List of Cebuano words starting with the letter L - Page 66

láwung

Cebuano

n. lionfish, a brightly colored fish of coral reefs with very poisonous dorsal fins: Pterois spp.



lawus

Cebuano

a. 1. withered. Ngánung lawus ang utanung ímung gipalit? Why did you buy withered vegetables? 2. withered or wizened from age or sickness. Lawus na si Glurya Rumíru, gúwang na man gud, Gloria Romero is faded now. She is quite old; 3. past one’s prime. Lawus nang pagkabuksingíru si Ilurdi, Elorde is over his peak as a boxer; 4. for feelings to have faded. Lawus na ang ímung pagbátì nákù, Your love for me has faded. (←) v. 1. get withered. Ang búlak muláwus (maláwus) ug initan, Flowers wither if you expose them to heat. Nagkalawus na ang tanum kay wà katubigi, The plants are getting withered because they were not watered; 2. get old and shriveled. Naglawus ka man. May balatían ka? You look shrunken. Are you ill? 3. get beyond one’s prime; 4. for feelings to fade. Kanang prisyúha makaláwus (makapaláwus) giyud sa gána, That price sure throws cold water on my desire. Nagkalawus ang ákung pagláum nga maulì pa siya, My hope for his return is wavering.


láwut

Cebuano

v. for liquids to become thick and gooey. Magkalawut ang linúgaw madúgayng sinukgay, The more porridge is stirred the thicker and more viscous it becomes; a. thick and gooey. Láwut ning utána kay náay tugábang, This vegetable dish is gooey because it contains tugábang.


lay

Cebuano

[deictic, demonstrative pron.] just


lay

Cebuano

[deictic, demonstrative pron.] only


lay-u

Cebuano

n. a body of standing water in low-lying areas formed by overflowing floodwaters or heavy rains. Dúnay daghang isdà sa lay-u, There are lots of fish stranded in the pool.


lay-u

Cebuano

v. for plants to wither from being in the heat after being uprooted or damaged by wind. Malay-u (mulay-u) ang mga tanum sa kusug nga hángin, The plants will wither because of the strong wind. Lay-úhun nang mga sagínga nga nangatumba sa ínit run, The heat will wither those plants that were uprooted.


lay-ug

Cebuano

v. for plants to be badly shaken by a strong wind, such that they are damaged and likely to die in hot weather. Kusug hángin ang milay-ug (mipalay-ug) sa mga tanum, A strong wind caused severe damage to the plants. Ug malay-ug ang mga lubi, madagdag ang mga búnga, If a coconut tree is shaken by the wind, its fruit will fall off.


láyà

Cebuano

a. dried, withered up; v. 1. dry, become dry or withered. Unyà ra daúbi ang sagbut kun muláyà (maláyà) na, Burn the leaves when they become dry. Himalatyun na ning kahúya kay nagkalayà nag mga dáhun, This tree is going to die because its leaves are withering; 2. for the ears of corn to mature; 3. — ang bágà v. for the lungs to be damaged from drinking too much; n. paper money (slang). (→) a. 1. dried up. 2. for ears of corn to be mature; 3. — ug bágà having inflamed lungs from overindulgence in drinking; 4. dáhung — paper money (slang).


laya

Cebuano

adj. dried


laya

Cebuano

adj. withered (up)


láya

Cebuano

n. a kind of shallow water cast net, conical in shape, made of fine sewing thread with a fine mesh. Weights are put on the mouth to spread the net when thrown, and when the net is lifted the weights cause the mouth to contract so that escape is impossible; v. 1. catch fish with a láya; 2. make into a láya. layaláya n. very thin membrane that envelopes the stomach, used as a wrapper for murkun.


layà

Cebuano

n. kind of fresh-water fish which grows 2′ long and 6″ wide, with big, silvery scales, spotted with black.


laya

Cebuano

shrivel


laya

Cebuano

wither


layag

Cebuano

n. sail


láyag

Cebuano

n. sail of a boat; v. put up the sail. Mularga na ang sakayan kay gilayágan na, The boat is ready to sail because they have hoisted the sails. (→) v. 1. for a sailboat to sail; 1a. lantaw ug — sit idly by watching people that are working without lifting a finger to help (as if watching someone sailing). Naglantawg naglayag bisag gikinahanglan kaáyu ang íyang pagtábang, He just sits idly by watching, even though his help is badly needed; 2. for the ears to stick out. Naglayag ang dunggan, His ears stick out. -an(→) kind of volute shell growing to 3″ by 1½″ with no operculum. Edible but bitter. -in-an n. boat with sails. -un a. favorable for sailing. -un ug dátù for a wind to be slow (lit. good only for rich people with plenty of time to sail with). -um-an n. kind of small squid, growing to 8″ with a very reduced internal plate. paN-um-an(→) v. go to catch lumayágan. panlumayaganan place one can fish for lumayágan; 2. boat for fishing for lumayágan.


láyag

Cebuano

n. the missing of one’s menstruation but not because of pregnancy; v. miss one’s period. Ábi kug gilayágan ku, burus giyud diay, I thought I just missed a period, but I was actually pregnant.


láyag

Cebuano

v. join others who have food, drinks, or cigarettes to mooch off of them. Way makaláyag níya kay adtu siya sa tágù magkaun, He ate in seclusion because he didn’t want anyone to mooch off of him.


layangláyang

Cebuano

n. 1. awning or temporary shelter made of four posts and a cloth or thatch covering; 2. principal rafters placed at the thwart edges of a roof which, in a thatched roof, hold the thatch in place; v. put a temporary shelter s.w.


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