List of Cebuano words starting with the letter L - Page 11

labung, lábung

Cebuano

a. 1. abundant and long of growth. Labung (lábung) ang buhuk sa ákung anak, My child has thick, lush hair. Lábung ang kúgun, The saw grass is growing tall and thick; 2. exaggerating for the sake of bragging. Labung ug sinultihan, Boastful in his speech. v. 1. growing abundantly. Milabung ang mga sagbut pag-ulan, The weeds and grasses became thick and lush when it rained; 2. become boastful. Gilábung níya ang íyang sinultihan arun pagpatúu nga dakù siyang asyindíru, He spoke in a bragging way to make people believe he was a big plantation owner.



labur

Cebuano

n. embroidery; v. embroider. Mga madring Bilgas ang naglabur sa mga bílung pinya, The Belgian sisters embroidered the pineapple fiber veils. Ákung gilaburan ang tanang panyù nga ákung gipangrigálu, I embroidered all the handkerchiefs I gave out as gifts.


laburaturyu

Cebuano

n. laboratory.


lábut

Cebuano

n. 1. concern, connection, part of. Wà kay lábut sa ámung gipanagsultíhan, What we are talking about is no concern of yours. Wà kuy lábut sa nahitabù, I have nothing to do with what happened; 2. including. Lábut ba ning baskit sa prisyu sa prútas? Is the basket included in the price of the fruits? Lábut ka sa íyang kasukù, You’re included in his anger; 3. — pa besides that. Tagáan siyag primyu. Lábut pa maasáwa níya ang prinsísa, He will be given a reward, and besides he can marry the princess; v. 1. concern oneself with something, be included in the responsibility for something Dì lang ku mulábut (manlábut) ánà kay mu ra mag siyay sad-an, I won’t mix into that affair because he’s apparently guilty. Ayawg ilábut ang inahan nákù sa áway, Don’t drag my mother into the quarrel. (→) v. see hilabut. hi-(→) v. 1. touch, meddle with something or someone, cause trouble or bother. Ang muhilabut niíning ákung butang mapawù gayud, Whoever touches my things will get a whipping. Hilabtan gánì nang ákung manghud, If you dare meddle with my little sister,... 2. steal. Hipúsa ang ímung aláhas, hilabtan unyà, Put your jewels in a safe place. They might be stolen; 3. have sexual intercourse (euphemism). Wà siya muhilabut (manghilabut) sa íyang asáwa kay nagdaut pa man kini, He did not have sexual intercourse with his wife because she was still sick; 4. harm. Dílì na makahilabut nátù ang úngù kay dúna man tay panagang, That vampire can’t harm us because we have a charm. hilabtánun a. 1. meddlesome, given to stealing; 2. tending to molest women. Sus, pagbantay giyud mu ánang lakíha, hilabtánun ra ba nag babáyi, My! Better be careful. That man is known to be dangerous to women. labutlabut v. 1. become meddlesome. Ayawg labutlabut sa ámung áway, Don’t meddle in our quarrel; 2. include something which shouldn’t be included. Ayawg ilabutlabut sa átung lális ang way lábut, Don’t include irrelevant matters in our argument. pangi-, panggi-, pangin-, panghi v. meddle in with something, make something one’s business. Ngánung manggilábut ku sa inyung prublíma? Why should I mix in with your problems? Ngánung panggilabútan pa níya ang ákung kaminyúun? Why is he meddling into my wedding plans? ig-, dílì ig- not related. Makapangasáwa ka níya, kay dílì mu siya iglábut, You can marry her because she is unrelated to you. ka-an n. involvement, responsibility. Ang taksi draybir may kalabútan sa káwat, The taxi driver had something to do with the robbery.


labut

Cebuano

n. see lubut (dialectal).


labúyù

Cebuano

n. 1. adolescent rooster; 2. wild chicken, male or female, characterized by its smallness as compared with the domestic ones. -un a. having the characteristics of a wild chicken.


