Meaning of layag

layag

Cebuano

n. sail



láyag

Cebuano

n. sail of a boat; v. put up the sail. Mularga na ang sakayan kay gilayágan na, The boat is ready to sail because they have hoisted the sails. (→) v. 1. for a sailboat to sail; 1a. lantaw ug — sit idly by watching people that are working without lifting a finger to help (as if watching someone sailing). Naglantawg naglayag bisag gikinahanglan kaáyu ang íyang pagtábang, He just sits idly by watching, even though his help is badly needed; 2. for the ears to stick out. Naglayag ang dunggan, His ears stick out. -an(→) kind of volute shell growing to 3″ by 1½″ with no operculum. Edible but bitter. -in-an n. boat with sails. -un a. favorable for sailing. -un ug dátù for a wind to be slow (lit. good only for rich people with plenty of time to sail with). -um-an n. kind of small squid, growing to 8″ with a very reduced internal plate. paN-um-an(→) v. go to catch lumayágan. panlumayaganan place one can fish for lumayágan; 2. boat for fishing for lumayágan.


láyag

Cebuano

n. the missing of one’s menstruation but not because of pregnancy; v. miss one’s period. Ábi kug gilayágan ku, burus giyud diay, I thought I just missed a period, but I was actually pregnant.


láyag

Cebuano

v. join others who have food, drinks, or cigarettes to mooch off of them. Way makaláyag níya kay adtu siya sa tágù magkaun, He ate in seclusion because he didn’t want anyone to mooch off of him.