List of Cebuano words starting with the letter L - Page 83

lílas

Cebuano

n. 1. long strip, usually of young buri palm leaves, used in weaving mats or bags; 2. film on which movies are recorded; 2a. the motion picture industry or art form. Sa kalibútan sa lílas, In the world of film; 2b. movie. Lílas nga aksiyun, An action film; v. 1. make something into strips for weaving; 2. make a movie out of a story. -an n. device for cutting something into strips.



lilas

Cebuano

n. film


lilas

Cebuano

n. moving picture


lili

Cebuano

peek


lili

Cebuano

peep


lìlì

Cebuano

v. 1. peep at something while hidden. Ug malígù ka dihà, lìlíun kang Piduy, If you bathe there, Pidoy will peep at you; 2. take a look to see how things are. Lìlía ang kan-un ug nahubsan na ba, Take a look at the rice to see if the water has evaporated. -un(→) n. small variety of eggplant, so called because one has to look under the leaves to see it.


lilígan

Cebuano

n. in a bamboo house, thin bamboo slats to which flooring slats (salug) or walling slats which hold the walling material (lugpit) are tied and which serve to hold them in place.


lilinglíling

Cebuano

v. circle around looking for something Mulilinglíling ang ayruplánu úsà mamumba, An airplane circles over a target first before it begins dropping bombs. Lilinglilínga ang ákung singsing nga nahúlug sa sílung, Look around for my ring that fell under the house.


lílit

Cebuano

v. for something to bulge out through an opening. Mililit ang tinái sa samad, His guts were sticking out through the wound. Naglilit ang íyang tiyan sa guut nga karsunsilyu, His stomach is bulging through his tight shorts.


lilítik

Cebuano

see handilítik.


lilo

Cebuano

eddy


lilok

Cebuano

carve


lilok

Cebuano

engrave


lilong

Cebuano

camouflage


lilong

Cebuano

hide


lílù

Cebuano

n. whirlpool; v. 1. form a whirlpool. Mulílù ang túbig ug ang duha ka sulug magbanggà, A whirlpool forms if two currents meet; 2. be agitated as if swirled in a whirlpool. Naglílù ang ákung pagbátì tungud sa kalíbug, My feelings are all awhirl with confusion; 3. for a dimple to form a whirlpool-like depression. Mulílù ang íyang kandíis ug mupahíyum siya, Her dimples form whirlpool-like depressions when she smiles. -an n. place where there is a whirlpool.


líluk

Cebuano

v. carve. Maáyung mulíluk ug istatúwa ang manlilíluk, A sculptor carves statues well. Maanindut nga dibúhu ang íyang gilíluk, He carved a beautiful design in the wood. paN- n. occupation of carving.


lílung

Cebuano

a. making dizzy. Lílung sakyan ang tyubíbu, It makes you dizzy to ride a merry-go-round; n. dizziness. Ang táwung makaagwanta sa lílung puyding maastrunut, A man who can stand dizziness can qualify as an astronaut; v. be, become dizzy. paN-(→) n. dizzy spell, occasional feeling of dizziness. Kasagáran sa magsabak batíug panglilung, Most women experience dizzy spells in their early months of pregnancy. panga- v. be in a state of slight dizziness. Nagpangalilung ku sa kagútum, I’m somewhat dizzy from hunger.


lílung

Cebuano

v. conceal, hide a true state of affairs. Ayaw kug lilúngi, duktǔr, Do not conceal the truth from me, Doctor. Ilílung nátù níya ang nahitabù, We’ll keep what happened from him.


lim-aw

Cebuano

n. small, shallow pool of water. Mga lim-aw nga mahibilin inighunas, Pools left after the tide has gone out. Lim-aw human sa ulan, Pools of water after the rain; v. form a small pool.


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