List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 106

asu

Cebuano

n. 1. smoke. Way asu nga makumkum, You can’t hide smoke in your fist. (No secret can be kept for long.) 2. fumes; v. 1. give off smoke, fumes. Ngánung nag-asu man ang dapug? Why is the hearth giving off smoke? 2. be in path of smoke. Ayawg dáub dihà kay maasuhan mi diri, Don’t build a fire there because we’re right in the path of the smoke; 3. go up in smoke, be for naught. Ang kwartang gigugul nímu naasu lang, The money you invested was for naught. pa- v. fumigate, apply smoke to plants to make them bear. Paasuhi ang mangga arun mamúwak, Smoke the mango tree so it will bloom. asuasu v. 1. give off smoke continuously; 2. come fast and thick, in rapid succession. Miasuasu ang íyang kúmù, The blows from his fists came fast and furiously. alasúhan a. exposed to smoke; n. chimney.



ásud

Cebuano

v. 1. for two or more people to pound cereal in mortar together and in synchronization. Asúra (iásud) ang mga lubuk, Do your pounding alternately—when one lifts, the other comes down; 2. come one after another in rapid succession, like several people pounding rice on one pestle. Nag-ásud ang pangutána sa mga piryudista, The newspapermen’s questions came in rapid succession. Giasúran ug haluk ang bátà sa mga dalága, The girls smothered the baby with kisses. asud-asud v. see ásud, 2.


asúgi

Cebuano

n. head of a match.


asuhon

Cebuano

adj. smoky


asukal

Cebuano

n. sugar


asúkal

Cebuano

see asúkar.


asúkar

Cebuano

n. refined sugar; v. 1. make into, become sugar. Ang sintral nag-asúkar sa tubu, The mill is making refined sugar. Ug muasúkar na ang binúkal nga dugà, When the boiled juice forms sugar; 2. put sugar into something Giasukaran ba nímu ang kapi? Have you put sugar in the coffee? asukaríra n. sugar container for table use.


asukar

Cebuano

sugar


asul

Cebuano

a. blue. — marína, marínu navy blue; v. be blue. Nag-asul ang lawud, The deep part of the sea looks blue.


asul

Cebuano

n. blue


asunting

Cebuano

n. kind of erect branching shrub, wild but occasionally planted as ornamental. The leaves are used in treating skin fungi: Cassia alata.


asunto

Cebuano

n. lawsuit


asuntu

Cebuano

n. 1. court case; 2. matter, concern to be reckoned with. Asuntu sa kasingkásing, A matter of the heart; v. have a court case. Asuntúhun pa ba nátù kini nga gamay ra man? Shall we make a court case out of this small matter?


asupli

Cebuano

n. sulphur; v. put sulphur on something Asuplíhan kunu nang núka, Put sulphur on the sores.


asupre

Cebuano

sulphur


asupri

Cebuano

see asupli.


asus

Cebuano

see hisus, 2.


asusasiyun

Cebuano

n. association, organization.


asusíluy

Cebuano

n. kind of black and white songbird, the magpie robin: Copsychus saularis.


asusína

Cebuano

see asusínas, 1.


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