List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 51

alug-og

Cebuano

jar



alug-ug

Cebuano

v. shake in short jerky motions. Gialug-ug níya sa butilya ang túbig, He sloshed the water around in the bottle.


alugbáti

Cebuano

n. kind of vine, the leaves of which are widely used as a vegetable. Wild and cultivated, it has cordate leaves which come in green and purple-tinged varieties, slightly mucilagenous when cooked: Basilla rubra; v. cook alugbáti.


alugbati

Cebuano

spinach


aluhánay

Cebuano

see *alu.


aluhipan

Cebuano

centipede


aluhípan

Cebuano

see ulahípan.


alukaba

Cebuano

n. eggshell.


alukabhang

Cebuano

n. 1. shell of eggs, sea shell, cartridge shell; 2. housing, skeletal structure of something Maáyung pagkahimulbul. Alukabhang na lay nahibilin, It was completely stripped down. The only thing that remained of the car was the frame of the body.


alúla

Cebuano

(not without l) n. cylindrical basket made of coconut leaves, holding about two bushels, container for buláhan. v. 1. make an alúla. 2. put something into an alúla. Aluláhun (ialúla) nátù ning buwáhan arun itúmud, We will put the lanzones in the alúla to bring them to market.


álum

Cebuano

n. kind of small tree, with itchy leaves which are used as a poultice: Melanolepis multiglandulosa.


alum

Cebuano

n. mole. -an a. having a mole. (←) n. snappers which have dorsal moles on the side just in front of the tail: Lutianus sp. -un a. having lots of moles.


alum-om

Cebuano

dim


alum-om

Cebuano

dusk


alum-um

Cebuano

a. for the sky to be overcast; v. 1. become overcast. Mialum-um ang búwan, The moon became covered with a thin veil of clouds; 2. dim something Alum-úmi (alum-uma, ialum-um) ang síga sa pulawan, Turn the night lamp down; 3. be surpassed, put into the shadow by something better. Gwápa siya apan naalum-uman siya ni Tidang, She is beautiful, but she is overshadowed by Tidang.


aluminum

Cebuano

(not without l) n. aluminum metal. — rápir n. aluminum foil.


alumínus

Cebuano

(not without l) (so-and-so) (which is not desirable) is better than for something else to happen. Pangayúun, pangayúun. Alumínus hulaman nga dílì iúlì, If you want it, ask for it. Better than borrowing something without giving it back. Puwis palitan ta ka. Alumínus maghásul ka, All right, I’ll buy you some. Better than you bothering me all the time.


alumnus

Cebuano

(not without l) n. breed of large, meaty pig with a short snout, broad face, and roundish body.


álun

Cebuano

n. long rolling wave, swell; v. for there to be big waves. Miálun sa dágat paghuyup sa amíhan, The sea had big waves when the northwind blew. Manday dinhà na mi sa píliw giálun hinúun mi, Just as we reached the shallow waters we were buffeted by big waves.


alundris

Cebuano

(not without l) n. sewing thread; v. 1. thread a needle. Ákung gialundrísan ang makina, I threaded the machine; 2. make into sewing thread.


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