List of Cebuano words starting with the letter L - Page 108

lubag

Cebuano

twist



lúbag

Cebuano

v. 1. twist something, wring something out. Lubágun ku nang líug mu, animála ka, I will wring your neck, you beast. Lubági ang linabhan arun daling mauga, Wring out the clothes so they will dry quickly; 2. for flat boards to be warped. Naglúbag ang tabla kay dúgayng nabulad sa ínit, The board is warped because it was left in the sun for a long time. (→) n. liquid obtained by squeezing plants for their sap. Maáyung bubhu ang lubag sa bawnus, The squeezings from the gogo vine make good shampoo; v. 1. exude a juice, taste, color when soaked in water. Pula ang ilubag sa tungug, Mangrove bark gives off a red color; 2. for the results of bad behavior to come out. Milubag na ang íyang pangarmin. Napaangkan siya, Her habit of always making herself up has borne fruit. Now she got pregnant; 3. for dirt to loosen so that it comes out easily. Ihúmul únà sa sabun nang mga bulingun bwáhan makalubag ang buling, Soak the dirty clothes in soapy water so that the dirt can come loose. lubaglúbag v. writhe. Naglubaglúbag siya sa katri sa kasakit, He is writhing in pain on the bed. -in- n. liquid or juice squeezed out of something Waswási pag linabhan kay lubug pag linúbag, Rinse the clothes once more because the water you are wringing out is still dirty. pa- v. cause something to exude its juice or dirt to come out; n. something which can loosen dirt.


lubag

Cebuano

wring


lubag-lubag

Cebuano

squirm


lubak

Cebuano

v. pound, beat heavily with something Tulu ka táwu ang mulubak (maglubak) sa humay, Three persons will pound the rice. Lubakun ku sa kúmù ang ímung nawung, I will beat your face with my fists.


lubakan

Cebuano

n. 1. a coconut palm with the defect that its nuts and fronds easily break or fall off; 2. the way certain coconuts develop with a husk so thick that the nut looks very much bigger than the ordinary, but with an ordinary amount of meat; v. for a coconut tree to get to be so that the nuts and fronds break off easily.


lúbang

Cebuano

n. kind of upland rice with big, round, reddish grains that ripen in five months.


lubang

Cebuano

v. for pimples or rash to come out. Mulubang ang mga butuybutuy ug mukáun siyag pasáyan, She breaks out in rash if she eats shrimps.


lubang

Cebuano

v. transplant seedlings. Kamiy mulubang sa mga lubi, We will transplant the coconut seedlings; n. seedling.


lúbas

Cebuano

n. 1. heartwood of timber; 2. maturity, enough years to become seasoned (literary); v. have well-developed heartwood. -an a. 1. having well-developed heartwood; 2. seasoned, experienced. Lubásan nga magbabalaud, Seasoned lawmaker.


lubat

Cebuano

n. illness caused by a frightening experience, esp. contact with the dead. The cure is palínà. (see *línà) Kanang íyang gibátì lubat nà niadtung kalit nga pagdawugdug, Her sickness is due to the intense fright she suffered from hearing the thunder; v. for an illness to develop or for something that one has to get worse because of intense fright. Mulubat ang kabahung basta iadtug mintiryu, Sores get worse if you go to a cemetery when you have them. Gilubatan ang bátà kay gidúul sa minatay, The child got ill from fright because he was made to go near the corpse. pa- v. startle someone by something sudden—a shout or a sudden spring from a concealed position. Palubatan nákù si Náti inigsúd sa kwartu, I’ll frighten Natie when she enters the room.


lubaung

Cebuano

see libaung.


lubay-lubay

Cebuano

waver


lubay, lúbay

Cebuano

a. pliant, easily bent. Lúbay ang kawáyan, Bamboo bends; v. become supple. Mulúbay (malúbay) ímung láwas ug mukúhà kag bali, Your body becomes supple if you take ballet lessons. (→) n. tender string beans. lubaylúbay v. move or do something slowly with a wiggly body. Maglubaylúbay (magpalubaylúbay) giyud nà siyang maglakaw, mu rag báyut, He walks slowly wiggling his body like a fairy; n. kind of wrasse.


lubi

Cebuano

coconut


lubi

Cebuano

coconut tree


lubi

Cebuano

n. coconut: Cocos nucifera. mugbù pa ang — long ago. — nga lupísan n. variety with green husks. — nga ugis n. variety with whitish nuts, used in making coconut oil for medicinal purposes; v. mix milk extracted from coconut meat with something Nindut ang sabaw sa kinhasun ug lubihan, A chowder of seashells tastes good if coconut milk is added to it. lubilúbi v. weed or clean the area around each coconut plant. Ug dì nátù matibuuk paglimpiyu, lubilubíhun lang, If we can’t clean the whole area, just clean under each tree; n. 1. name given to various plants commonly found in coconut groves; 1a. kind of shrub with no branches and reddish leaves growing at the tops; 1b. kind of ground orchids, e.g. the ornamental orchid: Spathoglottis plicata; 2. name given to kind of palm. palubilúbi v. play hard to get (from the notion that coconut meat is hard to extract from its shell). Nagpalubilúbi siya ábig ákung lugítun, She is playing hard to get. She thinks I’m going to try to extract her from the shell. kalubihan, kalubian, kalubinhan n. coconut grove. taga- n. a system of trading in which the merchandise, esp. home-made food preparations as cakes, etc., are bartered for mature coconuts; v. barter goods for coconuts. Itagalubi ni nákung bibingka, I’ll barter these rice cakes for coconuts.


lubi

Cebuano

nut


lubid

Cebuano

n. leash


lubid

Cebuano

n. string


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