Meaning of *láya

*láya

Cebuano

see iláya.



laya

Cebuano

adj. dried


laya

Cebuano

adj. withered (up)


laya

Cebuano

shrivel


laya

Cebuano

wither


láya

Cebuano

n. a kind of shallow water cast net, conical in shape, made of fine sewing thread with a fine mesh. Weights are put on the mouth to spread the net when thrown, and when the net is lifted the weights cause the mouth to contract so that escape is impossible; v. 1. catch fish with a láya; 2. make into a láya. layaláya n. very thin membrane that envelopes the stomach, used as a wrapper for murkun.


layà

Cebuano

n. kind of fresh-water fish which grows 2′ long and 6″ wide, with big, silvery scales, spotted with black.


láyà

Cebuano

a. dried, withered up; v. 1. dry, become dry or withered. Unyà ra daúbi ang sagbut kun muláyà (maláyà) na, Burn the leaves when they become dry. Himalatyun na ning kahúya kay nagkalayà nag mga dáhun, This tree is going to die because its leaves are withering; 2. for the ears of corn to mature; 3. — ang bágà v. for the lungs to be damaged from drinking too much; n. paper money (slang). (→) a. 1. dried up. 2. for ears of corn to be mature; 3. — ug bágà having inflamed lungs from overindulgence in drinking; 4. dáhung — paper money (slang).