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Kuyuk, Iwung or young sprouts of Bambu, put in the water to soak before boiling

for eating. The young bambu sprouts so soaked.

Kwali, a large pan for boiling in. A cauldron.

La-as, said of the leaves of forest trees, which have been cut down, and which rot and

drop off from long continued rain, before the whole can be burnt.

Laban, a tree with white, hard, good wood, also called Kayu arak, Vitex leucoxylon.

Labaran, the great Mohammedan festival held at the new moon, on the expiration of

the Puasa or fasting month. (Batav. Lĕbaran. Jav. Lĕbar, to be at the end; vanished.
Thus Lĕbaran the end of the fasting month; puasa = Ser. upavâsa, fast, fasting. Fr.)

Labaran Haji, a Mohammedan festival held on the 10th. of the month of Haji, after

two days fasting, which fasting is, however, observed only by the very strict part of
the population, and not by the masses. This is the time when the pilgrims at Mecca
collect to perform certain ceremonies, and obtain the right of becoming a Haji, and
thus to wear a white turban.

Labar-lébér, said of any vessel which is so full of water or other liquid, that with the

least motion it runs over. Susukan kurang jĕro, labar - lébér sapanjang na, the canal
wants deepening, the water runs over along the whole length of it.

Labĕt, the spot where the Luluhur (which see) is to be conciliated, which is generally

on some mountain top, as if he had left his mark there, which is frequently imagined
to be the case, from finding there some vestiges of ancient times. Impression, mark;
ancient vestige.

Labrang, the shrouds of a ship, the ropes which support the mast.

Labu, a gourd, a Calabash; Cucurbita lagenaria. Labu, C. 604 a gourd, a pumpkin.

(Jav, L*wu Scr. Liwu idem.)

Labuh, to slip and fall on the ground, as a man in walking. To bring to, as a ship;

to anchor. (Mal. idem. Jav. Mal. to let fall, to anchor.)

Labuhan-bulan, holes which are found sunk in the ground naturally, especially where

limestone formations prevail with natural cavities. The words Labuhan-bulan mean,
anchorage place of the moon, thereby indicating that the native fancies that these holes
have been caused by the moon going to rest there. Similar holes occur in limestone
districts in England where they are called Shake -holes.

Labur, to pour out, to start, as grain, rice or similar matter emptied out of a bag upon

the ground or floor of a store.

Lachak, mark, trace, track of a man or of any animal on the ground. (Jav. idem.)

Lachur, disappointed in getting anything. Anything tried for in vain.

Lada, peppery, pungent. Lada, C. 606, the beetle creeper. Lada in Malay is pepper,

which in Sunda is called Pĕdĕs. Sirĕum lada, a black variety of ant found on trees
whose bite is pungent.

Ladaĕun, having a peppery pungent taste- being warm and pungent.

Ladang, the money or other goods got in exchange for anything sold. Ladang paré,

the money got by selling paddy. Ladang kuda di paké mĕuli kĕbo, the sale money of
the horse was used to buy a buffaloe.