List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 35

alambre

Cebuano

n. wire



alambri

Cebuano

n. wire. -ng pinutus insulated wire. -ng tunukun barbed wire.


alambri

Cebuano

see alambrilyu.


alambrilyu

Cebuano

n. name given to several ornamental ferns, e.g., Adiantum capillus-veneris.


alambríru

Cebuano

(not without l) n. the rigger in logging; v. be, make someone the cable man in logging.


alamin

Cebuano

know


alampad

Cebuano

v. go up alongside, be side by side. Miampad siya sa ákung sakayan, He tied up alongside of my boat. Nagkaampad mi ug lingkud sa sini, We happened to sit side by side in the movie; n. being beside. ka- n. one who is alongside of one.


alampat

Cebuano

n. art


alampat

Cebuano

n. intelligence, brilliance of mind. Alampat sa pagbálak, Brilliance in writing poetry.


alampoanan

Cebuano

n. altar; temple


álan

Cebuano

a. having a bitter taste similar to that of half-cooked kamunggay leaves; v. be bitterish in taste. Muálan ang kamunggay ug haúnun kun dì pa lútù, Kamunggay leaves become somewhat bitter if you fail to cook them well.


álang

Cebuano

(not without l) for the sake of. Kini álang kanímu, This is for you. Álang kanákù dílì nà ángayng ikasukù, As far as I’m concerned, that’s nothing worth getting angry about.


alang

Cebuano

prep. for


alang sa

Cebuano

prep. for


alang sa babaye

Cebuano

adj. mushy


alang-álang

Cebuano

a. 1. not quite time, unseasonable. Ang-ā́ng na run igikan. Dì na ka kaabut, It’s no use going now. You’ll never make it. Ang-ā́ng iadtu run kay sayu pa, No use going so early; 2. not quite the right amount. Alang-álang pa ning kwartang ilukat sa prinda, This money is insufficient to pay off the mortgage. Ang-ā́ng ning panaptúna pára karsúnis, This is not enough cloth for a pair of pants; 3. not up to a certain level. Ang-ā́ng pagkapanday, It was poorly done. Sumbágun ta untà ka, apan ang-ā́ng ka ra nákù, I would love to fight you, but you’re too small for me. 4. somewhat, but not quite. Ang lamì alang-álang nangkà, alang-álang pinya, The taste is somewhat like jackfruit, somewhat like pineapple; n. 1. it would be silly if, it would be the wrong thing to do if. Ang-ā́ng dílì dawátun. Gihátag man, It would be silly not to accept it. It was given to you, wasn’t it? Ang-ā́ng akuy manghúgas nga náa may masúgù, Why should I do the dishes when there’s someone I can tell to do them; 2. of course. ‘Malígù ka?’—‘Ang-ā́ng. Mau bitaw nay átung gianhi,’ ‘Are you going to swim?’—‘Of course, that’s what we came here for, isn’t it?’ v. 1. do something poorly, halfway. Ug alang-alángun (alang-alángan, ialang-álang) nà nímug búhat, ay na lang, If you’re going to do a poor job, never mind; 2. do something at an inopportune time. Dílì pa ku run mualang-álang ug minyù nga walà kuy salapì, I’m not going to go and get married at this time when I don’t have any money; 3. arrive a little too late or early for something Mangang-ā́ng kug larga, I’ll leave a bit ahead; 4. lacking something Naang-ángan ku sa kwarta, I am short of money; 5. be put in a difficult situation by something inopportune. Ímu kung alang-alángug pangutána nga náa may láing namátì, You put me in a difficult situation asking that question when someone else is listening; 6. have hesitations about doing something Dílì giyud aku mualang-álang nímug pangutánag dílì pa tinúud, I wouldn’t have reservations about asking you if it weren’t true; 7. consider something alang-álang. Giang-ā́ngan aku sa íyang hitsúra, I consider his looks not up to par. Giang-ā́ngan akug hangyù níya, It’s a bad time for me to ask him. (→) see alang-álang, v, a3. paN- v. eat a single heavy meal in between mealtimes to make one do for two. Mangalang-álang lang ta kay kúlang tag bugas, Let’s eat two meals in one because we don’t have enough rice; n. single meal eaten in place of two.


alang-alang

Cebuano

adj. dubious


alang-alang

Cebuano

premature


alangáang

Cebuano

n. for weather to be oppressively hot and moist with no wind. Alangáang kaáyu; tingáli muulan, It is very hot and muggy; maybe it’s going to rain; v. 1. be muggy; 2. ache with heat. Mualangáang (maalangáang) ang ímung kamut ug makahikap kag dugà sa síli, Your fingers will hurt if you let hot pepper juice get on them.


alangíing

Cebuano

a. giving off intense and penetrating heat in the atmosphere; v. be very hot. Basta ting-init mag-alangíing ang adlaw sa palis, During summer the sun gets to be stinging hot in the early afternoon.


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