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kalbokalbóSpadj 1bald, hairless, thin on topNapangkog sa bato an iya kalbo na lolo.His bald grandfather stumbled-on a stone.2treeless, bald landNakikita mo ina na kalbo na lugar?Can you see that treeless place?kalbuhónv [c5] MAGPA- act; -ON pat; -AN goal. make baldDili mo kalbuhon an akon ulo.Don't make my head bald.synupawbald
kaldirokaldíroSpn kettle, cooking potIsad lang an amon kaldiro.We have only one kettle.
kalesakalésaSpn horse cart. Refers to a two wheel horse-drawn passenger carriage of Spanish times, but it is seldom seen todaypakalesahónv [c5] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; PA-..-ON pat. cause to ride in a calesa Pakalesahon ko lang an kabataan.I will just have the children ride-in-a-kalessa.cfkarifilahorse drawn buggykaretelahorse drawn buggy
kalikalín gully, canal, ditchAn parapangayam nahulog sa kahoy kag nagligid paubos pakadto sa kali.The hunter fell-from the tree and rolled down to-the gully.parakálin ditch makerMagsuhol ka sin parakali.You hire a ditch-maker.magkalív [c3] MAG- act; -AN loc. make a canal, make a drainage ditchNagkali siya palibot sa balay.He made-a-canal around the house.
kalibangbangkalibángbangn butterfly. This is a generic termSan dugay na niya san kagukod nadakop man gihapon an kalibangbang.After a-long chase at-last he caught the butterfly.cfkakanogmothsynkulibangbangbutterflyVariantkalibangbángVariantalibangbangbutterfly
kalibangbángn Variantkalibangbangbutterfly
kaliberkalibérEngn caliber. Refers to the caliber or size of a bullet. Also classifies guns as to the size of bullets they acceptSan adto na sa kamot san P.C. an 45 kaliber, nagtangis gayod an tawo.When the 45 caliber-pistol was there in-the hand of-the P.C.-soldier, the person really cried.
kalibutan1kalibútanCebn world, earth, universeAn Dios nagkadi na kag mabalik man gihapon didi sa kalibutan.God already came-here and will-return again here to earth.cflibot roundsynkinab-anworldmondoworld
kalibutan2kalibútanCebn knowledgeWara ako sin kalibutan san imo ginasabi.I have-no knowledge of-what you are-saying.synkaaramanknowledgemagkalibútanv [c2] MAG- act. do knowingly
kalidadkalidádSpn quality, kind, sort. Refers to inanimate objectsKitaon ko an kalidad san imo bag?May I see the quality of your bag?
kaligtasankaligtásann salvationcfligtas
kalimutawkalimútawCebn iris of the eye, pupil of the eyeMalubog an kalimutaw san mata.The iris of-the eye is murky.
kalinawkalínawn peace, calmnesscflinaw1
kalingkalíngn plow handle. Refers to the plow pulled by a water buffalo.
kalingu-lingokalingu-lingôn head-shakingcflingu-lingo
kalinturakalintúràSpn feverHataas an iya kalintura.His fever is high.kalinturàónv [c14] -ON pat. have feverGinakalintura siya niyan.He has-a-fever now.Variantkalinturhonkalinturádoadj feverishAn kalinturado na bata dinara sa hospital.The feverish child was-brought to-the hospital.
kalinturhonv [c14] Variantkalintura have fever
kalipaykalípayn happinesscflipay
kalipay-lipayadj very happy
kalisdanankalisdánann hardship, difficultycflisod
kalisodkalisódn difficultycflisod
kalistuhankalistuhánn intelligencecflisto alertsynkaaramanknowledgekalibutan2 knowledge
kalitkalítadj sudden, abrupt, unexpectedNangawa ako san kalit niya na pagpakita.I was-amazed at his sudden appearance.magkalítv [c2] MAG- act. do abruptly, do impetuously, do suddenly, do unexpectedly
kalmakálmaSpadj calm, tranquil, peacefulmagkalmav [c2] MAG- exp. calm, quietNagkalma an dagat pagkatapos san bagyo.The sea calmed after the storm.kalmádaadj calmed, undisturbedKalmada an dagat.The sea has-calmed.
kalokálòCebn hat, helmet, cap, bonnetAn iya kalo dili nadudutlan sin bala.His helmet cannot be-penetrated by-a bullet.kalùónn hat materialkalûonv [c5] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal. make a hat, design a hatKaluon ko ini na buri.I will-make this buri into-a-hat.magkálòv hat, put on a hat, wear a hatMagkalo ka kay nagauran.You put-on-a-hat because it is-raining.