List of Cebuano words starting with the letter L - Page 92

linghod pa

Cebuano

adj. immature



linghud

Cebuano

a. 1. immature plants. Aslum ang manggang linghud pa, Mangoes are very sour when they are young. Dílì maáyung isugnud ang linghud káhuy, Green wood is no good for fuel; 2. young and immature. Ang linghud níyang pangísip, His immature mind. ka- n. state or condition of being young and immature.


língì

Cebuano

v. 1. turn one’s head to the side to look back. Milíngì siya nákù, He looked back at me. Ayaw siyag lingía, Don’t turn to look at him; 2. give something the attention it requires. Ayawg ipanugal ímung kítà, lingía usab ang ímung mga anak, Don’t gamble away your earnings. You have your children to think of. 2a. pay attention to something, recognize its existence. Karun nga dátù na siya dílì na ta lingíun níya, Now that he is rich, he will not take notice of us. paN-(→) v. keep looking back. Nagpanglingì ku sa pagtan-aw ug náa bay nagsunud, I kept looking back to see if anyone was following us.


lingig

Cebuano

v. 1. bend the teeth of a saw alternately to the side to widen the kerf and to prevent sticking. Lingigi ang gabas arun dakug ági, Twist the teeth on your saw so it will have a wide kerf; 2. get one’s neck twisted; n. 1. saw set, tool to give set to saw teeth; 2. set, the amount of bend imparted to saw teeth; a. for the neck to be twisted to one side. Mau ra nà siyag kanúnayng maglingì kay lingig man, He looks like he is always looking to the side because he has a twisted neck.


língin

Cebuano

a. round, circular. Língin kaáyu ang singsing (búla), The ring (ball) is round. — ang búla still in the running, all is not lost. Língin pa ang búla, puydi pag mabawì nákù sa paynals ang ákung grádu, I still have a chance. Maybe I can make up for my failing grade in the finals; n. money (slang); v. form a circle or sphere, cause something to do so. Naglíngin ku áring tabla pára ligid sa duláan, I am cutting this board into a circle as a wheel for the toy. Ang naglíngin níyang mata, Her round eyes. Lingína ang bulabúla, Form the meat into little balls. Lingíni sa tungà ug human, gabsa ang tungà, Make a circle in the middle and then saw out the middle portion; n. circle. -g- see língin, a (plural). ma- a. 1. round; 2. disgrasyang ma- a most unlikely misfortune which nevertheless takes place, though the victim does not deserve it. -un(→) a. roundish.


lingin

Cebuano

ball


lingin

Cebuano

n. circle


lingin

Cebuano

n. cycle


lingin

Cebuano

n. sphere


lingin

Cebuano

ring


lingin

Cebuano

round


lingiw

Cebuano

v. look away. Mulingiw siya ug ákung tan-áwun kay sad-an man siya, He looks away when I look at him because he’s guilty. Ígù lang ku nga nakalingiw kay dì ku kaagwanta ug tan-aw, All I could do was look away because I couldn’t stand to look at him.


lingka

Cebuano

v. uproot vines to clear a place. Lingkáhun námù ning kamutihána kay tumus na, We’ll uproot this sweet potato patch because the potatoes have all been gathered.


lingkáang

Cebuano

v. 1. for plants to spread out. Milingkáang (nanglingkáang) ang lambáyung sa baybáyun, The vines spread out over the beach. Dákit nga naglingkáang ang mga sanga, A spreading banyan tree; 2. for parts of the body to spread like a plant. Tiil nga nanglingkáang kay dúgay nga wà kasapatúsi, Spreading feet that hadn’t worn shoes in ages. Lingkaángun (ilingkáang) sa pábu ang íyang balhíbu ug duúlun, A turkey will puff itself up if you get near it. 2a. for the ears or hair to stand up upon feeling an emotion. Nanlingkáang ang íyang dawunggan pagkadungug sa isturya, Her ears stood up when she heard the story. Hutwang sa irù nga makalingkáang sa balhíbu, The howling of a dog that can make your hair stand on end.


lingkag

Cebuano

a. having ears that stick out sidewards. Lingkag kaáyug dalunggan ang kuníhu, Rabbits have ears that stick out; v. for the ears to prick up, esp. in surprise. Nalingkag ang íyang dalunggan pagkadungug sa íyang ngálan, His ears pricked up when he heard his name.


lingkálang

Cebuano

see lingkáang.


n. wedding bells


lingkáng

Cebuano

see lingkáang.


lingkas

Cebuano

see lingka.


lingkawas

Cebuano

quit


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