List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 121

ayay

Cebuano

particle 1. expressing pleasant surprise. Ayay, kanindut! Yippie. How nice! 2. expressing pain. Ayay, kasakit, Ouch. How painful. -an a. overly sensitive and easily incapacitated by pain or sickness. Ayayan kaáyung batáa maung dì magpaindiksiyun, This child is a terrible sissy. She won’t let them give her a shot; v. be a big sissy.



ayay

Cebuano

wow


ayay ko!

Cebuano

conj. alas!


aybru

Cebuano

n. 1. eyebrow; 2. eyebrow pencil; v. apply eyebrow pencil on someone paN- v. apply eyebrow pencil on oneself.


ayda

Cebuano

n. kerosene pressure lantern (so called from the brand name).


aydi

Cebuano

n. identification card.


ayhà

Cebuano

before (so-and-so) happens. Mikáun siya ayhà mulakaw, He ate before he left the house. — na only then will, does (so-and-so) happen. Ayhà na ka bayri ug maintrígu mu ang risíbu, You get paid only when you hand over the receipt. — pa only then did (so-and-so) happen. Hápit na mahurut ayhà pa ku tagái, I wasn’t given any until they were almost all gone.


ayhà

Cebuano

v. talk someone into doing something, esp. buying. Ayháun ku siya sa ámù, I’ll persuade her to stay at our place. Singsing nga kináwat ang giayhà sa táwu, They offered the man a stolen ring.


ayhab

Cebuano

v. menstruate (euphemism). Giayhab ka? Are you menstruating?


ayis

Cebuano

n. ice. — bag n. ice bag; v. apply an ice bag to. — baks n. refrigerator. — drap n. popsicle; v. make, make into a popsicle. — kap see ayis bag. — kindi n. ice candy. — krim n. ice cream; v. make, make into ice cream. — kiyub n. ice cubes. — pik n. ice pick; v. use an ice pick on, stab with an ice pick; v. 1. make ice. Maáyu muayis ang ripridiyirítur, The refrigerator makes ice well; 2. freeze. Dalì rang muayis (maayis, mag-ayis) ang ayis kindi kun ibutang sa prísir, The ice candy will freeze quickly if you put it in the freezer; 3. preserve something with ice. Inaysan ba nang isdà? Has that fish been kept with ice?


ayis-ayis

Cebuano

v. 1. flirt with the eyes. Maistra man diay tung ákung giayis-aysan, I just found out that the lady I was making eyes at was a teacher; 2. eye someone or something for a purpose. Nakaayis-ayis ku niánang sinináa, I have been eyeing that dress; n. flirtation with the eyes.


ayo

Cebuano

heal


ayo

Cebuano

order


ayo na

Cebuano

heal


ayohon

Cebuano

cure


ayohon

Cebuano

fix


ayohon

Cebuano

repair


ayon

Cebuano

fit


ayri

Cebuano

n. air that gets into someone’s body causing disorder. Kuyaw sa ayri nang paságad lag indiksiyun, If you’re careless in giving shots, there is danger of air getting into the body; v. 1. for air to get into the body. Ayawg pahangin humag kalígù kay ayrihan ka, Don’t expose yourself to the wind after you bathe, for air might get into you; 2. admit air into a kerosene pressure lamp. Ayríhag hínay arun dílì musiláub, Let air into it slowly so it won’t flare up. 3. get on a bicycle by stepping on the pedal which is in an up position, so that the wheel is propelled as one steps on the pedal. Iayri ang bisiklíta inigsakay nímu, Pump the pedal as you get on the bike; 4. mount a woman (slang). Nindut ayríhan nang bayhána, It’d be nice to have intercourse with that woman.


ayroplano

Cebuano

n. airplane


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