Meaning of lúgì

lúgì

Cebuano

v. 1. extract dried coconut meat from shell. Hustu nang lugíun ang gihudnu nga lubi, The coconuts are dried and the meat can be extracted; 2. process coconut into copra, from harvesting to drying. Maglúgì mi káda trimistri, We make copra every three months; n. copra. Isulud sa sáku ang lúgì, Put the copra in the sack. (→) n. instrument for extracting coconut meat from the shell.



lúgì

Cebuano

a. being outsmarted, fooled (slang). Lúgì ka kay mitúu kang mubáyad siyag útang, You have been fooled for believing that he pays his debts; v. 1. be tricked into something (slang). Nalúgì ku sa Múrus pagpalit sa imitasyung rúliks, I was tricked by the Moro into buying a fake Rolex watch; 2. for a business to fail, fold up. Ang kalit nga pagbahar sa prisyu mauy nakalúgì (nakapalúgì) sa íyang nigusyu, The sudden drop in prices caused his business to fail; 3. defeat in a game or fight. Ang manghud ra nákuy maglúgí níya sa ahidris, Even my little brother could defeat him in chess. Ang liphuk ni Prasyir mauy nalugian ni Klí, It was Frazier’s left hook that defeated Clay.