List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 53

alyansa

Cebuano

n. alliance; v. have an alliance. Ang Amirika gialyansáhan sa Pilipínas, The Philippines had an alliance with America.



alyas

Cebuano

n. alias; v. give, have an alias. Alyásan ka ug Rúhas, You’ll be given the name Roxas as an alias.


alyin

Cebuano

n. aliens (euphemism for Chinese).


am-ám

Cebuano

see alam-álam.


am-am

Cebuano

v. 1. be open-mouthed from having eaten something spicy. Naam-am (nahaam-am) ang ákung bàbà sa síling kulikut, I opened my mouth wide when I ate the hot peppers; 2. feel stung by words of derogation which are true. Nahaam-am (naam-am) ku pag-ingun níya nga tapulan kaáyu ku, I got stung by her words that I was very lazy. hi-/ha- see am-am.


amá

Cebuano

(from ama) expression uttered when frightened: help! Amá! Náay sawa! Help! There’s a snake!


ama-ama

Cebuano

stepfather


ámag

Cebuano

see alámag, v, n1.


amag-amag

Cebuano

(from alámag) n. kind of fish that stays near the shore and glows.


amaga

Cebuano

n. kind of forest tree: Diospyros sp.


amagan

Cebuano

see alámag.


amágus

Cebuano

n. kind of shrub bearing juicy dark red berries, 1 cm. in diameter with a nauseous taste: Homonoia riparia.


amagus

Cebuano

n. small, black, fresh-water shrimp that has a small white stripe on the back; a. black-complexioned.


amahan

Cebuano

n. father


amahan

Cebuano

n. papa


amahan

Cebuano

see *ama.


amahanon

Cebuano

adj. paternal


amahung

Cebuano

n. kind of bivalve of sea, greenish brown in color, oblong, 2″ in length, with orange meat. Found clinging to rocks. Popularly eaten preserved in salt.


amákan

Cebuano

n. bamboo matting woven with a kind of twill weave, commonly used for walling. The weft is passed over two and under two warp pieces. The successive weft is passed over two and under two warp pieces again, but such that the second weft passes over one and under one of the warp pieces that the first weft had passed over, and over one and under one of the warp pieces that the first weft had passed under; v. weave amákan. -in- n. something woven like amákan.


amamahung

Cebuano

see amahung.


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