Meaning of lamun



n. 1. kind of badly infected boil which goes deep and fails to develop a head. It often leads to blood poisoning; 2. word used in a curse hoping the one cursed gets a lamun. Wà ka dad-a sa lamun! Damn you! (Lit. Haven’t you been killed by blood poisoning?) v. be infected with lamun. Ang bátang gilamunan namatay, The child who was infected with a lamun died.



v. put large chunks of food in the mouth whole. Makalámun kug usa ka parak bingka, I can put a whole piece of rice cake in my mouth. Kúlang ka rang lamúnun (ilámun) sa higanti, You’re not even enough to stuff in the giant’s mouth.