List of Cebuano words starting with the letter L - Page 56

v. roam idly, aimlessly about instead of doing something Gilaruylarúyan níya ang íyang pagtuun maung nahagbung, He wandered about instead of studying, so he failed.



laryang

Cebuano

n. meaningless word used in singing a song without words.


las

Cebuano

for the last time. Hatági pa ku bi, las na lang, Please let me have one more. This is the last one, for sure.


las-ag

Cebuano

n. puddle, esp. a dirty one.


las-ay

Cebuano

a. lacking flavor. Las-ay ang sabaw, kúwag útan, The soup is tasteless because it lacks vegetables; v. get to be tasteless. Ang manggang ahat pagkahinug las-ayg lamì, Mangoes which are not tree-ripened have an insipid taste.


las-ay

Cebuano

insipid


las-u

Cebuano

v. 1. heat something by pouring boiling water on it. Wà pa ku makalas-u sa gikan-an sa pasyinti, I haven’t poured boiling water over the patient’s eating utensils; 2. get burnt with something very hot. Nalas-u (nalas-úhan) ang ákung kamut sa bágang ákung nahikapan, I burnt my hand with the coals that I touched.


las-ung

Cebuano

v. catch with a noose. Maglas-ung tag tamsi pinaági íning láang, Let’s catch a small bird with this noose. Las-únga nang kabáyung idlas, Catch that wild horse with a lasso; n. lasso or noose that tightens when you pull it.


las-ut

Cebuano

a. 1. bad, ugly. Las-ut kaáyug batásan nang bayhána, That woman has a very bad character. Las-ut ug dagway, Ugly in face; 2. shoddy, badly done, poor in quality. Las-ut kaáyung pagkabúhat ning trabahúa, This piece of work is very badly done. Las-ut nga klási sa panaptun, A lousy kind of cloth; v. get to be bad, ugly, poor in quality, do something badly. Ang kadaghan sa adurnu mauy nakalas-ut (nakapalas-ut) sa íyang sinínà, Her dress was spoiled by the excessive decorations. Ayaw las-úta ning ímung ági, Don’t make your penmanship poor.


las-ut

Cebuano

see lap-ut.


lása

Cebuano

a. oil floating on top of liquids. Lása kaáyu ang sabaw sa linat-ang manuk, The chicken soup is oily because the chicken is fat; v. for oil to appear on liquids. Naglasa ang dágat tungud sa gasulína, The sea is covered with a film of oil from the gasoline leak.


lasa

Cebuano

grease


lása

Cebuano

n. taste. Tayam ang lása sa ílang túbig imnunun, Their drinking water has a salty taste; v. be tasty. Dì mulása ang útan ug daghan ang sabaw, Vegetable stew does not taste good if there’s too much water; n. spices. (→) v. add or use spices. Mulasa kug tanglad sa linat-ang manuk, I use lemon grass to spice chicken stew.


lasak

Cebuano

n. money contained in something (slang). Pilay lasak sa pitákang inyung gilunggub? How much was in the bag you snatched?


lasak-lasak

Cebuano

adj. swampy


lasang

Cebuano

n. 1. forest, jungle; 2. the trees on such land; v. be, become a forest. Malasang (mulasang) ning yutáa ug dì nímu trabahúun, This land will become a forest if you don’t cultivate it. ka-an n. forests. -nun a. from the forest. Lasangnun nga mga mananap, Jungle animals. (←) v. clear the forest. Nangahánaw ang mga Suban-un sa dihang gilásang (gilasángan) na ang ílang lugar, The Subanos disappeared when their land was deforested.


lásaw

Cebuano

v. for liquids to flow or spread all over. Mulásaw ang ámung sílung ug mag-ulan, Water flows under our house when it rains. Mu rag túbig ang álak nga naglásaw sa kumbira, Wine flowed like water at the party. (→) a. diluted, watery. Lasaw ang miskla sa simintu, The cement is watery; v. dilute something, make a mixture thin. Ayaw lasawa ang kapi, Don’t make the coffee so weak. — ug dugù a. cowardly. Ang lasaw ug dugù níyang manghud wà muambak, His brother was too chicken to jump.


lasawon

Cebuano

adj. dilute


lasbi

Cebuano

— ug rather than that (so-and-so) happen (something else is better). Maáyu pa ug bayran nímu ang buhis, lasbi ug mamurúsu ang yútà! Pay your taxes. It’s better than to have your land foreclosed. Dawáta na lang ning diyis, lasbig wâ, Just accept this dime. It’s better than nothing. Gihátag na lang nákù, lasbig kawátun, I just gave it to him. Better than having him steal it.


lasgas

Cebuano

a. 1. for a smooth surface to be rough with tiny scratches, such that it would make a grating sound if something were rubbed over it. 2. for corn to be mature (for the husks to become dry and rough); v. 1. for a smooth surface to get roughened, cause it to do so. Nalasgas ang imabaw sa lamísa kay gikuriskurisan, The table top got all scratched because someone rubbed something sharp over it. 2. get a kind of scaly formation on the skin, caused by contact with contaminated water. Naglasgas ang ákung pánit kay nagtrabáhu mi sa kanal, My skin is infected with scales because we have been working in the ditch; 3. for corn to mature (from the notion that the husks get rough and wrinkled when the fruit is mature).


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