List of Hiligaynon words starting with the letter L - Page 42

liá-lía

Hiligaynon

An open bier or stretcher, mostly of bamboo, used for carrying a corpse, etc. (see pápag).



liáb

Hiligaynon

The collar, grasp or take by the collar. Liabá siá. Collar him. Ginliáb níya akó. He grasped me by the collar. (see líab).


líab, lí-ab

Hiligaynon

A shirt-collar, the hole or opening for the neck in a garment; to make a shirt-collar. Nagalíab siá sang ákon báyò or ginaliában níya ang ákon báyò. She is making a collar for my jacket. Ilíab iníng gúnting. Use this pair of scissors to cut out the collar. Liábi ang íya nga báyò sing halúg. Make a loose collar for her dress. (see kolyár).


liábe

Hiligaynon

(Sp. llave) Key; to close or lock with a key. Liabehí ang baúl. Lock the box. (see alábri, será).


liabéro

Hiligaynon

(Sp. llavero) A key-guard,-ring; keeper of the keys, porter; door-keeper.


liád-líad

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of liád. Nagaliádlíad siá kon maglakát. When he walks he throws his head proudly back.


líad, liád

Hiligaynon

To arch backwards, walk about proudly erect, incline or bend backwards, carry the head erect. Liadá, liará or iliád ang láwas, úlo mo. Bend your body-, incline your head-, backwards. (see biád-ad, biádbíad, báy-ad, báy-od).


liádan

Hiligaynon

One who carries his head proudly erect or walks about with his body leaning a little backwards. (see liád, biád-ad).


liák, li-ák

Hiligaynon

Split, cloven, divided. (see biál, etc.).


líak, lí-ak

Hiligaynon

To split, cleave (wood, etc.). See bíal, bís-ak id., liáka-biála.


liás-lías

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of liás. Madalî ang pagliáslías sang táo dirí, kay támà kadánlug sang salúg. It is easy for people to slip here, for the floor is very smooth.


liás, lías

Hiligaynon

To slip, skid, slide, slither. Nakaliás siá (ang íya tiíl) sa madánlug nga dálan. He slipped on the smooth road. Andam ka, agúd índì ka magliás sa bató nga nalumútan. Be on your guard, lest you should slip on the mossy stone. Figuratively: Sang pagkasúnug sang baláy ni Fuláno daw naliásan siá kag nalágyo lang nga walâ gid sing dalá bísan anó lang. When N.N.'s house burned he seemed to have lost his wits and he fled without taking anything with him, i.e. without saving anything. (see dúpias, dalín-as).


liát

Hiligaynon

Pause, rest, interval, interruption; to cease, stop, leave off, interrupt. (see luát).


liáy

Hiligaynon

To recline, lean back against, rest one's back against or on. Nagaliáy siá sa ulúnan. He leans back against the pillow. Liniayán (ginliayán) níya ang ulúnan. He leant back against the pillow. (see saliáy, idág).


liáy-líay

Hiligaynon

Dim. and Freq. of liáy. Also: to move, shake, swing to and fro.


líb-o

Hiligaynon

Back-water, a small pool or sheet of water in a river. (see línaw, lináwlínaw; N.B. Pools and mudholes on roads are called danáw, linggálhub, etc.).


líb-ok

Hiligaynon

To be drawn out, held sustained, said of the voice, of sounds, etc. Nagalíb-ok ang íya nga tíngug. His voice is well sustained. Ginpalíb-ok níya ang íya tíngug. He sustained his voice. Maálam ka balá magpalíb-ok sang ímo tíngug? Can you sustain your voice? Do you know how to hold (keep up, sustain, prolong) notes without taking breath? (see lígbok).


libâ

Hiligaynon

To strike (a ball, as in baseball, etc.). (see hán-us, lámpus).


libád-libád

Hiligaynon

To look around curiously. The composite form panglibádlibád is more in use.


líbag

Hiligaynon

Flatness (of voice); to be or become flat, out of tune, dissonant. Nagalíbag ang íya nga tíngug. Her voice is getting flat. Sang kaína nga pagámba nalibágan siá sang íya nga tíngug. When she sang, a short while ago, her voice was flat or out of tune.


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