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kamutekamúten yam, sweet potatoSaging, mais o kamute pwede man gamiton.Banana, corn or yam can also be used.cfdumaroot vegetableIpomoea batatas
kan-onkán-onn cooked riceDapat siya magkaon sin tama na sukol san kan-on.He must eat an appropriate amount of cooked-rice.synluto1 cooked rice
kanabkanábv [c2] MAG- actmagkanábv encroach, infringe, trespassNagakanab siya sa aton duta.He is-encroaching on our land.pagkanábn encroaching, infringing, trespassingsynanab
kanamkánamn gamePakahuman san inda kanam naglarga ako.At-the-end of-their game I left.magkánamv [c3] MAG- act; -AN goal. play, compete, vieMaayo siya magkanam sin baskitbol.He is good at-playing basketball.karánampl n gamesMatahom niyan an karanam.The games today are-good.parakánamn playerNadismayo an isad ninda na parakanam.One of their players fainted.magkaránamv plural players playNagakaranam kami san umabot ka.We were playing-a-game when you arrived.kanámann plaything, toyIni matahom na kanaman sa balay.This is a good plaything in-the house.
kanastrokanastróSpn basket. Refers to a wide basket used by growers and merchants for holding a large quantity of fruits or vegetables
kanasyunankanasyunánn group of nationscfnasyon nation
kanaykanáyinterr prn whose, whomDili ta masabi kun kanay mangyayari an aksidente.We can not say to-whom an accident will-happen.
kandabakandábaCebn cooking banana. Refers to a species of banana which is usually boiled before eating
kandilakandílaSpn candle
kandingkándingCebn goatDiin mo pinahurab an kanding?Where did you graze the goat?kandingónadj has body odor, has a goatish smellSi Pedro kandingon.Pedro has-body-odor.magkinándingv [c2] MAG- act. act goatishNagkinanding si Jose pagdalagan.Jose ran like-a-goat.
kanggakanggán water buffalo sled. Refers to a sled with two wooden runners drawn by a water buffalo. It is used for dragging loads over trails where there are no roadsMapahimo ako sin kangga kan Mang Ambo.I will-have Mang Ambo make a water-buffalo-sled.
kangkongkángkongn swamp cabbageNaggisa ako sin kangkong.I sauteed swamp-cabbage.Ipomea reptans aquaticakangkungánv [c3] MAG- ag; -AN goal. mix in swamp cabbageKangkungi an lina-ga na karne.You mix-swamp-cabbage-into the stewed meat.pagkangkúnganv grow swamp cabbagePagkangkungan kamo sa patalibod.Grow-swamp-cabbage in-the area-around-your-place.
kangutngotkangútngotn dull pain, dull ache. Refers to a dull throbbing pain as distinct from a sharp stabbing pain
kaninakanínaadv earlier, awhile agoAdi pa lang idto siya kanina.He was here just awhile-ago.synkagainashort time ago
kanipaankanipâann nipa palm tree grovecfnipa palm leaf
kantakántaSpn song, melody, tuneIsaisip ko an pinakabag-o na kanta.I will-memorize the latest/newest song.parakántan singer, vocalist, croonerNagkanta an parakanta sin matahom na kanta.The singer sang a beautiful song.magkántav [c5] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal. sing, croon, intoneMagkanta ka sin lima na kanta.You sing five songs.
kantidadkantidádSpn amount, price, valueDili ko gayod mahihimo na ipabakal siya sa maski pira pa na kantidad.I really cannot sell him for any amount.
kantilkantílSpadj deep waterKantil ina dida.That is deep-water there.Variantkantilado
kantiladoadj Variantkantildeep water
kantokántoSpn cornerHulata ako didto sa tuo na kanto.Wait-for me there at-the righthand corner.
kanugonkanúgonadj wasting. Refers to wasting something like food or ground
kaonkâonv [c5] MAG-, UM-, MANG- ag; -ON, pat; -AN, locmagkâonv eatMagkaon ka sin utan.You eat some vegetables.pagkâonn food, something edibleMay pagkaon ako didi para sa duha.I have food for two here.VariantkaunonVariantkaraunonkàúnanv eat withKaunan mo man kami didi.You please eat with us here.mangâonv eat. Refers to eating a variety of thingsNangaon gayod si Pedro na naabot ako sa inda.Pedro really was-eating when I arrived at their-place.kàunánn diningroomDarhon mo an litson sa kaunan.Bring the pork-barbecue to-the dining-room.pakâonn feastDamo sin pagkaon sa pakaon.There was-plenty of food at-the feast.makàun-kâonadj very edibleMakaun-kaon an ginluto mo na bibingka.The pancake which you cooked is very-edible.
kaopisinakaòpisínaSpn office mate, fellow office workerIgwa ako sin duha na kaopisina.I have two office-mates.cfopisina office
kaorasonkaòrasónn momentcforas time
kapaaskapâasn hoarsenesscfpaas hoarse