n. a mild cuss word, euphemism for kamatay, expressing disgust or anger over something or someone Kamáug, nahibilin man diay ang yáwi, Darn! I forgot the key.
n. kind of terrestrial orchid that grows in waste places, commonly under coconut trees. It has a fleshy rootstock which produces a sticky sap, used as a glue for guitars. The scrapings also have medicinal uses: Geodorum nutans; v. glue something with kamáug.
(from kalámay) n. 1. taliwálà, ibabaw sa — in ecstasy (usually sexual). Bisag mamatay ku karun dáyun basta sa ibabaw sa kámay, I don’t mind if I die this instant as long as I’m in the midst of ecstasy. — mu 1. now see what you have done! Kámay mu nà karun, nadakpan hinúun ta, Now see what you have done! We’re caught! 2. can you imagine this surprising thing happened! Kámay mu bay siya pay manghulam, unyà mangísug pa, Can you beat that! He borrows and then gets angry! 2a. — ug imagine if this surprising thing were to happen. Kámay mu bag láking makigminyug láki! Imagine a man marrying a man!
v. summon by a wave of the hand. Ang dakung pátag sa Kauswágan daw nagkamay (nagpangamay) kaníya, The wide plains of Kauswagan seemed to be beckoning to him. Ákù siyang gikamay (gikamayan), I beckoned to him.
see kumingking. see kingking.