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labi-labilabí-labív [c8] MAGPA- act; PA-..-ON pat; PA-..-AN goal; IPA- accmagpalabi-labív 1be arrogant, favor oneself, be proudDili ka magpalabi-labi sa mga pobre.Do not be arrogant to-the poor.2displease, dislikeDili ka magpalabi-labi sa imo kaupod.Do not displease your companion.palabi-labihónadj proud, arrogantn proud onePalabi-labihon si Elma.Elma is proud.Wara dida an mga palabi-labihon.The proud-ones are-not there.
labinhodlabinhódadj MA-malabinhódlukewarm, warmMalabinhod na tubi an ikarigo sa bata.Use lukewarm water to-bathe the child.
labnawlábnawTagv [c14] MA- patmalábnawv dilute, make watery, steam. Also refers to using steam to dilute mucous in the nasal passages to clear themMalabnaw niya an sip-on.She will-dilute the mucous.
labodlabódn weltmaglabódv [c2] MAG- act. endure a welt. Refers to the appearance of weals or welts on the body as a result of being punished
laboglábogv [c4] MAG- ag; -ON patmaglábogv discard, throw awaysynpilak2 discard
labonlabónv [c2] MAG- actmaglabónv blameLabon ako an nagahimo, habo ka.When I was-doing-it you did-not-like-it, now-look-what-happened!synmilaomeven though
labotlábotn concernKun dili ta ikaw anak nano man an labot ko magdisiplina sa imo?If I had not born you what then would be my concern to-discilpline you?maglabótv [c7] MAG- act; -AN pat; I- ben. meddle, interfere, take for oneselfWara ako maglabot sa inda buhay.I did not meddle in their lives.labtánonadj dishonest, dissimulating, dissemblingHabo ako san labtanon na bata.I do-not-want a dishonest child.
laboylabóyn mudAyaw pagkanam sa laboyDo not play in-the mud.synlapok mud
labralabráv [c3] MAG- ag; -AN goalmaglabráv scrape offpaglabrán scraping off, planning off. Refers to smoothing boards by planning themPanipison mo, Oscar, an paglabra sani na kahoy.Oscar, just plane a little off this wood.
labtanonlabtánonadj dishonestcflabot concern
labtiklabtíkv [c2] MAG- actmaglabtíkv flick off, brush off. Means to flick by a sharp swing or to flick with the thumb and forefinger, or thumb and index finger. For example, to flick a chalk line, or to flick dust from a piece of clothingpalábtikv hint, infer, intimate, imply, suggest, insinuate, allude to
labu-labolabu-lábon gang fighting, street fighting, rumble, donnybrookmaglabu-lábov [c2] MAG- act. street fight. Refers especially to teenage gang fights
labuy-laboylabuy-láboyv [c2] MAG- actmaglabuy-láboyv wandersynlagalag stowawaylakwatsawander
labyawlábyawadj arrogantmalábyawadj snobbish, arrogant, proud, aloof, cruel. For example, one is said to be malabyaw when he avoids meeting or speaking to another because of anger or offense, or because he thinks he has a higher statusSi Lourdes malabyaw na babayi.Lourdes is an-arrogant woman.synpalabi-labihonproudlabyáwanv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- acc. treat cruelly, treat arrogantlyDili mo labyawan an mga ilo.Do not be-cruel-to the orphans.synmaisogcruelsalbahi wicked
labyoglábyogv [c4] MAG- ag; -ON patmaglábyogv swing something around. Refers to swinging things around, such as a rope
ladlad1ladládCebv [c9] MAKA- exp; MAG- ag; I- accmakaladládv spreadMay mga dahon san saging na nakaladlad sa ibabaw san lamesa.There-were some banana leaves which were-spread on top of-the table.iladládv be spread open, spread apart, lay out, open outIladlad an kurtina para makita ko kon matahom.Let the curtain be-opened so I can see if it is beautiful.synbuklad
ladlad2ládladv [c2] MAG- actmagládladv dry, dehydrate, hang up to dry. Refers to drying some specific clothes
ladlad3ládladv [c4] MAG- act; -ON patmagládladv throw a netladladónv be unfurled, be shaken out
lag-oklág-okn gulpMakusog an iya lag-ok san pag-inom san tubi.He gulped loudly when drinking the water.maglág-okv [c2] MAG- act. gulp, drink noisily, guzzle, swig
lagadilagádìSpn carpenter's saw. Refers especially to a two-man lumbering saw, but also any kind of sawSabiha siya na iuli an akon lagadi.Tell him to-return my saw.paralagadîn sawyer, wood cutterBaynti an adlaw san amon paralagadi.Our wood-cutter gets-twenty-pesos a day.maglagádìv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. saw lumberNagalagadi sinda sin kahoy.They are-sawing lumber.
lagalaglagalágn waif, stowawaymaglagálagv [c3] MAG- act; -AN goal. wander away, meander, roamHabo siya na maglagalag an anak kun gab-i.She does-not-want that the child wander-away at night.synlaboymud
lagapaklagápakn rustling of leaves, loud thud, clap, slapping noiseMababati ta man an mga lagapak san dahon san pakol.We will-hear also the rustling of-the leaves of-the pakol-tree. maglagápakv [c2] MAG- act. make noise of rustling leaves
lagaslagásadj 1old age, emaciated, wastedAn akon lolo habo mag-ako na lagas na siya.My grandfather does-not admit that he is old-aged already.syngurang old2withered, dried outSilhigon mo an mga lagas na dahon.You sweep-up the withered leaves.magkalagásv [c2] MAGKA-, MANGA- exp. wither and fallNiyan kay nagkaralagas na an kadahunan san kalasutsi, matuna na ina pagburak.Now that the plumeria leaves have-withered-and-fallen it will-begin to-bloom now.
lagasaklagasákn medium-sized shrimpcfhiponsmall shrimpurang crayfishpasayonlarge shrimplukon prawn
lagataklagatákn ra-ta-tat sound; sound of rapid hitting or pounding. As a stone on a wall, footsteps on a floor, heavy rain on a roof