List of Cebuano words starting with the letter L - Page 38

lamúyà

Cebuano

v. get excessively fat. Naglamúyà siya sa katambuk, He is bulging with excessive fat. Nagkalamuyà ang tiyan sa palaínum, The drunkard is getting a beer belly.



lamwas

Cebuano

v. 1. for water to come in or spread over something Hápit malúnud ang sakayan nga nalamwásan sa túbig, The boat nearly sank because water came in it. Gilamwásan ang tugkaran sa túbig gíkan sa kanal, The water from the drainage ditch flooded our yard; 1a. for water to run out over a container. Milamwas ang túbig sa planggána, Water ran out over the basin; 2. extend beyond a certain limit. Mulamwas ang ákung tiil sa katri kay mubù ra, My feet spill over the end of the bed because it is too short. Lamwása (ilamwas) sa túhud ang sidsid sa ákung sinínà, Extend the hem line of my dress beyond the knees.


lamyat

Cebuano

a. sluggish, doing things slowly and lazily; v. be sluggish in doing things. Nagkalamyat ang mid nga nagkadugay sa báy, The longer the maid stays in the house the slower she works.


lan-grábir

Cebuano

n. landgrabber; v. be, become a landgrabber.


lan-u

Cebuano

see lang-u.


lan-ug

Cebuano

see lang-ug.


lan-us

Cebuano

a. have the bad smell of eating or drinking utensils which have been used but not well cleaned; v. 1. for utensils to develop a bad smell from not having been properly cleaned; 2. let coconut milk curdle to use the curds for medicine. Maglan-us kug tunù nga himúung lanta, I’ll ferment coconut milk to make into a medicinal plaster. -in- n. sediment from fermented coconut milk.


lana

Cebuano

coconut


lana

Cebuano

coconut oil


lana

Cebuano

fat


lána

Cebuano

n. 1. oil obtained from plants; 2. a concoction of oil and herbs having special curative properties or power to ward off evil of supernatural origin. — nga pangulang oil to counteract supernaturally caused skin ailments; 3. may, walay — have (not have) sexual potency in old age. Mamána ka ánang tigúlang bálu? Wà na nay lána, Are you going to marry that old widower? I doubt if he can do it any more; v. 1. make oil. Dílì ku mulána ánang lubi kay kápuy ug kagud, I will not make oil because it is tiresome grating those coconuts; 2. put oil in a lamp; 3. — ug pútut v. do the impossible (lit. extract oil from a very young coconut). Maáyu pay maglána ug pútut kay sa mulansar nga way kwarta, It would be easier to squeeze oil out of a young coconut than to win an election without money. (→) v. 1. apply oil on. Lanahi ang halígi arun dílì anáyun, Put oil on the post so the termites can’t get at it. 2. be, become oily, exude oily secretion. Naglana ang íyang pánit, Her skin is exuding oil; 3. coax someone by flattery. Lanahi siya dì ba húmuk musugut sa ímung hangyù, Give her some sweet talk. See if she doesn’t give you what you ask for. lanáhan, lanhan n. folk doctor who practices healing with the use of special oils. lanahan n. container for oil. lanahun, lanáhun a. full of oil.


lana

Cebuano

n. oil


lana

Cebuano

n. wool


lána

Cebuano

see dilána.


lánag

Cebuano

n. mild, not fatal poisoning. Ang lánag ságad dílì makamatay, makapabúyud lang, Mild poisoning usually doesn’t kill. It just makes one dizzy; v. 1. have, be affected by poisoning. Nalánag ku sa amúting káhuy nga wà maáyung pagkalung-ag, I got food poisoning from the cassava that wasn’t prepared properly; 2. be sickened, nauseated. Nalánag ku sa báhù sa karni didtus ihawan, I was sickened by the smell of meat at the abattoir; 3. be bored to tears. Nalánag ku ánang ímung isturya nga gibalikbálik, I am bored to tears by your story that you keep telling again and again. (→) n. something to smoke (derogatory); v. smoke. Naglanag ka na sab nga gidid-an ka man sa duktur? You’re smoking again when the doctor told you not to.


lanahan

Cebuano

grease


lanahon

Cebuano

adj. oily


lanahon

Cebuano

greasy


lanang

Cebuano

n. watery, slushy ground; v. 1. become watery and slushy. Milanang (nalanang) ang sílung sa ulan, The yard became watery and muddy in the rain. (←) v. for liquid to spread out on an area. Milánang ang ímung íhì sa salug, Your urine flowed over the floor. -an n. slushy, muddy place. lananglanang v. be greasy, oily. Mulananglanang ang ímung nawung ug dí ka mamulbus, Your face will get oily if you don’t powder it. Maglananglanang ang sud-an nga labihan kamantikáun, A dish that has too much fat is greasy.


lánap

Cebuano

v. overflow or flood an area. Ang karsáda nga gilanápan sa dágat napunù sa mga gapnud, The road that the sea had flooded is full of driftwood. Sa pagkusug sa ulan, gilanápan ang ámung sílung sa túbig, Because of the heavy rain, our basement was flooded with water.


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