List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 27

ahat

Cebuano

a. 1. done before the proper time. Ahat nga kamatáyun, Premature death; 2. forced. Ahat nga pahiyum, A forced smile. Ahat nga pagkaminyù, Forced marriage; v. 1. do something suddenly and unexpectedly. Giunsa man nímu tung bátà nga miahat maghílak? What did you do to the child that it cried suddenly? 2; a. do something before the proper time. Kinsa may nag-ahat ug pùpù sa mangga? Who picked the mango prematurely? Naahat siyag pagkabut-an pagkamatay sa íyang amahan, He had to become a grown-up before his time, when his father died. b. do something at an inopportune time. Nakaahat lang kug katáwa. Nangutut man gud ka! I couldn’t help laughing. You broke wind! 3. be forced into doing something by circumstances. Miahat kug huwam ug kwarta, I was forced to borrow money. athanay v. force each other to do something.



ahat

Cebuano

adj. untimely


ahat

Cebuano

immature


ahat

Cebuano

premature


premature birth


ahaw

Cebuano

a. lacking entirely. Ahaw sa tanum ang yútà nga palanas, The rocky area is bare of plants. Ahaw ang bátà sa pagpanggà sa inahan, The child lacks a mother’s love; n. vegetable cooked with no meat or other condiments except, perhaps, tomatoes, onions, and salt; v. 1. be empty, lacking. Nag-ahaw ang ákung kinabúhì sukad aku papháa sa trabáhu, My life has been empty ever since I was fired. Giahawan aku sa ímung pangatarúngan, I consider your reasoning to be empty; 2. cook vegetables plain. Ahawun ku ang útan, I will cook the vegetables plain.


ahay

Cebuano

exclamation expressing utter tiredness or frustration. Ahay, kapait ning walay ginikánan, My! How bitter it is not to have parents.


ahensiya

Cebuano

n. agency


news agency


ahente

Cebuano

broker


ahente

Cebuano

middleman


ahente

Cebuano

n. agent


n. underwriter


ahente sa yuta

Cebuano

realtor


ahidris

Cebuano

n. chess set; v. play chess. -an(→) n. chessboard.


ahinghu

Cebuano

n. tiny shrub grown in flower pots, not native to the Visayas: Crossostephium chinense.


ahinsiya

Cebuano

n. 1. pawnshop; 2. agency. Ahinsiya sa trabáhu, Employment agency; v. open up a pawnshop.


ahinti

Cebuano

n. agent, one who sells on commission. Níay ahinti sa sabun, There’s a man selling soap here; v. be a salesman on commission. Ahintíhan ku ning ímung yútà, I’ll be your agent in selling the land. — sa bábuy one with an AB (humorous).


ahit

Cebuano

shave


ahítu

Cebuano

n. marigold.


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