List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 34

aláhas

Cebuano

(not without l) n. jewelry. maN-r-(→), alahíru n. jewelry dealer.



alahas

Cebuano

gems


alahas

Cebuano

jewelry


alahíru

Cebuano

see mangangalahas. see aláhas.


álak

Cebuano

(not without l) n. liquor, strong alcoholic beverage.


alak

Cebuano

n. liquor


alak

Cebuano

n. wine


alak

Cebuano

vintage


alak rusyanhon

Cebuano

vodka


alakáak

Cebuano

n. kind of edible mollusk resembling the chiton, about an inch in length.


alakan

Cebuano

tavern


alakri

Cebuano

(not without l) n. sealing wax, for package, letters, etc; v. seal something with sealing wax.


alaksiw

Cebuano

(not without l) n. hard liquor of the cheapest sort.


alálay

Cebuano

(not without l) n. one who helps or supports someone in doing something (slang). Dì siya mahadluk mamarigla kay daghan mag alálay, He is not afraid to maul anybody without provocation because he has plenty of supporters; v. help someone (slang). Alaláyan ta ka sa pag-iksplikar, I’ll help you explain.


alam-alam

Cebuano

flatter


alam-álam

Cebuano

v. 1. coax someone to do something he does not want to do. Alam-alámi siya, Coax him; 2. mollify or assuage someone by comforting him. ma-un a. 1. coaxing; 2. assuaging. ‘Dì bitaw ka nákù unsáun,’ maalam-alámun níyang sulti, ‘I’m not going to hurt you,’ she said, mollifying me.


alamag

Cebuano

know-how


alámag

Cebuano

n. 1. reflected, luminescent light. Ang alámag nga ímung makítà sa túbig gíkan sa sugà sa mga mananagat, The light you see in the water is from the fishermen’s lamps; 2. may, walay — (l not dropped) a. be informed, uninformed. Walà siyay alámag sa baláud, He is ignorant of the law. b. have awareness of a happening. Pagbisíta námù sa uspital walà na siyay alámag, When we visited him in the hospital he had no awareness of his surroundings; v. (l usually dropped) 1. gleam, cause to gleam, usually with reflected light. Ang kaháit sa suwab miámag, The blade gleamed because of its sharpness. Mialámag ang íyang mata sa túmang kalípay, Her eyes gleamed with joy. Ang mga sugà nag-ámag (nag-amag, nagpaámag) sa túbig, The water reflected the lights; 2. enlighten, make aware. Mialámag sa ákung panumdúman ang hustung tubag, The correct answer presented itself to my mind. Kun alamágan lang sa Diyus ang Santu Pápa, If God would only enlighten the Pope. paN- v. stay up late in doing something Nangalámag aku pagpanahì, I stayed up late sewing. (→) n. 1. kind of glowing toadstool; 2. kind of fish. amag-amag, amagan n. kind of small fish.


alamag

Cebuano

wit


see alabíhid.


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