List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter L - Page 1

l

Hiligaynon

This letter is pronounced as in English. Variously combined with vowels it is frequently made use of in the Visayan Dialect to form adjectives, nouns and plural verbal forms, e.g. bumulúthò, pumalaháyag, kalalát-an, sululátan, isulúlat, nagilinúm silá, nagilísol silá, nagdaláyaw silá, nagailinútud silá, etc. (Búthò, paháyag, láut, sulát, inúm, ísol, dáyaw, útud, etc.).

Many terms that in Hiligáynon contain the letter "l" have the letter "r" instead in Hiniráya, or Binukídnon, e.g. walâ-warâ, ílog-írog, dalága-darága, malayô-marayô, lángsì-rángsì, etc.



la-ó

Hiligaynon

(B) Mud, slush, mire; to be or become muddy, etc. Naglaó ang idálum sang baláy, kay nasúdlan sang túbig sang pagulán. The ground-floor of the house became muddy, because water came in when it rained. Nalaohán ang ákon sapín. My boots have become muddy. (see lala-ó, lúnang).


la-út

Hiligaynon

To remain or last long (said of diseases, debts, etc.).


láang

Hiligaynon

Snare, noose, loop; to ensnare, etc. (see lábang).


láas

Hiligaynon

To pursue, run after, chase. Ang manók ginaláas sang idô. The dog is running after the chicken. Laása ang báboy. Run after the pig. Palaási ang kánding sang idô. Send the dog after the goats. Ginláas akó níya, ápang walâ siá makaábut sa ákon. He chased me, but could not catch me. (see lagás).


laás-láas

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of láas. Also: A fugitive, run-away, loafer, vagabond. (see tiyógtiyóg).


láaw

Hiligaynon

(B) To watch, observe, mark, keep an eye on, look out of a window, or the like. Nagláaw silá sa íya túbtub nga nagkábus ang íya likód. They watched him till his back disappeared (in the distance). Laáwa siá sa bintánà. Keep an eye on him from the window. (see lántaw, gáwa, bántay).


láb-as

Hiligaynon

Also: premature, sudden, unprepared. Láb-as nga kamatáyon. A premature death. (see agáp, hiláw, hinálì).


láb-as

Hiligaynon

Fresh, uncooked, unsalted, raw; to be fresh, etc. (of meat, fish, vegetables, etc.). Láb-as pa iníng ísdà? Is this fish fresh? Nalab-asán akó siníng hípon, kay daw nagapisíkpísik pa kon tan-awón. This hipon-fish looks fresh to me, for it looks as if it were still moving. Indì mo pagkán-on ang kárne nga láb-as (hiláw). Don't eat raw meat. Walâ mo paglagáa sing maáyo iníng unúd, kay daw láb-as pa (hiláw pa). You did not boil this meat well, for it tastes almost raw. (see hiláw).


lab-ásan

Hiligaynon

Any receptacle for raw or uncooked provisions. Alát nga lab-ásan-a basket for holding fresh fish. Also: Fishing boat, a boat used in buying fresh fish from the fishermen at sea. (see láb-as, lab-asíro, lalab-ásan, ralab-ásan).


lab-asíro

Hiligaynon

A dealer in-, a vender (vendor) of-, fresh fish, etc.; fish-monger, (see láb-as and the Sp. suffix -ero).


láb-ok

Hiligaynon

A sip, draught, dose, mouthful of liquids; to sip, take a draught. Maginúm ka lang sing isá ka láb-ok. Just take a sip or draught. Nagláb-ok siá sing bíno kag naglakát. He sipped some wine and went on his way. Palab-oká siá sang ímo tubâ. Give him a mouthful of your toddy. Ipaláb-ok mo sa ákon yanáng ilímnon. Let me taste that beverage. (see tígsim).


láb-on

Hiligaynon

(H) Cont. of laboón from labô. Láb-a (láb-on mo) siá. Smite or slash him.


láb-on

Hiligaynon

To put down in disorder, litter the floor, etc. See háb-on.


láb-on

Hiligaynon

To spread over, cover, extend, (see lámbon, lúkup, húmlad).


láb-ot

Hiligaynon

To reach, etc. See dáb-ot.


láb-un

Hiligaynon

See láb-on.


lábà

Hiligaynon

(H) To be, make or become long, to lengthen. Sugponí ang kalát, agúd maglábà. Tie another piece to the rope to lengthen it (lit. that it may become long). Labáa ang kalát. Lengthen the rope. Labáa ang pagútud sang biníklan. Cut off a long piece of the split bamboo. Nalabáan akó siníng delárgo. These trousers are too long for me. (see lábug).


labá

Hiligaynon

(Sp. lavar) To wash clothes; to beat, strike, slash, drub, lash, whack, wallop. Maglabá ka sang naúg. Wash the garment. Lábhi (labahí) sing maáyo ang ákon mga ulús. Wash my clothes well. Ilabá akó ánay sang ákon báyò, kay may kadtoán akó. Kindly wash my jacket for me, for I have to go out. Ari na dirí ang linábhan mo. Your wash or laundry is here. May lalábhan ikáw? Have you any clothes to be washed? Ginlabahán akó níya sang íya bastón sa likód. He struck me on the back with his stick. Labahí ang kabáyo sang látigo. Lash the horse with the whip. (see búnak, búnal, bálbal, bákol, etc.).


labábo

Hiligaynon

(Sp. lavabo) Lavabo; wash-stand, wash-basin, wash or toilet-table. (see planggána, palanggána, labadór).


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