List of Cebuano words starting with the letter K - Page 266

kuyus

Cebuano

v. 1. shrivel and wrinkle up. Tigúlang na giyud si Túnay kay nanguyus na ang mga áping, Tonay has grown really old because her face has become all wrinkled. Ímu pang ilámas nang luy-a nga nakuyus na kaáyu? You’re going to use that wrinkled up piece of ginger? 2. get shrunk or diminished in quantity. Mikuyus (nakuyus) na ang íyang nawung nga naghubag, Her swollen face has shrunk now. Punù man untà ning sáku sa bugas. Ngánung dalì ra kaáyung nagkakuyus? This sack was so full of rice. Why has it shrunk so rapidly? 3. shrink back, lack guts. Ísug siyang musulti apan mukuyus ug suklan, He talks big, but when someone stands up to him, he shrinks away.



kuyuskus

Cebuano

v. shrink and curl up. Karun nga mikyuskus (nakyuskus) na ang kusáhus wà na makapunù sa palanggána, Now that the jerked meat that we set out to dry has curled up, it no longer fills the basin. Ang túmang kaínit mauy nakakuyuskus (nakapakuyuskus) sa mga dáhun, The intense heat caused the leaves to wither and curl up.


kuyut

Cebuano

a. for the flesh to sag due to old age; v. for the flesh to sag. Namínus ang ákung timbang ug nanguyut ang ákung buktun, I lost a lot of weight and the flesh on my arm is sagging.


kuyut

Cebuano

v. 1. get hold of something Nagkúyut ang magtiáyun, The couple held hands. Nawálà ang paypay nga ákung gikuytan (gikuyutan), I lost the fan I was holding; 1a. hold on to something for support. Dì ku mukuyut (manguyut) nímu, wà kay umuy, I won’t hold on to you (for support). You have no strength; 2. hold, occupy a certain position or office. Ang katungdánan nga ákung gikuytan pait kaáyu, I am holding down a very difficult job; 3. play, operate something Mukuyut sad nà siyag bayulin, He also plays the violin.


kwa-

Cebuano

see also kula.


kwabútan

Cebuano

see kulabútan.


kwadhutur

Cebuano

see kuadhutur.


kwadirnu

Cebuano

n. soft-backed composition book.


kwadra

Cebuano

barn


kwadra

Cebuano

crib


kwadra

Cebuano

n. shed


kwadra

Cebuano

n. stable or stall; v. lodge or keep in a stable or stall.


kwadráda

Cebuano

square (measurement). Tris pís kwadráda, Three feet square.


kwadrádu

Cebuano

a. square or having square sides. Tabási kug mga kwadrádu nga mga panaptun, Cut me some square pieces of cloth. Kwadrádu ang paghíwà sa mga patátas, Cut the potatoes into cubes; v. be, become square-shaped, make something square.


kwadranggulo

Cebuano

quadrangle


kwadrante

Cebuano

quadrant


kwadrísu

Cebuano

see kurdísu.


kwadro

Cebuano

square


n. pane


kwadru

Cebuano

n. frame for a mirror, picture, diploma, and the like; v. 1. enclose in a frame; 2. for the picture in a movie to be out of focus. Kwadru! Nakwadru ang salída, Focus! The picture is out of focus; 3. obstruct a person’s vision. Kwadru dihà! Down in front!


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