labyug

Cebuano

v. 1. swing vigorously with a sweeping arc. Grabíha sad nímung nakalabyug sa dúyan, My, how vigorously you swing the hammock. Milabyug ang bágun nga gikumbitáyan ni Tarsan, The vine that Tarzan rode swung with sweeping arc. Ilabyug ang písì úsà ilábay, Swing the rope vigorously before you throw it. 2. wear a loose style of trousers; n. 1. swinging motion with a sweeping arc; 2. style of loose-fitting trousers. paN- v. go fishing with a line. Ang katambak panlabyúgun, Porgies are caught by casting a line. pina- n. see labyug, n2.


lad-an

Cebuano

see lála.


lad-ang

Cebuano

a. 1. water having a slightly salty taste. Lad-ang ang túbig sa atábay nga duul sa dágat, Water from a well near the sea tends to taste a bit salty; 1a. for drinking water or soup to have a flat taste; 2. responding with no enthusiasm, coldly. Lad-ang ang íyang tinagdan kanákù, She gave me a cool reception; v. 1. get, be flat or salty tasting. Mulad-ang (malad-ang) ang túbig human pabukála, Water tastes flat after it is boiled; 2. be cool in one’s dealings with someone


lad-ang

Cebuano

insipid


lad-uk

Cebuano

v. 1. gulp down a liquid. Mulad-uk lang siyag kapi dáyung adtus trabáhu, He gulps down a cup of coffee before leaving for work; 2. see lab-uk; n. 1. action of swallowing liquids; 2. quantity of liquid in a swallow. Tulu ka lad-uk sa túbig ígung ipugung sa uhaw, Three swallows of water, enough to stave off thirst.


ladíla

Cebuano

n. trowel for plastering or smoothing out cement; v. use a trowel on something.


ladlad

Cebuano

n. display


ladlad

Cebuano

v. 1. spread soaped white clothes under the sun to bleach them. Nagladlad siya sa íyang mga sinabunan sa kasagbutan, She spread the soaped clothes on the grass. Ang mga dikulur ayaw iladlad, Don’t spread the colored things out to bleach; 2. spread for display. Iladlad ang mga baligyà sa asíras, Spread the goods to display them on the sidewalk. Dílì ángay iladlad ang láwas sa publiku, It is not proper to display your body to the public; 2a. show, present, tell. Miladlad siya sa ákung angsu nga kagahápun, She spread the smelly details of my past out for the public to enjoy; 3. set a fishline or net. Dì ta muladlad sa pukut sa duha ka dupa kay mabaw ra, We will not set the net at two fathoms because it’s a bit too shallow; n. goods laid out on the sidewalk for display. Kining guntínga didtu níya mapalit sa ladlad, She bought this pair of scissors from a sidewalk vendor. -in- n. soaped clothes spread for bleaching.


láds

Cebuano

v. lodge, rent a room or sleeping space; n. loge in a movie house. ladyir n. lodger.


ladyir

Cebuano

see láds.


lag-ab

Cebuano

a. having spaces in between. Lag-ab ang pagkasalug sa balay, The flooring was put in with spaces between the floor boards; v. 1. get spaces between. Naglag-ab ang kamaisan kay daghan ang wà muturuk, The corn plants came up far apart because so many failed to germinate. Nalag-aban ang ámung baul sa karsáda, The road divided our field; 2. destroy a large portion of something, remove a large chunk out of. Ang bagyung Naring milag-ab sa ámung kalubihan, Typhoon Naring destroyed a large number of our coconut plants. Gilag-ában ug dakù ang kík, A big part was taken off the cake; n. amount taken off.


lag-ab

Cebuano

v. belch, burp. Milag-ab siya sa kabusug, He burped because he was full. Dílì makatulug ang bátà ug dílì makalag-ab, The child can’t go to sleep unless he burps.


lag-ab

Cebuano

v. drink in large gulps, drink greedily. Adtu na pud sa tubaan. Paglag-ab na pud didtu, Go on to the drinking stand. Swig your toddy. Ug lag-ábun nímu ang sabaw, dì na hisalinan ang uban, If you gulp all of the soup down, there won’t be any left for the others; n. gulp. Sa usa ka lag-ab nahurut níya ang usa ka básu, He drank up the glassful in one gulp.


lag-i

Cebuano

n. thin piece of bamboo or rattan used for flooring, fencing, or tying; v. split bamboo or rattan.


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