List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 39

alguwasil

Cebuano

n. 1. someone employed as a general office boy-janitor combination in offices in Spanish times; 2. constable; v. be an alguwasil.



alhebra

Cebuano

algebra


alhíbi

Cebuano

n. a large water container with a faucet at the bottom.


alho

Cebuano

n. pestle


alhu

Cebuano

n. pestle; v. 1. make into a pestle; 2. hit with a pestle. Alhúun tika run, I’ll hit you with a pestle.


ali

Cebuano

block


ali

Cebuano

hindrance


ali

Cebuano

n. obstacle


ali

Cebuano

n. obstruction


ali

Cebuano

rail


áli

Cebuano

v. block a path, prevent passage, be a barrier. Ang bahà nakaáli sa ámung pagtabuk, The flood prevented us from crossing to the other side. Gialíhan ku ang íyang dálan, I blocked his way. Kiring kaban iáli sa pultahan, Put this trunk as a barrier behind the door. (→) n. 1. barrier; 2. a gill net set as a barrier to catch stunned fish.


alibangbang

Cebuano

n. 1. butterfly; 2a. butterfly fish: Chaetodon sp; 2b. by extension, angel fish: Holacanthus sp; 3. kind of seashell. -un butterfly fish.


alibangbang

Cebuano

n. butterfly


alibángu

Cebuano

a. bothering others by being noisy; v. bother someone by being noisy. Gialibangúhan ku sa ímung pangyawyaw, I find your grumbling bothersome.


alibay

Cebuano

n. excuse for failing to do something v. give an excuse. Ialibay nga namatyan kag lúla, Give the excuse that your grandmother died.


alibhat

Cebuano

v. head someone off. Mualibhat lang ta sa parid, Let’s catch up to the parade by heading it off. Alibháti (alibháta) siya. Didtu ági sa luyu, Head him off by going around the other way.


alíbi

Cebuano

see alhíbi.


alibusbus

Cebuano

n. kind of winged large red house ants that come in swarms, esp. during rainy days, and hover around bright lights.


alibwag

Cebuano

v. disperse, scatter in all directions, scatter something Mialibwag ang báhù sa kasuuksuukan, The smell spread to every corner. Kinsay nag-alibwag sa duldul? Who scattered the kapok all over the place? Alibwágun ang punduk sa tirgas, The tear gas will disperse the crowd.


alibyu

Cebuano

n. 1. alleviation, improvement of an affliction; 2. improvement. Walay alibyu ang ámung kahimtang, Our financial condition is no better; v. get better, make something get better in health. Ang biks mualibyu (mupaalibyu) sa sip-un, Vicks alleviates a cold. Mialibyu ang ákung ubu, My cold got better.


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