List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 46

alíraw

Cebuano

see líraw.



alirdyik

Cebuano

a. 1. allergic; 2. tending to react to something nice more than usual (humorous). Alirdyik kus mga gwápa, Good-looking girls turn me on; v. be allergic. Ug mutúu kang alirdyik, maalirdyik ka núun, If you think you’re allergic to something you will be allergic. Gialirdyik kug pasáyan, I’m allergic to shrimps. Unsay ímung kaalirdyíkan? What caused your allergy?


alírung

Cebuano

v. gather around something Nag-alírung ang mga táwu sa sugálan, The people stood around the gambling table. Nag-alírung siya sa silya sa lamísa, He put the chairs around the table; n. 1. people gathered around; 2. the surroundings, the space around. Ang mga gángis lámay nagtingug sa alírung, Only the crickets were chirping in the area.


alisbu

Cebuano

n. bad smell permeating the air. Ang alisbu sa patayng irù, The stench of the dead dog; v. give off a bad smell. Naalisbuhan ku sa báhù sa íhì, The stench of the urine reached me.


alisbung

Cebuano

see alisbu.


alisdan, alisdi

Cebuano

see ilisdan/-i.


alisiwsiw

Cebuano

n. kind of grasshopper about 25 to 30 mm. long, abounding in open grasslands, light yellow-green dorsal side and yellowish dirty gray underside, not glossy. Not migratory or destructive to crops.


alisngaw

Cebuano

fumes


alisngaw

Cebuano

gas


alisngaw

Cebuano

n. steam


alisngaw

Cebuano

v. 1. evaporate, give off steam. Mualisngaw ang alkuhul, The alcohol will evaporate. Ínit pa diay ang túbig kay nag-alisngaw man, The water is still hot, then, because it’s giving off steam; 2. for anger to vent itself. Mualisngaw na ning ákung kasukù, I’m going to blow up in a minute; n. steam or evaporation given off. paN- v. give off a smell. Nangalisngaw ang tanglad, The lemon grass gave off a pleasant smell. -in- n. 1. thing given off as steam or evaporation; 2. shadow, small portion of a character trait which is exuded. Ug daghan may natuntu níya, inalisngaw lang tu sa íyang kamaldítu, He cheated lots of people, but that was just a fraction of his mischief. Kadtung kasábà inalisngaw lang tu sa ákung kasukù, The scolding was just a faint shadow of what I really felt.


alisngaw

Cebuano

vapor


n. fog


alisngawon

Cebuano

volatile


alisto

Cebuano

alert


alisto

Cebuano

aware


alisto

Cebuano

prompt


alistu

Cebuano

a. 1a. energetic. Alistu siyang mutrabáhu, He works energetically. b. agile. Alistu siyang milikay, He dodged agily; 2. shrewd, clever. Alistu siyang musabut, He understands things readily. Alistu, apuntin, puygu! Ready, aim, fire! 3. do something well. Alistu siyang mulútù, She cooks well; v. 1. be energetic, agile. Mualistu (maalistu) ka man lang ug makakità ug kwarta, You only move if you see money; 2. be clever, smart. Ug makig-úban ka sa mga abtik maalistu ka giyud, If you go around with shrewd people, you’ll become shrewd, too. Alistu ka lang kay itug-an tikang Pápa, Better watch out because I’ll tell Father on you; 3. be outsmarted. Naglágut ku kay naalistuhan kung Husi, I’m mad because Jose put one over on me.


alisuksuk

Cebuano

see saluksuk.


alitundan

Cebuano

n. kind of banana with light yellow skin, which grows to six inches. One of the most important commercial bananas, it is eaten uncooked.


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