List of Cebuano words starting with the letter L - Page 77

ligoy

Cebuano

adj. prodigal



ligoy

Cebuano

slacker


ligoy-ligoy

Cebuano

tinapay


ligpit

Cebuano

jam


ligpit

Cebuano

staple


ligpit

Cebuano

v. 1. fasten something temporarily by pressing it down with something that holds it in place. Bungbung amákang giligpítag dus pur dus, Sawali walling that was held in place by two-by-two’s. Ligpíti ug kumpit ang mga hinayhay, Clip the wash with clothespins; 2. press down on something Hiligpitan ang ákung tudlù sa sira, My finger was caught in the door shutter. Bug-at nga batu ang iligpit sa binanggud balanghuy, Use a heavy stone to press out the juice of the grated cassava; 3. put pressure on someone Gitug-an níya kay giligpítan siya sa pulis, He revealed the truth because the police pressured him; n. 1. clip to fasten something; 2. something used to press something in place.


ligsì

Cebuano

v. for bamboo to crack along the grain under pressure. Ayaw ug ibundak ang sag-ub kay muligsì (maligsì), Set the bamboo tube water container down gently so it doesn’t crack.


ligsik

Cebuano

(from lisik) v. 1. expel something solid from within with a sudden force. Muligsik ang lísu sa nangkà ug hugtun paggúnit, The seed of the jackfruit will jump out if you grab the meat; 2. be wide-eyed with fear, amazement, surprise, etc. Miligsik ang mga mata sa táwu sa kahibúlung, The man’s eyes became wide with amazement.


ligtak

Cebuano

v. for the skull to crack. Miligtak ang íyang úlu pagkabunsù sa simintu, He cracked his skull when he fell, striking his head on the cement. Ligtákun ku nang úlu mu, I’ll crack your skull wide open.


ligtì

Cebuano

v. 1. for brittle things to crack due to sudden change of temperature. Ang básu muligtì ug butangan ug pinabúkal nga túbig, The tumbler will crack if you put boiling water in it. Miligtì ang sundang kay dì maáyung pagkasubu, The sword cracked because it was not well tempered; 2. crack something Ligtíun ku nang bagulbágul mu, I’ll crack your skull.


ligtik

Cebuano

v. for something to crack under pressure or sudden change of temperature. Muligtik nang ímung tiyan ug magpalábi kag káun, Your stomach will burst if you eat too much. Muligtik (maligtik) ang sag-ub ug ímung ipusdak, The bamboo water container will crack if you slam it down hard on the ground.


ligtiw

Cebuano

v. fly off to a distance. Naligtiwan ku sa aligatu sa nag-ismiril, The sparks flew off from the sharpening stone and hit me.


lígù

Cebuano

(from dígù) v. 1. bathe someone Ang inahan naglígù sa bátà, The mother is bathing the baby. Ligúa ang irù. Bathe the dog; 2. take a bath, go swimming. Malígù (mukalígù) ta sa Talísay, We’ll go swimming at Talisay Beach. Dì ta makaligù kay way túbig, We cannot take a bath because there is no water; 2a. (in proverbs) do something to a certain extent. Puslan mang malígù, manlúgud na lang giyud, Since we took it on, we might as well go through with it. (We’re bathing so we might as well rub the dirt off.) Puslan mang mahumud, malígù na lang, Since you took it on, you might as well go the whole hog. (Lit. You got wet, so you might as well bathe.) walay (→) a. not having had a bath. Húgaw batáa. Way ligù, What a dirty child. He didn’t take a bath. ka- v. 1. take a bath. Ayawg kaligúi ang banyu kay naistak-ap, Do not take a bath in the bathroom because it is plugged up. Ínit túbig ang ikalígù, Bathe with hot water; 1a. take a bath after being bedridden, and therefore be cured. Makabalik ka na sa trabáhu kay nakaligù (nakakaligù) na ka, You may go back to work because you are all better now; 2. be wet all over, as in taking a bath. Nakaligù (nakakaligù) ang nangharánag íhì, The serenaders were bathed with urine; n. action of taking a bath, going swimming. ka-an(→), ka-anan n. place one bathes or goes swimming.


ligung

Cebuano

see binga.


ligutgut

Cebuano

see aligutgut.


liguy

Cebuano

a. trying to get out of work. Ang maistrang liguy muatúbang ug klási nga way lísun plan, The lazy teacher comes to class with no lesson plan; v. 1. get out of work by being absent or simply not tending to it. Ug dúnay mga bug-at nga buluhatun, muliguy siya, When there are unpleasant things to do, he bugs out; 2. play hooky. Muliguy ku sa klási kay mutan-aw kug sini, I will skip class to go to the movies. liguylíguy v. 1. loaf on the job. Mauwaw kung muliguylíguy sa ákung trabáhu ug náa ang ákung ámu, I am ashamed to loaf on the job when my boss is around; 2. be absent from school every once in a while. ka- n. being a bug-out.


ligwa

Cebuano

n. measurement of distance: a league.


ligwan

Cebuano

n. kind of small wild honeybee, having black and light orange stripes, nesting inside trees or walls.


ligwat

Cebuano

jimmy


ligwat

Cebuano

lever


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