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lakoblakóbn bamboo tube. It is used for collecting the juice of the coconut palm buds for making tuba, the coconut wine
laksi1laksîCebv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acclaksìónv be ripped off, be torn off, be detached. As a branch torn from the stem by using only a handDili mo laksion an orkids hali sa kayumito.Don't let the orchids be-torn from the star-apple-tree.synlaknit rip offpaksi tear offpaknit
laksi2láksiCebadj MA-maláksiadj fast, quickMaayo ini na bata na lalaki kay malaksi maghiwag.This boy is good because he moves quickly.magláksiv [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN ben; I- acc. become quick, become fast, become activeNagalaksi na an malaymay na bata.The convalescent child is-becoming-active now.laksíhav be brisk, do quicklyLaksiha an imo pag-ukay.Make your stirring brisk.pagkaláksin KA-, PAGKA-. alertness, quickness, agility, alacrityKombinsido ako san imo pagkalaksi.I am-convinced of your alertness.cflisto alert
laktawláktawCebv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN pat; I- accmagláktawv 1skip, leave out, give space, missKun nagabilang ka, dili maglaktaw sin numiro.When you are-counting, do not skip-over a number.2transgress, exceedDili ka maglaktaw sa kagustuhan san Dios.Do not transgress God's will.cflapas
laktodlaktódCebadj direct, honest, straightforward, candid, plain spoken, straight to the point
lakwatsav wander
lakwatséroadj truant
lalakilalákin male, man. Refers to animate beingsNagaiskwila an akon magurang na lalaki sa Masbate South Elementary School.My older brother is-studying at-the Masbate South Elementary School.antbabayi femalekalalakihángroup of menUpat ka libo na kalalakihan an nagkaraon pwera pa san kababayihan.Four thousand men ate besides the women.
lalanglalángn creationMatahum-tahom an lalang san Dios.God's creation is very-beautiful.paglalángn creating, producing, fashioningmaglalángv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN ben; I- acc. create, make, produce, fashion, formAn Dios naglalang san tanan.God created everything.lalangánv create forGinlalangan kita san Dios sin tinanom kag mga hayupan.God created plants and animals for us-incl.
lalolálòadv 1especially, more thanGinaadalan namon an tanan lalo na an paglalang san kalibutan.We are-studying everything especially the creation of-the world.2particularlyNalisudan kami sa iksamin lalo na sa Englis.We had-a-hard-time in-the test particularly with English.
lalonglálongCebn seedlings. Refers to seedlings of any plantDamo siya sin lalong na sili.He has-many pepper seedlings.
lamanglámangadv only, justMatahom idto'n akon singsing lamang kay nawara.That ring of-mine was-beautiful only that it was-lost.synlaonlylangonly
lamanolamánoSpv [c8] MAG-, MAKI- act; -ON pat; -AN ben; I- acc.makilamánov shake hands with someone, greet with a hand shake. Usually done when meeting someone to greet themDili siya nakilamano sa mga dayo.She does not shake-hands with strangers.paglamánon handshake, shaking of hands with someoneDili sinsiro an iya paglamano sa akon.His shaking-hands with me was-not sincere.
lamaylámayTagn vigilmaglámayv [c2] MAG- act. keep vigil, hold a vigil
lambanoglambanógCebn sugar cane wine, buri palm wineGinalon an pagbaligya san lambanog didto sa amon.Sugar-cane-wine is-sold-by-gallons there-distant in our-place.paralambanógsugar cane wine makerMayaman na an paralambanog didto sa amon.The wine-maker there (distant) in our-place is now rich.
lambatlámbatn net. Refers to a woven net of any sortGinaayo ninda an lambat.They are-fixing the fish-net.paralámbatn net fishermanMagbakal ka sin isda sa paralambat.You buy fish of-the net-fisherman.manglámbatv [c2] MAGPANG-, MANG- act. net, fish with a...Nanlambat sinda sa lawod san magsubasko.They were-fishing-with-a-net in-the deep-sea when it-stormed.synsanapnet
laminglámingCebv [c4] MAG- ag; -ON patmaglámingv prepare for butchering. Refers to starving an animal in preparation for butchering. Includes placing mud fish in clean water for a short time before cleaning
lamisalamísaSpn tableAyaw pag-ingkod sa lamisa.Do not sit on-the table.lamisahónn table materialAdi an kahoy na lamisahon ni Pedro.Here is Pedro's lumber for making-a-table.lamisáhanv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- acc. set a table forLamisahan mo an aton bisita.You set-the-table-for our visitor.cfpuestuhanset table
lamonlámonCebv [c2] MAG- actmaglámonv eat voraciously, eat sloppilysynhakhak1 guffawhaklab eat voraciouslylamunéron glutton, epicure, gourmand, gastronome, food lovercfhangol selfish
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lampaslámpasHlgadj excessive, extreme, too much, unwarranted, disproportionateLampas na ina sa sukol.That measurement already is excessive.maglámpasv [c7] MAG-, MAKA- ag; -AN pat; I- acc; PA-..-ON pat. pass by, transgressNano kay nagalampas ka sa mga patakaran san iskwilahan?Why do you transgress the regulations of-the school?lampásanv 1be passed, be overtakenLampasan ta ina na dyip.Let that jeep be-passed by-us-incl.2be transgressing, be sinning, be disobeying, be breaking the rules ; be contraveningmakalámpasv able to pass byWara pa kita makalampas sa IrosinWe have-not yet been-able-to-pass-by Irosin.cflipas synlabay1 pass bylagpas layos agi 1pass by
lampasolampásoCebn coconut husk floor brushHanapon mo an lampaso kag darahon didi.Look-for the coconut-husk-brush and bring-it here.paralampáson janitor, caretaker, floor polisherMaati an salog san amon opisina kay wara didto an paralampaso.The floor of our office is dirty because there-is-no janitor there.maglampásov [c7] MAG- act; -AN goal; I- acc. clean with a coconut husk brush, skate the floor, polish the floor. Means to clean and polish a floor, usually wooden, with a coconut huskMaglampaso ka sa salog kay maati na.Clean the floor with-a-coconut-husk because it is dirty now.
lampinlámpinn diaperMaski ngani ibarakal sin lampin wara pa siya makatima.She was-not yet able-to-prepare even indeed to-buy a diaper.
lamposlámposHlgv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- accmaglámposv strike, thrash, flail, beat
lampoylámpoyn shadeMainit didi. Hamos kita sa lampoy san kahoy.It is hot here. Let's go to-the shade of-the tree.malámpoyadj shadyMalampoy ina na kahoy.That tree is shady.Variantlimpoy