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kakulangankakulángann needs, things needed, necessitycfkulang lacking
kakunsabokakunsáboSpn co-conspirator. Refers to a member of a secret/clandestine groupcfkunsabo synkakutsabaco-conspirator
kakúrin Variantkakurianhardship
kakuriankakurîanSpn hardship, scarcitycfkakulanganneedssynkaíwatscarcitykalisoddifficultyVariantkakúri
kakutsaban co-conspirator
kalabasakalabásaSpn acorn squashGusto ko an upo kisa kalabasa.I prefer white-squash rather-than the acorn-squash.cfupowhite squash
kalagkalágn soul, spirit. Refers to the soul or spirit of a personUsad man anay ako san mga kalag na nagalakat sa kaduluman.At-first I was-one of-the souls who were-walking in darkness.synispiritospiritkaluluwa spirit
kalagiwkalágiwn escape
kalahikaláhin descendent, member of the same raceMga kalahi kamo ni Antonio.You-all-are descendents of Antonio.cflahi lineage
kalainankalàinánn differencecflain2 differ
kalakipkalakípn included thingcflakip included
kalamansikalamánsin lemon, lime. This seems to be a cross between a lemon and a lime, but looks more like a limeMaayo na klasi an duga na kalamansi.Kalamansi juice is a-good kind-of-juice.VariantkamánsiCitrus microcarpa
kalamaykalámayn brown sugar. This is made from sugar cane juiceTagdos pisos an padak san kalamay.Brown-sugar bricks are two pesos each.kalamáyonv [c5] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal. be made into brown sugarKalamayon kuno ninda an inda tubo.Their sugar-cane-juice, it-is-reported, will-be-made-into-brown-sugar by-them.parakalámayn brown sugar makerSa Cebu damo an parakalamay.There-are plenty-of brown-sugar-makers in Cebu.kalámay-hatîn coconut syrup, cocohoney. Refers to a syrup made from coconut juice and sugarNaula an kalamay-hati.The cocohoney spilt-out.magkalámay-hatîv [c2] MAG- act. make cocohoneyNagakalamay-hati sinda.They are-making-cocohoney.
kalamidadkalamidádSpn calamityNagapakita kami na matinumanon kami na mga amigo sa kalamidad.We are-showing that we are-loyal friends in-a calamity.
kalangitankalangitánn skiescflangit sky
kalapatikalapátiCebv [c4] MAG- ag; -ON patmagkalapátiv caulk with sapv caulk with sap. Refers to using sap from the pili tree; be covered with something sticky. As a child might have sticky hands and face from eating a sticky fruit
kalapuyotkalapúyotn stickynesscflapuyot
kalaskálasn fear, fright, surpriseGrabi an akon kalas.My fright was-very-great.synkahadlokfearmakalásanv [c14] MA-..-AN exp; PA-..-AN pat. surprise, astonish, astound, shock, flabbergastSabat san usa, "Nakalasan ako."The deer answered, "I was-surprised."synawa2 usa2 ngawa surprisengarat surprisengalas surprisepakalásanv frighten someone, make someone afraid, surprise someone, scare someonePakalasan ta si Juan.Let us frighten Juan.synhadlukonfrighten, scare
kalatkálatTagv [c8] MAG- exp; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmagkálatv scatter, disperse, spread outNagkaralat sa dalan an mga patay kag mga nasamadan.The dead and wounded were-scattered along-the trail/road.ikálatv disseminate, circulate, spreadIkalat mo an barita na maabot an mga artista.Circulate the news that the movie-stars will-arrive.cfkuriyat barita1 report newspagkálatn circulation, spreadingMadali an pagkalat san barita.The circulation of-the news was-rapid.
kalatsutsikalatsútsiSpn plumeria, frangipani. Refers to both tree and flowersIbutang an panit san kalatsutsi sa kaserola.Put the bark of-the Plumeria-tree into-the casserole-dish.Plumeria acuminata
kalawangkaláwangn rustAn kalawang an nagakaon san bakal.The rust is the-thing-that eats the iron.kalawángonadj rustyv [c14] -ON pat. be rustedKalawangon na ini na lata.This tin-can is rusty already.Dili mo basaon an bakal sin dagat agod dili kalawangon.Do not let the iron be-wet by sea-water lest it be-rusted.
kalawasankalawásanTagn healthHatagan kamo pirme niya sin maayo na kalawasan.Always he will-give you good health.cflawas body
kalaymaykaláymayn convalescencecflaymay
kalayo1kaláyon fire, flame, blazeParunga an kalayo.Put-out the fire.magkaláyov [c2] 1MAG- exp; PA-..-ON pat. burn, flame, blazeNagakalayo ina na balay.That house is-burning.2flicker, glimmer, shimmer, sparkleMay nagakalayo sa kanto.There-is-something flickering in-the corner.3flame figurativelyNagakalayo an iya mga mata sa kaurit.His eyes are-flaming in anger.
kalayo2kalayôCebn distanceKalayo san inda balay hali didi tulo ka kilomitro.The distance of their house from here is three kilometers.magkalayôv [c5] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal. move far, keep distance fromNagakalayo siya sa iya ama.He is-keeping-far-from his father.synharayo far