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lawig1láwigv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accVariantkahalawígmagláwigv soak, immerse, saturate, marinateiláwigv be soaked
lawig2lawígn lengthAn lawig san buhay san ido dyis padose anyos.The life-span of-a dog is ten to-twelve years.Variantkahalawíghalawígadj longHalawig an buhay sana na gurang na lalaki.The life of-that old man is long.maghalawígv [c4] MAG- act; -ON pat. lengthen, extend, stretch out, elongateSa huna ko lang nagahalawig an buhay sana na hukluban.In my opinion only, the life of-that witch is-lengthening.halawigónv 1be lengthenedHalawigon mo an imo istorya.Let your story be-lengthened.2be deepened. Refers to breathingHalawigon mo an imo hinangos.Deepen your breathing.
lawig3lawígv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN loc; I- acciláwigv graze, browse, crop, nibble, forageIlawig mo an karabaw sa kakugunan.You graze the water-buffalo in-the cogon-grass-field.lawigónn tether. Refers to a rope for tying to a carabao or goat in order to lead them or restrain them or to control where they grazeMagbakal ka sin walo ka dupa na lawigon.You buy eight arms-lengths of tether.paralawígn grazier, shepherd, herder. Refers to one who shepherds domestic animalsDili ba ikaw an paralawig san aton kakarabawan?Are you not the grazier of our carabao-herd?
lawodlawódCebn seawardnasalawódadj at sea, out on the deep seaNasalawod na an paraw.The sailboat already was-at-sea.ilawódn downstream area, seaward place, towards town placev [c9] MAG- act; I- acc. go seaward. Refers to the direction away from the speaker, but especially refers to direction out to sea from land, or downstream on a riverAn mga hayop dapat higutan sa ilawod san suba.The animals must be-tied at-the downstream-area of-the river.Ilawod an sakayan.Cause the boat to-go-seaward.
laya1layân mature coconut
laya2layán hand thrown fish netsynladlad3 maglayáv [c2] MAG- act. fish with a hand thrown fish netpaglayán throwing a fish net, net throwingDamo siya sin nakuha na isda sa paglaya.He caught many fish by net-throwing.
layagláyagCebn sailNagisi an layag san inda paraw.The sail of their sailboat was-torn.magláyagv [c8] 1sailNaglayag lang sinda hali sa Burias.They just sailed from Burias.2MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. sail away, go away, avoid something unpleasantNaglayag siya kay bigo sa pagkamuot ni Rita.He sailed-away because he was-frustated in his-love-for Rita.synlayas stowaway
layasláyasTagadj stowawayAdi na an layas na bata.Here-comes the stowaway child.magláyasv [c7] MAG- act; PA-..-ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. begone, get away, go away, run awayMaglayas ka sa akon atubangan.Get out of my sight.
layawláyawadj undisciplined, unruly, uncontrollable, spoiledAn tanan na kaanakan ni Elma mga layaw.All of Elma's children are unruly.magláyawv [c2] MAG act; PA-..-ON pat. become unrulyNagalayaw an anak san amon katakin.The child of our neighbor is-becoming-unruly.magpaláyawv allow to be unruly, allow to be undisciplinedDili maayo an magpalayaw sin bata.To allow a child to become-unruly is not good.
laygayláygayHlgn advicesynmaymay 1advicemagláygayv [c3] MAG- act; -AN goal. adviseAn mga doktor magalaygay sa pagplano san pamilya.The doctors will-advise on planning the family.pagláygayn counsel, advice, counseling, advisingAn katuyuan sani na libro an paglaygay manungod san paglikay sa pagbudos.The purpose of this book is the advising concerning avoiding conception.
layilayíSpn lawNano kay dili kita magsunod sa layi?Why do we not obey/follow the law?cfreglamentoregulation
laylayláylayadj dangling from the edge, hanging at the edgelayláyonn dangling partGin-ilbana niya an laylayon san akon bado.She basted the dangling-hemline of my dress.
