List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter L - Page 39

láwig

Hiligaynon

Length, long duration; to be, become or make long, lengthy, protracted, long drawn out, prolonged, especially of time; to protract, prolong, drag on, last long. Nagláwig ang ámon paglakát. Our walk lasted a long time. Lawíga ang ímo pagtoón, agúd mag-álam ka gid. Prolong your studies so that you may become very learned. (see dúgay, lábà).



lawíg

Hiligaynon

The umbilical cord, naval string. (see púsud).


lawíhan

Hiligaynon

Having large curved feathers (of cocks); strong, robust, powerful, mighty, formidable. (see isganán, kusganán, maísug).


lawís

Hiligaynon

A full-length bamboo; a bamboo, whose small end has not been cut off; pointed, sharp.


láwis

Hiligaynon

To be, become, or make,-pointed,-sharp. (see taláwis).


láwit

Hiligaynon

A trail or trace of something spilt or dropped; to leave a trail or trace on the ground, floor, etc. Nagaláwit sa dálan ang maís nga nahúlug sa sáko. The corn that fell out of the sack has left a trail on the road. (see ráwit).


lawít-láwit

Hiligaynon

Dim. of láwit. (see rawítráwit id.).


lawítwit

Hiligaynon

To swing, dangle or hang down loosely. Nagalawítwit ang íya nga báyò, kay nagísì. His jacket is hanging loose, for it is torn. (see kawáykawáy, kabítkábit).


láwlaw

Hiligaynon

To loosen or lengthen a tether, rope, string, etc., pay out or give rope to. Lawlawí ang karabáw, kay támà kakúg-ung ang higót níya. Loosen the buffalo, for he is tied too closely. Give the buffalo a longer tether, because his rope is too short. Lawlawí akó sing kalát. Pay me out more rope. Nagláwlaw ang písì. The string has become loose. (see labóy, lábà, lábug).


lawód

Hiligaynon

See laúd, lawúd id.


lawóg

Hiligaynon

(H) Large, big, of a more than ordinary size (of animals, etc.); to be or grow larger than the common size.


lawrél

Hiligaynon

(Sp. laurel) Laurel; laurel-wreath; honour, distinction.


lawúd

Hiligaynon

Sea, ocean; high seas i.e. that part of the sea that is far away from land. (see dágat, iláwud, ilawúd, kalaláwran).


láy-ab

Hiligaynon

To spread, cover, extend, envelop. Ang búg-os nga atóp sang baláy naláy-ab na sang kaláyo. The whole roof of the house is now enveloped in flames. (see lúkup, láy-ang, tábon).


láy-ang

Hiligaynon

To unfold, open the folds of, spread, extend. (see bulád, búklad, bílad, húmlad, ládlad).


láy-aw

Hiligaynon

Single, not married, especially applied to men. Láy-aw pa gihápon si Fuláno. N.N. still is single. Ang mga láy-aw. The bachelors.


láy-on

Hiligaynon

Detritus, fine sand and earth, slime, deposit, sediment, mud carried along by running water, especially during a flood, and deposited somewhere else; chaff, empty ears of rice, etc. Also verb. Nalay-onán ang ámon áwang, kay naágyan sang bahâ. Our well was filled up with mud, because the flood passed over it. Linay-onán sang subâ ang ámon dútà. The river covered our land with a deposit of mud. (see búnbun, bagónbon, laó, lalaó, lúnang).


láy-ud

Hiligaynon

Lazy, indolent, idle; to be or become lazy, etc. (see ligóy, támad, tamarán).


láya

Hiligaynon

A kind of fishing net; to catch fish with the láya-net. Diín si Fuláno?-Nagaláya (nagapanláya, nagapangláya) sa subâ. Where is N.N?-He is fishing in the river with a láya-net. Magláya or mangláya kitá. Let us go fishing with a láya-net.


layâ

Hiligaynon

Dry, faded, withered, exsiccated, parched, wrinkled and shrivelled, sear, sere; to be completely dry, become faded, etc. Layâ nga búlak. A faded flower. Layâ nga dáhon. A withered leaf. Naglayâ na ang búlak. The flower has faded already. Nalayaán akó sináng mga dáhon. Those leaves seem to me to have withered. Those leaves are too wrinkled or shrivelled for me. (see láyà, layóng).


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