List of Cebuano words starting with the letter L - Page 9

labka

Cebuano

a. partially cooked, usually said of root crops and bananas, but sometimes of cereals as well. Labka pa man ning kamúting ímung gilútù, These sweet potatoes that you are cooking are still half done; v. cook root crops halfway, and, by extension, cereals. Mulabka (malabka) ang linung-ag ug dílì maángay ang káyu, Rice will become unevenly cooked if the fire underneath it is uneven. labkahan see labka, a.



lablab

Cebuano

v. 1. slash, tear in a long slash. Malablab ang bandíra ug kusgun ug hángin, The flag will get ripped if it is blown in too strong a wind; 2. be loose fitting. Mulablab (malablab) ang ímung sáya ug ímung padakuan, Your skirt will be very loose if you have it enlarged. — ang bàbà v. shoot off the mouth with unsensical, boasting talk. Naglablab ang bàbà sa táwung nahubug, The man who got drunk became very talkative; n. 1. big rip, slashed part. Ang lablab sa sáku gipíkut, The big rip on the sack was mended; 2. nonsensical talk, boasting; a. loose fitting.


labnaw

Cebuano

a. 1. heavily diluted, having too much water. Labnaw ra ning pagkalúgaw, This porridge has too much water in it. Labnaw ug dugù, Weak-blooded, lacking drive or guts; 2. cool, lacking in warmth. Labnaw siyag tinagdan sa mga bisíta kay dílì íyang grúpu, She received her visitors coolly because they weren’t her crowd; v. 1. be diluted, put too much water in a mixture. Nagkalabnaw man ning ímung kapi nga daghan na hinúun kag súkì, Your coffee is becoming weaker now that you have lots of customers; 2. get too cold, lacking in ardor.


labni

Cebuano

jerk


labni

Cebuano

v. snatch, grab with a jerk, esp. something that someone has. Wà mailhi sa dalága ang milabni sa íyang pitáka, The maiden did not recognize the man who snatched her bag. Gilabni lang níya ang suwat sa ákung kamut, He just snatched the letter out of my hand.


labnit

Cebuano

v. snatch something attached or just placed s.w. with a jerk. Gilabnit ang íyang bangkaw ug mikaratil pagkanáug, He grabbed his spear from the place he had put it and rushed out.


labnot

Cebuano

jerk


labnub, labnug

Cebuano

see lagnub.


labnut

Cebuano

v. pull something with a jerk, usually something that is in something else. Sa íyang kapungut gilabnut níya ang tahì sa sanínà, In her anger she ripped out the stitches of her dress. Ang kurd sa plantsa dílì labnútun, hináyun pag-ibut, You should pull out the cord slowly, not with a jerk. Gilabnútan aku níya sa buhuk, He pulled my hair.


labog

Cebuano

coconut drink


labot

Cebuano

n. care


labot

Cebuano

n. concern


labot

Cebuano

n. matter


labot pa

Cebuano

besides


labot pa

Cebuano

furthermore


labot-labot

Cebuano

meddle


labrador

Cebuano

plowman


labsa

Cebuano

adj. verdant


labsik

Cebuano

a. lovesick. Labsik kaáyu nà siya, maung ganíwang, He is so lovesick that he has grown thin; v. get lovesick.


labsit

Cebuano

n. game of tennis or pingpong played so that a player is declared winner if he gets half the score of the set without letting his opponent get a single point; v. 1. win by this method. Musúkul ka nákù labsítun tika, Are you going to play against me? I’m going to beat you eleven to nothing; 2. get nothing for one’s efforts. Wà ku makalabsit sa ákung pagpanágat, I did not go fishing for nothing. I got something.


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