Search results for "kuli"

agit-agit [agit-agít] 1v To tease, mock, provoke somebody into a fight. kinukulit Aya giagit-agita kinang anak para indi magtibaw. Don’t tease the child so it won’t cry. (sem. domains: - Mock.) 2v To flirt with somebody. (sem. domains: - Attract sexually.) 3adj On-and-off especially of rain (as if it's teasing one and preventing washing from drying etc.). Agit-agit kag uyan. The rain is just on and off. (sem. domains: - Regular, - Rain.)

bangkuliaw [bangkuli-áw] dial. var. of salimbuang

bangkulisan [bangkulisán] n Fish species; tuna. (sem. domains: - Fish.)

kakuli [kakúlì] n A lack of something; scarcity. (sem. domains: - Lack.) der. kakulion

kakulion [kakúli-on] (der. of kakuli) n Scarcity, lack. (sem. domains: - Lack.)

kano nak kulitis [kanô nak kulítis] (comp. of kano, kulitis) n Plant species; American spinach. (sem. domains: - Food from leaves.)

karag-om [karág-om] adj Cloudy; overcast. makulimlim Mga anak, aya baga kamo giliwas dahil karag-om kag panahon baka mag-uyan. Children, please don’t go outside because it’s cloudy and it might rain. (sem. domains: - Cloud, 1.1 - Sky.)

kuli [kúli] 1adj Scarce; few. syn: habot 3, kapos 1, masahoy, hirap 1, kabos 1, gipit 3. (sem. domains: - Lack.) 2vi To become scarce. Nagkuli kag isra pagkusog it ragat. Fish became scarce when the sea got rough. (sem. domains: - Lack, - Need.)

kulibag [kulibág] adj Angled shape; crooked. hindi tuwid Kag ida ginghuman nak linya ay puro kulibag. The lines he drew were all crooked. Kulibag kag kurte it imo koko. The shape of your fingernails are angled on the sides. (sem. domains: - Leaning, sloping.)

kulibra [kulíbra] n Gas in stomach kabag syn: tabaw. (sem. domains: - Gas, - Stomach.)

kuliglig [kulíglig] n 1Cicada (sem. domains: - Small animals, - Insect.) 2A motorised rice paddy tiller, harrow machine with a long pointed front.

kulikag [kulíkag] v To insert and turn something around (as of when cleaning one's ears with a cotton-bud). kulikat (sem. domains: 7.2.1 - Manner of movement, - Remove, take apart, - Move slowly.)

kulikat [kulíkat] v To cut a piece right out of something. [CF. kulikot?!] (sem. domains: - Remove, take apart.)

kulikot [kulíkot] vbt To remove, dig out from a small space. sinundot Ingkulikot nidat kugong kag suyor it alkansiya. She removed what’s inside the piggy bank with a midrib. (sem. domains: - Take something out of something.)

kulikoy [kulikóy] 1adj Curved; coiled. (sem. domains: - Twist, wring, - Roll up.) 2vi liko-likó Kag rayan pa Baguio ay medyo nag-kukulikoy ag kakiter kadaay kahahadlok. The road to Baguio is curved and narrow so it’s very dangerous. (sem. domains: - Road, - Bend.)

kulimlim [kulímlim] adj Dull sky weather. makulimlim Mapauliey kita dahil asing pay makulimlimey kag langit. Let’s go home now because it looks like the sky is getting dull. syn: gal-om, kunom, rag-om 1. (sem. domains: - Cloud, 1.1.3 - Weather.)

kulintas [kulíntas] n Necklace. kuwíntas (sem. domains: 5.4.1 - Jewelry.)

kulintas nak human sa buyak [kulíntas nak humán sa búyak] n Necklace made of flowers; garland; lie. Pag-abot it presidente ay ingsab-itan ninra it kulintas nak human sa buyak. When the President came they gave them garlands. (sem. domains: 5.4.1 - Jewelry.)

kulir [kúlir] n Insulated metal ice-box, cupboard (in which a block of ice is used to keep the contents cold). Ako ay nagbakay it kulir para sa ako pagtinra sa pier it mga mayamig nak soft drinks. I bought a metal ice-box for selling cold soft-drinks at the pier. (sem. domains: 5.1 - Household equipment.)

kulismor [kulísmor] irreg. infl. of kusmor

kulisong [kulisóng] n A sour citrus fruit. dalanghita (sem. domains: 1.5.1 - Tree, 5.2.3 - Types of food, 1.5.5 - Parts of a plant.)

kulit [kúlit] v To keep on speaking, repeating a request; insistent; to draw somebody’s attention to a matter. kulit, makulit Ay ilam asing abang kulit baga nimo. Oh I don’t know why you’re always trying to draw my attention to this and that. syn: busi-si. (sem. domains: - Annoyed.)

kulitis [kulítis] n Plant species; Amaranthus, a green leafy vegetable that is tasty with bamboo shoots. kulitis [The tender ends including both leaves and stems are used as an excellent leafy vegetable. It is sold as spinach. It is rich in calcium and iron and in vitamins B, and C. It has a good roughage value.] Amaranthus Viridis (sem. domains: - Food from plants.) comp. kano nak kulitis

kulitot [kulitót] n Knotted hair. kulot (sem. domains: 2.1.5 - Hair, - Bend, - Roll up.)

kuliyot [kulíyot] n Last, lowest score; booby prize (as in a game, competition). huli Sida ay pangkuliyot sa labanan it chess. He was last in the chess competition. (sem. domains: - Last, - End.)