List of Cebuano words starting with the letter L - Page 116

luhod

Cebuano

kneel



lúhu

Cebuano

a. with refinement and elegance in appearance. Mutambung sigúru siyag parti kay lúhu kaáyug pamisti, He must be going to a party because he is elegantly dressed. Lúhung pagkabúhat nga tukadur, A finely built dresser; v. be elegant, luxurious in appearance.


luhud

Cebuano

v. 1. kneel. Nagluhud siya atubángan sa birhin, She is kneeling before the Virgin Mary; 2. worship. Tahúra ang mga santus; ayawg ludhi, Venerate the saints; don’t worship them; 3. surrender. Miluhud ang Hapun human bumbáhi sa atúmik bam, Japan surrendered after the atomic bomb was dropped; 4. sponsor a wedding. Daghan nang kasal ang ákung naludhan, I have been a sponsor at many weddings. pa- v. 1. be made to kneel; 2. be thrown to one’s knees. Napaluhud siya pagkaigù sa ákung krús, He fell on his knees after being hit with my cross. linudhan n. person sponsored in a wedding. ludhanan, luhuránan n. rail one kneels on. tali- n. about to kneel. tik- see tikluhud.


luhudluhud

Cebuano

n. a prostrate, spreading herb found in wasteland and open spaces, bearing small blue flowers in an axilliary, peduncled, leaflike spathe: Commelina diffusa.


luib

Cebuano

betray


luib

Cebuano

n. small bits of cooked rice or other burnt or partially burnt food that stick to the corners and creases of leaves which line the bottom of a cooking vessel.


lúib

Cebuano

v. betray, be unfaithful to someone Way mapyúsu nga makaluib sa mapya, No Mafioso can betray the Mafia. Giluíban siya sa íyang asáwa, His wife was unfaithful to him. ma-un a. unfaithful, tending to betray; n. see maluíbun.


luiban

Cebuano

v. double-cross


luing

Cebuano

a. having weak knees such that one can’t stand; v. be, become weak-kneed. Pulyu ang nakaluing (nakapaluing) nang batáa, Polio has caused that child to have weak knees.


lukà

Cebuano

n. short piece of bamboo tube, usually used as repository of documents, jewelry, or anything important; v. store something in a lukà for safekeeping.


lúka

Cebuano

see lúku (female).


lúka

Cebuano

v. 1. uproot, pull something out by the roots. Átung lukáhun ang mga tanum nga way hinungdan, We’ll uproot the useless plants; 2. for two sisters to be married to two brothers. Ang íyang duha ka anak dalága nalúka pagkaminyù sa magsúun, His two daughters were married to the two brothers; 3. dislodge from power, put one’s reign to an end. Way makalúka ni Duránu sa únang puruk, No one can dislodge Durano from his hold on the first district; n. a case of marriage where brothers marry sisters. lukahay v. for brothers to marry sisters.


lúkab

Cebuano

v. 1. pry open. Hiraminta nga ilúkab sa salug, Tools to use in prying the floor up. 2. open a door or window shutter. Nalúkab ang pultahan tungud sa kusug hángin, The door came open in the strong wind. Íyang gilukában (gilúkab) ang íyang tindáhan ug sayu, She opened her store early; 2a. burglarize. Gilúkab (gilukában) ang ílang upisína ug nawad-an silag tayipraytir, Their office was broken into and they lost a typewriter; n. opening. Dakug lúkab ning tarúha, This kerosene can has a wide opening.


lúkad

Cebuano

v. uproot, dig out from the ground. Dalì malúkad (mulúkad) nang haligía kay dì lawum ang pagkalubung, That post will get uprooted because it’s not planted deep into the ground. Naglúkad silag mga sáhà sa ságing, They uprooted some banana shoots.


lukal

Cebuano

n. local. Iliksiyun nga lukal, Local elections. (←) — mid n. locally made product.


lukalúka

Cebuano

n. the groin of animals, the area connecting the upper thigh and the body of the animal; a. detachable. Lukalúka ang mga tiil sa lamísa, The legs of the table are detachable.


lúkap

Cebuano

n. nightmare in which a person is unable to move or make a sound. Failure to wake up is said to lead to death; v. cause, have such a nightmare. Kanang hilabihang kabusug únà matúlug mauy makalúkap, Overeating before sleeping causes deathly nightmares.


lukápa

Cebuano

v. 1. stumble, be knocked down and hit the ground hard. Milukápa (nalukápa) ang baksir, The boxer hit the deck hard; 2. fail in an exam or course. Milukápa siya sa bár, He flunked in the bar exam; 3. fall from power, be ruined. Nalukápa ang gahum sa ílang punduk sa pagkamatay sa ílang lídir, After the death of their leader, their party lost its power.


lukas

Cebuano

v. for laundry to become clean and white or for skin to become lighter in complexion. Malukasan ang ímung pamánit ug dì ka magpainit, Your skin will become lighter if you stay out of the sun.


lukat

Cebuano

ransom


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