List of Cebuano words starting with the letter L - Page 90

linaw

Cebuano

soothe



linaw

Cebuano

tranquilize


lindag

Cebuano

v. toss about restlessly in bed. Naglindag ku sa higdaánan gabíi, wà giyud kung katulug, I didn’t sleep the whole night last night. I just kept tossing around in bed.


lindog

Cebuano

n. column


lindog

Cebuano

torso


lindong

Cebuano

modest


lindug

Cebuano

n. 1. unbranching trunk of a tree. Lindug sa lubi, The trunk of a coconut tree; 1a. column in a building; 2. column in a newspaper or journal. Lindug sa mga bálak, Poetry section; 3. warp threads. mag-r- n. columnist.


ling-un

Cebuano

n. 1. a small area. Ling-ung gitamnag mais, A parcel planted to corn; 2. mass of people in a certain area. Ang ling-un sa mga katawhan sa plása, The mass of people in the square; 2a. a group of people, social class. Ling-un sa mga timáwà, The poorest classes.


linga-linga

Cebuano

quibble


linga, línga

Cebuano

(from alinga) a. inattentive due to preoccupation with something else. Balikbalíka pag-isplikar kay linga kaáyu, Repeat your explanation because he is very inattentive; n. preoccupation that keeps one from concentrating. Dì siya makatrabáhu kay daghan siyag linga, He can’t do work because he has lots of other things to think about; v. 1. be inattentive. Wà kung kabantay pag-ági níya. Nalinga lang ku, I didn’t see her go by. I wasn’t paying attention. Subrang dúwà ang nalingahan ánang batáa, The child has nothing but play on his mind and thus is inattentive; 2. hold one’s attention. Nalinga kug tan-aw sa lamígas nga nanag-áway, I was amused watching the ants fighting each other. Lingaha ang gwardiya kay muipsut ku sa píkas, Keep the guard occupied because I will slip through the other side; 3. be so occupied. Ang tindíra nalinga ug paninsíyu, The salesgirl was so busy she couldn’t make change properly. maka-r-(←) a. being easily diverted, distracted. Pangidad nga makalilínga, Age at which one has a short attention span.


língab

Cebuano

a. having the congenital defect of a narrow or no vaginal opening.


lingabngab

Cebuano

n. yawn; v. yawn. Mulingabngab (manglingabngab) lang ku ug katulgun na ku, I yawn when I feel sleepy.


lingag

Cebuano

a. lacking concentration, preoccupied with many other things so as to make stupid mistakes. Lingag man maung bisag kurik girúngan, She is so careless. She marked correct answers wrong. Wà siya makatúman sa túgun kay lingag man, She didn’t do what she was told because she was careless; v. be, become careless, preoccupied with other distracting activities. Nagkalingag na ning draybir námù. Sígi na lang makabanggà, Our chauffeur is getting careless. He keeps having accidents.


lingagngag

Cebuano

see alingagngag.


lingas

Cebuano

a. unable to keep still but moving about all the time instead. Lingas kaáyu ning batáa, dì mahimutang, This boy is always moving about, he can’t keep still; v. be moving about always and not keeping still.


língat

Cebuano

v. 1. for the eyes to rove, move the eyes. Milíngat lang ang íyang mata pagsúd níya sa palasyu, Her eyes popped out of her head when she went in the palace. Naglíngat siya sa simbahan, She looked around at the people in the church; 2. behave badly, wildly when one is in a place where formal behavior is expected. Mulíngat lang ning mga bátà kung túa sa láing báy, My children act wild when they are in other people’s houses. Naglíngat lang siya didtu sa baylihan kay hubug man, He acted wildly at the dance because he was drunk. (→) a. 1. careless, not paying attention to what one is about. Hibyaan níya ang bág kay lingat man, She left her bag because she was careless; 2. failing to behave modestly and composed in a place where one is expected to be on one’s good behavior; v. be, become careless. Nalingat siya kay giapura, She was careless because she was rushed.


lingátung

Cebuano

n. shrub or small tree having numerous stinging hairs, with magical uses to drive unglù away: Laportea brunnea; v. get the stinging hairs of this plant on one.


lingaw

Cebuano

amuse


lingaw

Cebuano

entertain


lingaw

Cebuano

sport


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