, He’s terribly cheap. He has nothing but sweet potatoes for lunch even though he has plenty of money; v. be, become miserly.


kuríring

Cebuano

see kulíling.


kuriskuris

Cebuano

v. make squiggly or criss-cross lines on something Gikuriskurisan níya ang ákung drúwing kay nangísug siya nákù, He scratched out my drawing because he was angry at me.


kurispundinsiya

Cebuano

n. correspondence, mail matter.


kurispunsal

Cebuano

n. news correspondent; v. become a news correspondent.


kurista

Cebuano

n. a member of a choir or chorus; v. make someone a choir member; be a choir member.


kurit

Cebuano

v. take a small pinch or piece of something by pinching, pinch a small area of something Kurita lag bátà. Ayawg latusa, Just pinch the child. Don’t spank him. Kurita kunu ang unud ug húmuk na ba, Try to nip off a piece of the meat and see if it’s tender now. Nadáut ang purma sa kík nga gikuritan, The cake is ruined now after you have picked a little piece off the sides.


kuríya

Cebuano

n. 1. belt for the transmission of power or rotation. Kuríya sa makina, The belt on the sewing machine; 2. cord used to tie around the habit of devotees. Ang nagdibútu sa Birhin sa Karmin nagbakus ug kuríya nga kapi, The devotees to the Virgin of Carmel wear brown belts; v. 1. attach a belt for transferring motion; 1a. make into such a belt or band; 2. wear a cord around the waist with a habit; 2a. make into such a cord.


kuríyu

Cebuano

n. mail; v. send through the mails. — rihistrádu n. registered mail.


a. crooked, having a curve. Ilinya nímu sa papil nang káhuy nga kurkubádu? Are you going to use that crooked stick to line the paper? Kurkubádu siyag bukubuku, She has a crooked back; v. become curved, crooked; n. hunchback. Nagminyù siyag kurkubádu, He married a hunchback.


kurlir

Cebuano

n. hair curlers; v. put hair curlers in the hair.


kurmáta

Cebuano

see karumáta.


kurna

Cebuano

see kurnir.


kurna

Cebuano

v. 1. tow something that cannot run on its own power. Kurnáhun (ikurna) na lang nang dyíp ngadtu sa talyir, Better have the jeep towed to the repair shop; 1a. drag someone s.w. Nangumprang gikurna ang mga bátà, Shopping dragging the children along; 2. find someone unexpectedly s.w. and pick him up. Sundálu ang nagkurna sa tulisan ngadtu sa búkid, A soldier found the bandit unexpectedly in the mountains and picked him up. 2a. meet someone with goods of his own production on the way to market and buy them from him. Ug makurna nímu ang kuhà sa mananagat, barátu ra, If you can buy the fish directly from the fisherman, it’s cheap; 2b. pick up a girl in a public place for promiscuous petting. Adtu siya sa barátung sinihan mangurna, He goes to cheap movie houses and picks up someone to pet with; 2c. take a girl around for rides. Gwápa tung ímung gikurna gabíi, The girl you took around last night was pretty. -da see kurna, 1.


kurnáwu

Cebuano

n. 1. partners in a small business; 2. companion; 2a. side-kick. Dì siya mubulag sa íyang kurnáwu, He won’t separate from his side-kick; v. be business partners. Kurnawhun (ikurnáwu) kung Pápa sa íyang nigusyu, Father will make me his business partner.


kurnil

Cebuano

see kurunil.


kurnir

Cebuano

n. boxer’s corner in the ring.


kurnir

Cebuano

v. 1. trap someone into marriage. Láyas kay makurnir ka sa ginikánan sa ímung gipamabdus, Escape or you’ll be forced into marriage by the parents of the girl you made pregnant; 2. trap a criminal or someone into doing something Wà makabalíbad ang amahan sa gipangáyù sa íyang anak kay nakurnir giyud siya, The father couldn’t refuse his daughter’s request because she trapped him into it. Miampù ang púga dihang gikurnir siya, The escapee surrendered when he was cornered.


kurnit

Cebuano

n. skin eruptions at the neck characterized by a copious flow of pus from the eruptions; the knotted, ugly scars which this disease leaves. Dalìdalía pagtambal nang ímung lusay kay arun dílì makurnit, Treat that swelling on your neck immediately before it turns into ugly scars. -un a. having these eruptions or scars therefrom.


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