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libodlíbodv [c4] MAG- ag; -ON patlibúdonv be gone around, be encircledLibudon mo an lungsod.Go-around the town.synlibot aroundmaglíbodv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- acc. peddle, huckster, market. Means to carry things around to the villages to sellMaglibod ka sin bulinaw.You peddle some anchovies.paralíbodn traveling salesmanBantayan mo an paralibod sin banig kay mabakal kita sin isad.You watch for the mat traveling-salesman because we will-buy one.patalibodadv aroundMaski gab-i sigi la an lakat patalibod san lungsod wara man sin tuyo.Even at night he just walked around the city without any purpose.
libonlibónn buri sack. Refers to a sack made from the fiber of the buri palmSuludi na la ini na libon san imo humay.Just put your unhusked-rice into this buri-sack.
libotlíbotCebadj roundsynlibod maglíbotv [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. tour, go around, travel aroundMagalibot kami sa kalibutan.We will-tour the world.paglíbotadv going aroundGin-updan man niya ako paglibot san inda iskwelahan.He also escorted me going-around their school.paralíbotn traveling salesman, traveling representativeAdi an paralibot sin bulong.Here is the medicine salesman.palíbotadv aroundNaglakat siya palibot sa balay.He walked around the house.palibútanv [c15] MAGPA- ag; PA-..-ON pat; PA-..-AN goal; IPA- acc. be encircled, be surrounded, be enclosedPalibutan mo an aton balay sin alambri.Surround our-incl house with barbed wire.synsirkuluhonencirclekalibútann world, earth, universeIsad lang an Dios sa kalibutan.There-is only one God of-the earth.
librelíbreSpadj freeLibre ako sa trabaho sa balay.I am-free of-the household chores.librehónv [c6] MAG- ag; -ON pat; I- ben. be saved, be rescued. Means to save something from dangerLibrehon mo kami sa gutom.Save us from hunger.synligtas ilíbrev treat, pay for, pick up the tab. Refers to treating friends to merienda or a snackIlibre mo kami sin snack.Treat us to a snack.makalíbrev MAKA- exp. release, free, liberateNakalibre na siya sa prisohan.He was-released already from the prison.palibrehónv MAGPA- ag; PA-..-ON pat. be excused, be freed, be liberatedPalibrehon mo ako sa guruna.Excuse me from weeding.
libretalibrétaSpn small book, prayer booklibréta de bánkobank book, account record book. Refers to the small record book issued by banks to depositors to enable them to keep track of their deposits and withdrawals
librolíbroSpn book, tome, volumeDarha ini na libro.Bring this book.
lidirlídirEngn leader
ligalígàv [c2] MAG- expmaglígàv feel dizzy, feel disoriented, feel unbalancedsynlula atipuyongdizzy
ligadlígadn passed time, elapsed timeDamo na bulan an ligad.Many months are what passed.synliwas passing of timemaglígadv [c2] MAG-, MAKA- act. pass by, elapse, gleanNagligad na an tulo ka semana pero wara pa siya mag-abot.Three weeks have-passed already but he has-not arrived yet.makalígadv able to passNakaligad na mga katorse na ka tuig.About 14 years have already passed.ligádanv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. overlook, fail to notice, ignoreDili niya liligadan an iyo pagpagal.He will not fail-to-notice your struggle.pakalígadadv after passedPakaligad san pira ka adlaw nagbalik si Juan.After a few days passed Juan returned.
ligay-ligayligay-lígayn swollen saliva glands. Refers to glands swollen from mumpsMasakit an ligay-ligay sa liog.The saliva-glands in-the neck are-painful.makaligay-lígayv [c2] MAKA- exp. enlarge saliva glandsNakakalintura kag nakaligay-ligay ini.This can-cause-fever and cause-saliva-glands-to-enlarge.
ligidlígidCebv [c8] MAG- act; MA- pat; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmaglígidv roll, unroll, rotate, revolve, turn overNagligid-ligid siya paubos san hagdan.He kept-rolling down the stairs.malígidv be rolledOo, pero may bes naligid sa lab-ugan.Yes, but there-were times when he was-rolled in-a wallow/mud-hole.paligid-ligídonv roll over and overPaligid-ligidon dayon siya sa duta.Immediately roll him over-and-over on-the ground.cflukot balikutot synlikid
ligis1ligísCebv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmagligísv crush finely, mashMagligis ka sin asin.You crush the salt finely.
