List of Cebuano words starting with the letter L - Page 68

laylay

Cebuano

a. 1. tired, drooping from fatigue; 2. for plants to be limp or drooping. Pangúhag laylay nga mais, itambug sa kabáyù, Get the drooping corn leaves to feed the horses; 2a. for leaves to be colored red or yellow; 2b. people at the bottom strata of society; v. 1. be tired. Milaylay (nalaylay) ang ákung abága ug pinas-an sa baskit, My shoulders got tired from carrying the basket. Wà mu layláyig tinindug, Aren’t you all exhausted from standing? 2. droop, cause something to do so. Naglaylay ang abaga, His shoulders are drooping. Layláya (ilaylay) ang sanga arun makab-ut ang búnga, Bend the branch so you can reach the fruit; 2a. gather bent or discolored leaves. ka- tiredness, feeling of being weak from fatigue; n. yellowed leaves on trees that are about to drop.



laylay

Cebuano

lullaby


laylay

Cebuano

v. sing with no words other than meaningless syllables. Naglaylay ang inahan nga nagpakatúlug sa bátà, The mother is singing the baby to sleep; n. song hummed or sung with syllables la, la.


laylay kanta

Cebuano

n. chant


laylayon

Cebuano

v. hum


laylu

Cebuano

v. not do something one would normally do, esp. combat, because of some danger. Manglaylu tag panágat kay nagdáut ang panahun, We won’t go out fishing because the weather is bad. Manglaylu lang ku, kay náa ang amahan, I won’t visit her for the while because her father is home. Wà na gániy bála, laylúhun (ilaylu) dáyun sa mga girilya ang ílang kalihúkan, When the guerrillas run out of bullets, they lie low for awhile.


layning

Cebuano

n. lining or cloth used for lining; v. put a lining in something.


layo

Cebuano

adj. remote


layo

Cebuano

distant


layo

Cebuano

far


layo

Cebuano

long


layo kaayo

Cebuano

very far


layog

Cebuano

wrestle


laysul

Cebuano

n. lysol.


Layti

Cebuano

n. Leyte.


laytir

Cebuano

n. cigarette lighter; v. light with a lighter.


layù

Cebuano

a. 1. far, distant. Layù kaáyu ang Urúpa, Europe is far away. Paryinti mi piru layù na, We are relatives but rather distant; 1a. far from being correct. Layù ra kaáyu ang ímung tubag sa dyakpat kwistiyun, Your answer to the jackpot question was far off the mark; 1b. — ra sa tinái for mishaps not to be serious (far from the intestines). Gamay ning samára layù ra sa tinái, It’s a superficial wound. It’s not serious; 1c. — ra sa tinái sa manuk for answers and guesses to be wide off the mark. Ang ímung tubag sayup ug layù ra sa tinái sa manuk, Your answer is wrong and is way off the mark; 2. comparatively far behind in some good trait. Layù ra si Magsaysay ni Salungga sa abilidad, Magsaysay can’t hold a candle to Salonga; v. be far. Ug mulayù ang tugdúnan sa búla, ipakúhà lang, If the ball lands far away have someone go get it. Ug makigláyù ka nákù, mingawun ku nímu, If you want us to be far from each other, I’ll miss you. Layúun ta mu kay palaaway mu, I’ll keep you two far apart because you are quarrelsome. Layui pa kay duul ra nà, Move it farther away because it’s too close. dílì ig-(←) not distantly related by blood. Dílì ta igláyù magtagsa ang átung inahan, We are not distantly related because your mother is my mother’s first cousin. hi-/ha- v. get to be far away. pa- v. go far away, stay away from a place, hold something at a distance. Ngánung magpalayù ka man kanámù? What makes you want to keep your distance from us? Gipalay-an ni pagsiyát arun makúhà ang byú, This picture was shot from a distance to get the view. pahi- v. go far away. Tungud sa ákung kahiubus, magpahilayù ku, I’m going away because I was terribly hurt. linay-ánay, linay-anay v. be far from one another. -g- see layù (plural). ha- see layù, a 1. gilay-un, kalay-un n. distance. Usa ka kilumitru ang gilay-un, The distance is one kilometer. kinalay-an a. farthest.


layu

Cebuano

far


layu

Cebuano

v. broil unhusked young corn over flames, cooking it half-way. Layuhun (ilayu) nátù ang linghud arun dalì rang malútù, Let’s just pass the young corn unhusked through the flames so it won’t take long to cook it.


láyug

Cebuano

a. tall and quite straight. Láyug kaáyu nang lubíha, That coconut tree is very tall; v. 1. become tall. Muláyug (maláyug) nang kahúya ug dì pul-úngan, That tree will grow tall if you don’t prune it. 2. fly (usually said of fowls that keep to the ground). Miláyug ang manuk nga gigúkud sa irù, The chicken flew up when the dog chased it. Taas ug gilayúgan ang manuk, The rooster flew high up; n. flight of birds or fowl. Gisunud kug tan-aw ang láyug sa mga langgam, I followed the flight of the birds with my eyes.


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