Meaning of layug

layug

Cebuano

v. 1. grapple with someone Giulang ku ang duha ka bátà nga nagláyug, I intervened when the two boys were wrestling with each other. Gilayug ku siya kay ákung giílug ang kutsilyu, I wrestled with him to get the knife from him; 2. wrestle with a woman in foreplay. Daw may gilayug nga dalága, It seems that someone was wrestling with a girl (to rape her). tig- a. 1. fond of wrestling; 2. fond of mutilating plants by breaking off branches, flowers, etc. as if having wrestled with them. Kining mga bátà dinhi muy tiglayug sa mga tanum, It’s the children that destroy the plants here.



láyug

Cebuano

a. tall and quite straight. Láyug kaáyu nang lubíha, That coconut tree is very tall; v. 1. become tall. Muláyug (maláyug) nang kahúya ug dì pul-úngan, That tree will grow tall if you don’t prune it. 2. fly (usually said of fowls that keep to the ground). Miláyug ang manuk nga gigúkud sa irù, The chicken flew up when the dog chased it. Taas ug gilayúgan ang manuk, The rooster flew high up; n. flight of birds or fowl. Gisunud kug tan-aw ang láyug sa mga langgam, I followed the flight of the birds with my eyes.