List of Cebuano words starting with the letter K - Page 56

kalakkalak

Cebuano

n. sputtering sound of a defective machine; v. for a defective machine to sputter. Mukalakkalak ang makina ug náay dipiktu, The sewing machine will sputter when there’s something wrong with it.



kalaksotan

Cebuano

n. corruption


kalaliman

Cebuano

n. ecstasy


kalalis

Cebuano

opponent


kálam

Cebuano

(not without l) v. 1. search, look for. Mukálam pa siya sa íyang hunsuy nga nawā̀, He still has to look for the pipe he lost. Labihan nakakálam ang pulis sa gipangítang kawatan, How the policeman looked for the thief that was wanted! Kaláma ang dinakpan ug wà bay armas, Search the prisoner to see if he is armed; 2. earn a living. Inyung amahan ang nagkálam sa átung gikaun, It is your father who earns what we eat.


kalam

Cebuano

v. plow by describing a spiral starting at the outer edge of the field. Kalamun nákù pagdáru arun maapil ang mga daplin, I’ll plow the field circularly so that the outer edges are also plowed; n. spiral described by this manner of plowing.


kalamalunggay

Cebuano

see kalamunggay.


kalamansi

Cebuano

limes


(not without l) see limunsítu.


kalamantígì

Cebuano

n. ornamental annual growing to 2′ high, bearing red, white, and pink flowers, and fleshy capsules which burst when touched: Impatiens balsamina.


kalámay

Cebuano

n. 1. sugar; 2. brown sugar (as opposed to asúkar); v. 1. make sugar; 2. become sugar. Kun itúsun ang tubà mukámay (makámay) diay, Palm toddy can also be made into sugar by crystallizing it. (→) v. 1. put sugar into. Kamayan tang ímung tsá? Shall I put sugar in your tea? 2. sweet-talk someone Ímu na pud kung gikamayan, You’re giving me sweet talk again; 2a. bisan -an pa no matter what inducement is given (even if you put sugar on it). Bísag kamayan pa, dì giyud ku musugut níya, I wouldn’t accept him for all the tea in China; 3. for coconut taffy to fail to turn out and become crystalline and sandy. Daling mukamay ang kukunat ug kúwang sa lubi, The coconut taffy comes out sandy if you don’t use enough coconut milk; 4. (not without l) make kalamay. n. (not without l) sweets made from ground sticky rice boiled with the juice of coconut meat and brown sugar.


kalamay

Cebuano

n. pastry


kalamay

Cebuano

pie


kalamay

Cebuano

sugar


n. an acute infection which has swollen and become red, but not yet open or oozing; v. be acutely inflamed. Nangalamáyu (nikalamáyu, nakalamáyu, gikalamáyu) ang íyang samad, His wound became acutely inflamed.


kalambíbat

Cebuano

see kabíbat.


kalambitay

Cebuano

see kulumbitay.


kalambri

Cebuano

(not without l) n. cramp; v. get a cramp. Nikalambri (nakalambri, nangalambri) ang íyang tiil sa dúgayng hinúmul sa túbig, He got a cramp in his legs because he stayed in the water too long. Ang mabdus dalì kaáyung kalambríhun (kalambríhan), Pregnant women are easily attacked by sudden and painful cramps.


kalambri

Cebuano

n. cuss word, fairly strong, but which can also be used with a light note of humor, expressing annoyance. Kalambri ning tawhána, manúgug paningil íning wà pay swildu, Damn, this man. He tries to collect from me before I even get paid!


kalambúra

Cebuano

see karambúla.


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