ligis2ligísCebv [c8] MAG-, MAKA- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmakaligísv run over, roll over. Refers to running over something with an instrument as for example with a vehicleNakaligis siya sin ido.He ran-over a dog.
ligtaslígtasTagv [c6] MAG- ag; -ON pat; I- accmaglígtasv save, free, rescueAn hamtik nagligtas san salampati.The ant saved the dove.kaligtásann salvation, deliverance, rescueGinhatagan mo kami sin kaligtasan.You have-given-to us salvation.paralígtasn savior, rescuer, deliverer, redeemer, knight in shining armorGin-ako ko siya bilang paraligtas mismo sadto na tuig.I accepted him as savior that same year.synlibre free
ligtoligtôCebv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accligtûanv be broken off, be damaged, be bustedGinligto ni Juan an lapis ko.My pencil was-broken-off by Juan.synbari
lihalíhàSpn sandpaperMagbakal ka sin liha.You buy some sandpaper.paralíhàn sander, one in charge of sandingSi Jose an paraliha san bangko.Jose is in-charge-of-sandpapering the bench.lihâonv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. be sandpapered, be smoothed with sandpaperLihaon mo an bangko.You sandpaper the bench.papél de líhan sandpaper. Translated literally it means, 'paper for sanding'
lihilihîv [c4] MAG- act; -ON patmaglihîv conceive. Refers to the fertilizing of the egg in the womb and the first three months of pregnancysynpangidam conceivelihìónv be conceivedAn duha na bata na ginlihi ni Rosa usad lang an ama.The two children who were-conceived by Rosa had just one father.
lihoglíhogadv politelypalíhogplease, be kind enough, make me happyPalihog man paghatag sani kan Miriam.Please give this to Miriam.
likaylikáyCebv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- acc; PA-..-ON patmaglikáyv beware, avoid, shun, evade, be cautious, be waryMaglikay kamo sa tintasyon.Beware of temptation.malikáyadj careful, wary, cautious, vigilant, watchfulMalikay siya sa iya pagsurumaton.She is careful in her speech.synikmat paglikáyn avoidance, evading, evasion, dodgingSayang an iya paglikay sa mga tawo.His avoidance of-the people was-in-vain.
likidlíkidv [c4] MAG- ag; -ON patmaglíkidv roll upcfligid
likidolíkidoEngn liquid, fluidTagaan mo lang siya sin likido imbes na pagkaon.You just give him liquid instead-of solid-food.
liklikliklíkCebv [c2] MAG- actmagliklíkv sneak about, go roundabout
likolikôCebv [c9] MAG- act; I- acc; PA-..-ON patmaglikôv turn and goNagliko siya pawala kag nawara.He turned left and was-gone.liku-likôadj winding, curving, twisting, zigzag. Refers to roads or pathsLiku-liko ini na kamino.This is a winding highway.pagliku-likôadv winding. As a highway winds up a mountain sidePag-abot naton sa kilomitro tres, magatuna na kita pagliku-liko hasta sa Kasa Berdi.Upon reaching kilometer three, we will-start winding until reaching the Green House.likûann curve, bend, turn. Refers to a curve or bend in a roadIgwa sin likuan dida sa unahan.There-is a curve there ahead.
likodlikódn back, rearNagasakit an akon likod.My back is-aching.likudánn rear area, backyardAdto siya sa likudan san balay.He is there at-the backyard of-the house.magpalikódv [c7] MAGPA- exp; MAGPA-..-AN goal; IPA- acc. put in back, put at the rearHabo siya magpalikod.He does-not-like to-be-put-at-the-back.
liksyonliksyónSpn lesson, lecture, tutorialMag-adal ka san imo liksyon.You study your lesson.magliksyónv [c7] MAG- act; -ON pat; I- acc. teach a lesson, lectureSi Mrs. Reyes wara sa amon magliksyon kahapon.Mrs. Reyes did not teach us a-lesson yesterday.