Meaning of *dalága

*dalága

Cebuano

tudlù — n. kind of banana, eaten as is when ripe, growing 6″ long, tapering and narrow. The peel is light green and the meat white when ripe.



Dalaga

Cebuano

n. Miss


dalaga

Cebuano

bachelorette


dalaga

Cebuano

maiden


dalaga

Cebuano

n. dame


dalaga

Cebuano

n. maid


dalaga

Cebuano

virgin


dalaga

Cebuano

woman


dalága

Cebuano

n. 1. unmarried woman. Anak sa pagkadalága, A child born to an unmarried woman. Dalágang lagas, An old maid; 2. young girl who has reached maturity. Sus! Dalága ka na kaáyung tan-áwun, My! You look very much a young lady; v. 1. for a girl to grow up, act like a grown-up. Ang ímung inahan ug aku dúngan nga nadalága, Your mother and I grew up at the same time; 1a. reach womanhood by virtue of menstruating. Nadalága ku sa idad nga katursi, I had my first menstruation at fourteen. paN- v. get to a girl’s bed to have intercourse with her. Panagáun ta ka karung gabíi, I’ll sneak into your bed tonight. hiN-(→) v. grow into full womanhood. Nanindut ang íyang láwas dihang naghinalaga na, She developed a beautiful body as she grew to maturity. kadalagáhan n. maidens. Ang mga kadalagáhan atúa sa sayáwan, The girls are at the dance. -um- n. female animal just about ready for reproduction, esp. chickens; v. 1. be old enough to reproduce. Ígu giyung nagdumalaga na, gidúnguy ang tanan kung manuk, My chickens got diseased just as they were about to start laying; 2. for a girl that is too young to act like a teen-ager. Nagdumalaga ka nag pulupanglipstik, You think you’re grown-up already wearing lipstick. dalagíta n. a girl close to maturity but not yet mature (ten to thirteen years old). Dalagíta na giyud si Gríta kay gipamukúlan na, Greta has indeed reached puberty because her breasts are beginning to develop; v. become a young girl. dalaginding n. term for endearment for a small girl. Grid wan na ákung dalagingding, My little darling is in the first grade.