List of Cebuano words starting with the letter L - Page 62

lauy

Cebuano

a. lacking sleep. Lauy ku kay nagbilar ku gabíi, I lack sleep because I kept vigil last night; v. lack sleep. (←) v. stay up late at night. Nagláuy siya tungud sa íyang paynals, He is staying up late to study for his finals.



láuy

Cebuano

v. go, see to visit or to see how something is doing. Muláuy (magláuy) ku sa ákung higála sa uspital, I will visit my friend in the hospital. Laúyun (iláuy) nátù ang kamaisan sa walug kun túa na ta sa búkid, While we are in the mountains we will go see how the corn we planted in the valley is doing.


lauya

Cebuano

stew


law-ay

Cebuano

a. offensive to decency, revolting to the taste. Gisinsur ang law-ay nga libru, The obscene book was censored. Law-ay kaáyung tan-áwun ang dakù nga magbinátà, It’s disgusting to see a grown-up act like a child; v. be lewd, obscene. Nagkalaw-ay ang mga sini karun, Movies are all lewd nowadays. Gilaw-ayan ku sa báhù sa patay, The odor of the corpse was revolting to me.


law-ay

Cebuano

adj. vulgar


law-ayan

Cebuano

lecherous


law-uy

Cebuano

a. cooked vegetables without fish, meat, or fat. Law-uy lang ning útan kay way subak, This vegetable dish is cooked just plain because we have nothing to cook with it; v. cook vegetables plain, be plain and tasteless.


láwà

Cebuano

(from walà) not have (slang). Láwà nu siyay takwal, He says he’s out of dough.


láwà

Cebuano

n. a spider. lawàlawà n. spider web, cobweb; v. 1. be filled with cobwebs. Gilawàlawaan na lang ang ímung makinilyang way gáwì, Your typewriter is all covered with cobwebs because it’s never used; 2. for a dying man’s eyes to become dull and blurred (lit. have cobwebs in one’s eyes).


lawa

Cebuano

spider


lawa-lawa

Cebuano

n. spider


lawa-lawaon

Cebuano

adj. webby


lawáan

Cebuano

n. name given to a number of forest trees producing inexpensive timber, widely used in construction: Pentacme and Shorea spp. — nga putì: Pentacme contorta. — pula: Shorea negrosensis.


láwag

Cebuano

n. kind of fishing with lights. Several boats illuminate a wide area and when the fish appear, the boats gradually converge, drawing the fish into a small area from which they can be scooped up with a net.


lawag

Cebuano

spoon


lawak

Cebuano

bedroom


lawak

Cebuano

n. apartment


lawak

Cebuano

n. chamber


lawak

Cebuano

n. compartment


lawak

Cebuano

n. room


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