List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 103

asílu

Cebuano

n. asylum for orphans, destitute people.



asíman

Cebuano

see ulasíman.


asin

Cebuano

n. salt


asin

Cebuano

n. salt. walay — without substance, unbelievable. Walay asin ang íyang mga púlung, His words cannot be believed; v. 1. form salt. Muasin ang túbig sa dágat ug itúsun, Sea water forms salt if you boil it. 2. make salt. Nag-asin siya, He’s making salt; 3. preserve food with salt. Asinun ta ning karni, Let’s preserve this meat with salt; 4. season with salt. Asini ang sabaw, Put salt in the soup. -in- n. food preserved in salt. -l-an(←) n. salt factory. pang-an(←) n. salt beds.


asin-ásin

Cebuano

n. rice or corn cooked to a mushy consistency; v. boil rice or corn grits soft, but not watery. Asin-asína ang sampuraduhun, Cook the rice and chocolate into a pudding.


asinda

Cebuano

n. plantation. asindíru n. plantation owner; v. become a plantation owner.


asinon

Cebuano

salty


asinsiyun

Cebuano

n. Ascension Day.


asinsu

Cebuano

v. improve economically. Dílì ka makaasinsu ánang panginabuhía, You can not better yourself financially in that line of work; n. improvement in economic situation. Walay asinsu kining lungsúra, This town hasn’t shown any improvement.


asintador

Cebuano

sharp-shooter


asir

Cebuano

v. 1. come out successfully. Sulayi lang ning tambála básig muasir, Just try this medicine. It might be effective; 2. assert. Kinahanglan giyud nga mangasir ka sa ímung katungud sa pagkaasáwa, You’ve got to assert your rights as a wife. pa- prove something by making it come out. Ipaasir sab ang ímung pagkaduktur, dílì kay dukturduktur lang, Prove to them that you are a genuine doctor, not just a quack.


asiras

Cebuano

n. pavement


asiras

Cebuano

n. sidewalk


asíras

Cebuano

n. sidewalk; v. put a sidewalk. Maáyung asirásan ang kílid sa kalyi, It’d be good to put a sidewalk at the side of the street.


asiráwu

Cebuano

a. for a steel to be mild-tempered, soft. Asiráwu nang kutsilyúha kay dalì rang mahábul, That knife is mild-tempered because it easily gets dull; v. for steel to come out mild-tempered.


asiro

Cebuano

n. steel


asíru

Cebuano

n. 1. steel; 2. steel wire leader of fishlines; v. attach a steel wire leader.


asiruhon

Cebuano

adj. steely


asistinsiya

Cebuano

n. financial assistance given in social or civic programs.


asistǐr

Cebuano

v. 1. give aid in doing work. Muasistir sila sa pagtúkud sa balay, They will help build the house; 2. assist at a mass.


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