Meaning of kumkum

kumkum

Cebuano

clench



kumkum

Cebuano

handful


kumkum

Cebuano

v. 1. hold something in the hand with the palm closed. Kumkúma (ikumkum) pag-áyu ang sinsilyu arun dì mawā̀, Hold the change tightly in your hand so you won’t lose it. 2. get possession of something Ang kadaúgan nga karun ílang gikumkum nakúhà sa limbung, Victory is in their hands now, but it is an ill-gotten one. Kun muabut kanang higayúna, kumkúma dáyun kay dì na nà mubálik, When the chance comes, grasp it and hold onto it, for it will not come back again. — ug kamut a. tight-fisted. Kumkum kaáyug kamut. Asin ray isulà, He’s terribly tight-fisted. He won’t eat anything but salt with his rice; n. a fistful. Paghakup ug usa ka kumkum nga balas, Take a handful of sand. pa- v. let a baptized child hold an amount as a baptismal gift from his godfather or godmother who failed to bring a gift. Ákù lang pakumkúmun ug singku písus ang ákung kinúgus kay wà man kuy dáng rigálu, I’ll let my godchild hold five pesos as a baptismal gift because I didn’t bring any gifts.