List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 100

arsa

Cebuano

see alsa.



arsii

Cebuano

n. RCA, abbreviation for the Philippine Government Rice and Corn Administration. Bugas arsii, Rice from the RCA.


arsubispu

Cebuano

n. archbishop; v. be, make into an archbishop. arsubispádu n. archbishopric.


art.

Cebuano

n. abbreviation for artikulu.


artal

Cebuano

see altar.


arte

Cebuano

n. art


arti

Cebuano

n. art. Arti sa pamálak, Art of poetry. may, walay — be (not be) artistic. May arti siyang mukanta, She sings artfully; a. 1. affected. Arti kaáyu nga manulti ning buánga, mu rag unsay nakamauhan, The fool speaks in an affected way. You’d think he knew something; 2. affected in dress. Pastilang artíhang mamisti ning bayhána, My! That woman sure does overdress; v. 1. for speech or behavior to be affected; 2. overdress, have too much make-up on. 3. put on an act. Maáyu muarti, makalingaw sa naguul, He puts on a good act which could entertain people who are sad. artiarti v. do something unessential and unnecessary just to put on a big show. Tuhi, muartiarti pa nà siyag pamaláyi bísag dúgay na nílang púyù, Phooey, he puts on a show of asking for the girl’s hand, as if they hadn’t already been living together for a long time; n. action of doing unnecessary things just for show. Ug náay mangasáwa nákù, minyù dáyun sa way daghang artiarti, If someone asks me to marry him, I’ll say yes, without fuss and bother. pa- v. make a show of doing something Magpaarti silag hulgà nímu, piru ayawg tagda, They will put a big show of threatening you, but pay no attention. paN- n. things one wears for vanity’s sake. Nangáyù siyag lipstik, ariyus ug uban pang mga pangarti, She asked for lipstick, earrings, and other vanities. di- a. artistic. Panulat nga diarti, Artistic writings.


Artiko

Cebuano

arctic


artikulu

Cebuano

n. 1. article, a piece published; 2. article of a law.


artiliyiríya

Cebuano

n. artillery.


artilyeriya

Cebuano

artillery


artipisyal

Cebuano

a. 1. artificial, affected and not natural. Dalágang syudadnun nga púlus artipisyal ang panglihuk, City girls that always put on. 2. not naturally occurring, contrived. Ang kangihit sa humay artipisyal dílì tungud sa húlaw, The scarcity of rice is artificial and not due to the drought; v. become, make artificial.


artipisyal

Cebuano

artificial


artista

Cebuano

actor


artista

Cebuano

actress


artista

Cebuano

n. actor, actress; v. be, become an actor. Gustu siyang mag-artista sa Haliwud, She wants to become an actress in Hollywood. -in- v. put on an act. Nag-inartista siyag hangyù, He’s putting on an act while he is asking for it.


n. actress


aruk

Cebuano

n. money (slang). -an a. having money (slang).


arul

Cebuano

v. 1. shave the hair off the head. Giarulan ang binilanggung patyunun, The condemned prisoner had his hair shaved off; 2. lose hair, feathers. Muarul (mangarul) ang manuk ihás ug mating-init, Wild chickens shed their feathers in the hot season.


arúma

Cebuano

n. spiny shrub or small tree similar to ipil-ipil, used for firewood. Said to be the plant from which Christ’s crown of thorns was made: Acacia farnesiana.


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