List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 115

audana

Cebuano

n. story



Australia

Cebuano

n. Australia


Australiano

Cebuano

n. Australian


aw-aw

Cebuano

v. bark. Ay lag dágan ug aw-áwun (hiaw-awan) ka sa irù, Don’t run if the dog barks at you; n. dish prepared from dog meat (slang). Aw-aw ang ílang gisumsum, They had dog meat to go with their drinks.


aw, àw

Cebuano

1. particle preceding a statement made to correct oneself. Tagdus písus, aw, dus singkwinta diay, It’s two, I mean, two-fifty; 1a. particle preceding an afterthought. Aw kanà lang diay, ímu na nà, Oh that. You can have that; 2. particle preceding a statement or question meaning ‘is that so?’ and shows surprise. Aw, mau diay nà? Oh! Is that so! 3. pause word before starting to speak. Aw, makahímù ba tag gáwì sa ímung tilipunu? Er, may I use your phone? 4. particle preceding a predetermined answer: ‘of course’. Aw, ú. Mabalibáran ba gud nà nákù? Yes, of course. How could I refuse that!


áwà

Cebuano

n. kind of fish, the ten-pounder: Elops hawaiensis.


áwà

Cebuano

v. 1. envy, be jealous. Ngánung maáwà ka man sa ímung igsúun? Why should you be jealous of your sister? Makaáwà man nang ímung kahimtang, Your circumstances inspire envy. Dílì man nà ángay awáun (awáan, iáwà), That is not worth envying; 2. be worried. Mag-áwà man ka nga wà may nahinabù? Why are you worried when nothing terrible has happened?


awáaw

Cebuano

a. deserted place. Giatángan sila sa dapit nga awáaw, They were ambushed at the remote and lonely spot; v. be, become deserted and lonely.


awahi

Cebuano

adj. late


awahi

Cebuano

angan


awahi

Cebuano

later


awahi

Cebuano

see ulahi.


áwak

Cebuano

n. continuous vaginal bleeding, severe or slight; v. have continuous vaginal bleeding. Giáwak (giawákan) ka na ba sukad? Did you ever suffer continuous vaginal bleeding?


awang

Cebuano

n. kind of small fresh-water crab that is edible.


awang

Cebuano

n. space between the upper two front teeth. In folk belief, a woman is thought to be oversexed if she has this gap; v. for someone to have a wide gap between the two front teeth. Birgatinya kunu ang babáying awangan, They say that a woman is oversexed if she has a wide gap between her two front teeth.


awas

Cebuano

overflow


awas

Cebuano

spill


áwas

Cebuano

v. 1. for liquid to boil over, spill over the top of a container. Muáwas ang sabaw, The soup will boil over. Nag-awas ang túbig sa baldi, The water in the pail is running over; 1a. have wet dreams. Awásan siyag magabíi, He has wet dreams at night; 1b. — sa kalindaryu pass thirty (Lit. go over the number in the calendar—slang). Miáwas (naáwas) na lang síya sa kalindaryu, wà pa giyud maminyù, She is past thirty and still hasn’t gotten married; 2. for blows to miss the mark. Muáwas lang ang kúmù kay maáyung mulikay ang kuntra, Since his opponent dodge well his fist won’t hit the mark. pa- v. parry, ward off blows. Paawásun níya ang pipila ka sukmag úsà siya mubálus, He will ward off several blows before he retaliates. (→) a. abundant to overflowing. Ang Hapun karun awas sa mga pruduktu, Japan has products in abundance. —, -an(→) ug pálad spendthrift, extravagant. -an(→) sa apdu kind of sickness. awasánan n. down spout of a roof gutter.


awasanan

Cebuano

drainage


awasanan

Cebuano

spillway


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