Meaning of layu

layu

Cebuano

far



layu

Cebuano

v. broil unhusked young corn over flames, cooking it half-way. Layuhun (ilayu) nátù ang linghud arun dalì rang malútù, Let’s just pass the young corn unhusked through the flames so it won’t take long to cook it.


layù

Cebuano

a. 1. far, distant. Layù kaáyu ang Urúpa, Europe is far away. Paryinti mi piru layù na, We are relatives but rather distant; 1a. far from being correct. Layù ra kaáyu ang ímung tubag sa dyakpat kwistiyun, Your answer to the jackpot question was far off the mark; 1b. — ra sa tinái for mishaps not to be serious (far from the intestines). Gamay ning samára layù ra sa tinái, It’s a superficial wound. It’s not serious; 1c. — ra sa tinái sa manuk for answers and guesses to be wide off the mark. Ang ímung tubag sayup ug layù ra sa tinái sa manuk, Your answer is wrong and is way off the mark; 2. comparatively far behind in some good trait. Layù ra si Magsaysay ni Salungga sa abilidad, Magsaysay can’t hold a candle to Salonga; v. be far. Ug mulayù ang tugdúnan sa búla, ipakúhà lang, If the ball lands far away have someone go get it. Ug makigláyù ka nákù, mingawun ku nímu, If you want us to be far from each other, I’ll miss you. Layúun ta mu kay palaaway mu, I’ll keep you two far apart because you are quarrelsome. Layui pa kay duul ra nà, Move it farther away because it’s too close. dílì ig-(←) not distantly related by blood. Dílì ta igláyù magtagsa ang átung inahan, We are not distantly related because your mother is my mother’s first cousin. hi-/ha- v. get to be far away. pa- v. go far away, stay away from a place, hold something at a distance. Ngánung magpalayù ka man kanámù? What makes you want to keep your distance from us? Gipalay-an ni pagsiyát arun makúhà ang byú, This picture was shot from a distance to get the view. pahi- v. go far away. Tungud sa ákung kahiubus, magpahilayù ku, I’m going away because I was terribly hurt. linay-ánay, linay-anay v. be far from one another. -g- see layù (plural). ha- see layù, a 1. gilay-un, kalay-un n. distance. Usa ka kilumitru ang gilay-un, The distance is one kilometer. kinalay-an a. farthest.