laymayláymayadj MA-maláymayadj convalescing, recovering, recuperatingNagalaksi na an malaymay na bata.The convalescing child is-becoming-active now.kaláymayn convalescence, recuperationmagláymayv [c2] MAG- act. recuperate, convalesce, recover
layog1láyogn 1flight2ambition, aspirationHataas an iya layog.He is very ambitious.magláyogv [c2] MAG- exp; PA-..-ON pat; IPA- acc. fly, soarNagalayog na an akon borador.My kite is-soaring already.synlupad fly
layog2láyogv [c4] MAG- ag; -ON patmagláyogv buffet, shake severelysynpalid
layosláyosv [c2] MAKA- actmakaláyosv able to passNakalayos na siya sa kamatayon pakadto sa buhay.He is-able-to-pass death to-go to life.synlagpas lampas pass by
letkomerlétkomerEngn late arrival. Refers to persons who are late for meetingsKamo na mga letkomerz, wara kamo makaabot san amon una na liksyon.All you late comers, you were not able-to-arrive for-the first-part of our lesson.
LeviLévin Levi. A personal name
liawlîawv [c6] MAG- act; -ON pat; I- ben.maglîawv comfort, relax, loungeNagaliaw ako.I am-lounging.ilîawv comfort someone for someoneIliaw anay ako sani na bata kay sigi an tangis.Comfort this child for-me for-awhile because he is continually crying.lìáwonv be comfortedDidi lang anay kamo kay liawon ko pa si Bing-bing.You-pl just wait-here for-awhile because I will still comfort Bing-bing.lìáwann recreation hallDili ako nagakadto sa liawan.I do-not go to-a recreation-hall.paralîawn comforterSiya an paraliaw san mga mamundo.He is the comforter of-those-who are-lonely.synlibang
libadoralibadóraSpn leaven, yeast, batter containing yeast. Refers to the ingredient used to raise dough, as for example, for hotcakes or rice cakesBatihon mo an libadora antes hornohon.You beat the batter before baking.
libaklibákv [c4] MAG- ag; -ON patmaglibákv criticize, backbite, slandersyntatsar criticizeyubit criticizemaglibákanv MAG-..-AN act. slander each otherBasi maabtan ko kamo na nagririlibakan.Perhaps I will-arrive-at your-place as-you are-slandering-each-other.panglibákn criticism, slander, disparagement, denigration, censureNakaaram sinda panglibak.They know-how to-criticize.paralibákn slanderer, backbiter, criticizerAn mga babayi dapat dili paralibak.The women must not be-slanderers.
libanglibángv [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmaglibángv amuse, relax, loaflibangánn recreation place, amusement center, resting placeIni na lugar nahimo na libangan san gurang.This place was-made a resting-place by-the old woman.libángonv be amused, be diverted, be comforted, be sympatheticLibanga anay an bata agod magpuyo.Let the child be amused for-awhile so-that he-will-be-quiet.synliaw lingaw
libatlíbatadj cross eyedNano kay dili ka naluluoy sana na libat na bata?Why do you not pity that cross-eyed child?n cross eyed oneDili ka magtiwala sa libat.Do not trust the cross-eyed-one.maglíbatv [c2] become cross eyedNano kay nagalibat ka na?Why-are you now becoming-cross-eyed?magpalíbatv [c6] MAGPA- ag; -ON pat; I- acc. make cross eyedMagpalibat ka.Make yourself cross-eyed.
libentadorlibentadórSpn firecrackerVariantribentadorlólo na libentadórgiant firecracker
libolíboadj thousandGinpahuram ko siya sin isad ka libo ka puso san mais.I lent him one thousand ears of corn.libo-líboadj many thousandsLibo-libo na an nagugutom didi sa aton lungsod.Many-thousands are-starving already here in our town.nilíbov [c14] in the thousands, by the thousandsNilibo an inda ganansya sa negosyo.Their gain in business is in-the-thousands.VariantliniboVariantrinibo