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klaroklároSpadj clear, easily understoodKlaro an iya pag-istorya.His story/speech was clear.klarádoadj very clearKlarado an iya isplikasyon.His explanation was-very-clear.klarúhonv [c6] 1MAG- ag; -ON pat; -I acc. make clear. Refers to an explanation, a story, or such things.Klaruhon mo an imo istorya.Make your story clear.2verifyKlaruhon mo kun patay man gayod si Esting.You verify if Esting really is dead already.cfpahayagexplainpaliwanag explanationisplikar paintyindiexplain
klasiklásiSpn 1class. Refers to a class in schoolWara pa kami sin klasi.We do-not-have classes yet.2kind, speciesNano na klasi na hayop an imo nasagupa?What kind-of animal did you encounter?kaklásin classmate, fellow studentKaklasi ko si Rodolfo.Rodolfo is my classmate.magpaklásiv [c3] MAGPA- act; -AN goal. conduct classWara ako magpaklasi kanina na aga.I did-not conduct-class earlier-this morning.klasihónv [c5] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal. sort, classifyKlasihon mo an mga prutas.You classify the fruits.
kopers prn 1I, by me. This is the first person, singular, genitive, pronoun which substitutes for the san class noun phraseAn ido pinatay ko.I killed the dog.2my, of mineAluhon ini na bata ko.This child of-mine is prone-to-be-bashful.synnakon
kobrakóbraEngn cobra snakeAn kobra dilikado na sawa.The cobra is a dangerous snake.
kobrikamakobrikámaSpn bed sheet, bed coverLiwani na ina na kobrikama.Change that bed-sheet now.kobrikamahónn bed sheet materialBinurahan an akon kobrikamahon.My bed-sheet-material is-printed.parakobrikáman bed sheet makerIgwa ako sin sadiri na parakobrikama.I have my own bed-sheet-maker.magkobrikámav [c3] MAG- act; -AN goal. use a bed sheetDili ka na magkobrikama.Do not use-a-bed-sheet.
kodakkódakEngn camera, pictureIgwa kami sin kodak sa Baguio.We had a camera in Baguio.parakódakn photographerHabo ako sana na parakodak.I do-not-want that photographer.pagpangkódakn photographyPagpangkodak an nagpayaman sa iya.Photography made him rich.Variantpangodakkodákonv [c5] MAG-, MAGPANG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal. photograph, take picturesKodakon ko sinda Maria.I will-take-the-picture of Maria-and-her-companions.
kolihiyokolíhiyoSpn collegeSan akon pagkolihiyo, nag-adal ako didto sa Manila.For my college-education, I studied there in Manila.syniskwilahanschool
koliktakolíktaSpv [c5] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal.magkolíktav collect debtssynsukot pricekubra
kolmankólmanEngn pressure lamp. Refers to either gasoline or kerosene lamps originally made by the Coleman company but now is a general term to refer to the pressure lamps
kolorkolórEngn 1colorHabo ako san kolor na dulaw.I do-not-like the color yellow.2characterAram ko na an iya tunay na kolor.I already know his real character.magkolórv [c5] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal. color, paintNagakolor siya san dibuho na burak.He is-coloring the flower design.
komintarkomintárSpn commentDili mo intyindihon an iya mga komintar.Ignore his comments.
komirsyokomírsyoSpn commerceMalisod an karira na komirsyo.The commerce course is difficult.pangkomírsyoadj commercialPangkomirsyo ina na bandilyo.That advertisement is commercial.magkomírsyov [c5] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal. engage in commerce, engage in businessKun igwa ako sin puhunan, magakomirsyo ako.If I have some capital, I will-engage-in-commerce.
komunyonkomúnyonSpn communion. Refers to a religious rite in Christian churches.Sige ko an kumpisal kag komunyon.I continued the (practices-of) confession and communion.
konsihalkonsihálSpn counselor, advisorSa iyo man siya konsihal.He is counselor for your-place.magkonsihálv [c2] MAG- exp. become a counselor
konsortekonsórteSpn consort, companionNaaraman man namon na an konsorte san reyna.We also know the companion of-the queen.
konstraksiyonkonstraksiyónEngn constructionMakadi kuno an paraimpliyo sa konstraksiyon.It-is-reported that the employer for construction will-come-here.
konswelokonswéloSpn consolationIni na bagay amo an paharatag-hatag sin konswelo kun may nagamundo.This matter is the giving of consolation if anyone is homesick/lonely.
kontadorkontadórSpn water meter, gal meter, kilowatt counter. Refers to meters used for measuring electric, gas or water service
kontenton content
kontrakóntraSpn opponent, enemyWara ako sin kontra didi sa Masbate.I have-no enemy here in Masbate.adj opposed, againstKontra siya sa gobyirno.He is opposed to-the government.kontrahónv [c6] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -I acc. oppose, go up against, contradictDili mo pagkontrahon an imo mga ginikanan.Do not oppose your parents.Kinuntra si Juan san mga tawo.Juan was-opposed by-the people.
kontratakontrátaSpn contract, arrangementNawara an kontrata san inda kasal.The contract of their marriage was-lost.parakontrátan contractorTawagon mo an parakontrata sa kamino.You call-for the highway contractor.magkontrátav [c4] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal. contract, order, agree, arrangeMagkontrata ka sin baynti kilos na karni.You contract-for twenty kilos of meat.
kontribusyonkontribusyónSpn contributionAn aton kontribusyon ibanon kuno sa sweldo.Our contribution it-is-said will-be-deducted from our salary.
kontrolkontrólEngv [c5] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goalkontrolónv be controlled, be limitedKontrolon mo an imo sadiri.You control yourself.pagkontróln controlWara ka sin pagkontrol san imo sadiri.You do-not-have-any control of yourself.synpugol control
koprakópraSpn copra. Refers to the dried coconut meat which is processed to extract the oilPira an kilo niyan san kopra?How-much is a kilo of copra today?magkóprav [c5] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal. dry coconut meat. Refers to drying coconut meat to make copraNagakopra sinda niyan.They are-drying-coconut-meat now.
kopyakópyaEngn copyHain an kopya san imo kompra de binta?Where is the copy of your deed of sale?parakópyan copierAdi na an parakopya san aton sabat.Here now is the copier of our answer.pagkópyan copyingSala an imo pagkopya.Your copying is erroneous.kopyáhann pattern, original copy, prototype, blueprintPahurama man san imo kopyahan.Please lend me your pattern.synirog similarkopyahónv [c5] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN ben/goal. be copied, be reproduced, be replicated, be duplicatedKopyahon mo an akon ginsurat sa pisara.Copy what I have-written on-the chalkboard.