List of Cebuano words starting with the letter L - Page 93

lingkawas

Cebuano

safe



lingkawas

Cebuano

v. escape. Kinsay mulingkawas (mupalingkawas) nátù niíning kalisud? Who will save us from our poverty? Mulingkawas siyag dúnay buluhátun, He escapes when there is work to do. Dílì ka makalingkawas sa sílut sa kamatáyun, You cannot escape the death penalty.


lingkit

Cebuano

a. for two things to be joined along their lengths. Ang lingkit nga ságing isípung usa, They count two bananas joined together as one. Lingkit ang pán nga grasyúsa, The graciosa bread comes linked. bátà, kalúha nga — Siamese twins; v. 1. be joined along the lengths; 2. tie two or more coconuts together by joining them with a small piece of husk slashed from each of them.


lingkod

Cebuano

sit


lingkúbaw

Cebuano

see lintúbaw.


lingkud

Cebuano

v. 1. sit down. Ayaw ug lingkúri nang syáha kay basà pa ang pintal, Don’t sit on that chair because the paint is still wet. Ayaw ug ilingkud nang ímung bag-ung inutaw nga karsúnis kay malum-it, Do not sit down in your newly pressed pants because they will get crumpled; 2. assume, hold office or position. Mulingkud siya pagkaprisidinti sa kumpaníya ugmà, He will assume office as president of the company tomorrow; 3. sit to give serious, full time and attention to a piece of work. Kinahanglang lingkúran ning trabahúa, This work must be given full time and attention; 4. for a coconut to grow to the stage that its trunk shows. Sa duha ka tuig dílì pa mulingkud ang lubi, At two years the coconut still does not show its trunk. pa- v. fall down into a sitting position. Nahisabiklan ku sa táwu ug napalingkud ku sa bangkù, The man bumped into me and I fell down in a sitting position on the bench. lingkuránan n. seat, chair, bench. lingkurun n. 1. for an occupation to be sedentary; 2. the bride’s family and guests at a wedding party (who sit and are served as opposed to the groom’s friends and relatives, the tindugun, who do the work). pina- n. made to sit down. pina- sa urinúla toilet trained. Ang bátà nga pinalingkud sa urinúla dílì mangíhì sa salug, The child that is toilet trained doesn’t urinate on the floor.


lingkung

Cebuano

a. for something long to be bent so that the middle part is higher than either end. Lingkung kaáyu ning sundánga, This bolo has a good curve. Lingkung ang íyang buktun. Dì matuy-ud, He has a bent arm. It won’t straighten out any longer. Lingkung siyag tiil ug mag-untul-untul siyang maglakaw, He is club-footed and he walks with a bounce; v. come out curved.


lingkuranan

Cebuano

n. chair


lingkuranan

Cebuano

n. seat


toilet seat


lingkús

Cebuano

v. for something long to curl up or come out in knotted form. Mulingkús ang písì ug madúgay nang gámit, The rope will curl up if it is used for a long time. Nagkalingkús na ang mga dáhun sa tabákù nga naláyà na, The tobacco leaves are curling up now that they are withering.


lingla

Cebuano

betray


lingla

Cebuano

bluff


lingla

Cebuano

camouflage


lingla

Cebuano

hoax


lingla

Cebuano

quirk


lingla

Cebuano

v. 1. deceive. Milingla siya nákù pag-ingun nga ulitáwu siya, He deceived me by saying he was a bachelor. Gilingla ku níya sa pagpasugut sa kuntrátu, He deceived me into accepting the contract; 2. divert one’s attention to achieve one’s purpose. Akuy mulingla sa tindíra arun makúhà nímu ang sigarilyu, I’ll divert the storekeeper’s attention while you filch the cigarettes; n. deceit. malingláhun a. deceitful.


lingling

Cebuano

v. peep. Linglíngun ta ka inigkalígù nímu, I’ll peep at you when you take a bath.


lingo

Cebuano

n. nod


lingù

Cebuano

v. shake one’s head to say no or in hopelessness or resignation. Dílì tingáli siya musugut kay milingù tu siya, He probably won’t agree because he shook his head. paN- v. keep shaking the head in hopelessness and resignation. Nagpanglingù ang párì nga nagtan-aw sa nanagparisparis didtu sa plása, The priest shook his head as he looked at the people paired off in the park.


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