List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 54

amamakul

Cebuano

n. kind of edible mushroom that grows on decayed banana stalks. It has a slender stem, thin skin, and is dark grey in color.



amamaliw

Cebuano

(from baliw) n. someone incestuous who gets struck by a thunderbolt as divine punishment; v. become an amamaliw.


amamangkas

Cebuano

n. kind of thick-bodied and thick-shelled, edible, fresh-water crab growing to 3″, found in rivers and rice paddies. They are so called because they climb on water lilies and ride them (angkas) to the sea.


amamangluy

Cebuano

n. insect similar to the katydid. It makes a chirping sound in the evening.


amamangpang

Cebuano

n. kind of fish of shallow waters.


amamaylan

Cebuano

see baylan.


amang

Cebuano

a. 1. mute. Unsáun pagtubag ni Pidru ug amang siya? How can Pedro answer if he is mute? 2. silent. Ang bungbung ray amang nga saksi sa ílang gibúhat, The walls were the mute witnesses to their deeds; v. become mute, struck speechless. Naamang si Pidru sa pagkadungug sa balità, Peter was struck speechless upon hearing the news. -in- n. pantomime, in sign language.


amang

Cebuano

adj. dumb


amang

Cebuano

adj. mute


amang

Cebuano

adj. tongue-tied


amang-amang

Cebuano

v. have the nerve to do something which an ordinary person wouldn’t dare do. Mu ra nay ímung abilidad, unyà mag-amang-amang kag pangulitáwu sa anak sa ímung manidyir? You are a nobody, but you dare propose to your manager’s daughter?


amangtan

Cebuano

n. kind of fish of shallow waters.


amánus

Cebuano

a. equal, even stevens. Pildi kug diyis, pildi sad kag diyis, dì amánus na ta, I lost ten pesos and you lost ten pesos, so that makes us even; v. 1. make things come out even. Amanúsun (iamánus) ku lang ang ímung útang sa útang ni Máma kanímu, You owe me the same amount my mother owes you, so I’ll call it even; 2. call it quits, declare a tie. Amanúsun (iamánus) ta ning átung tsis, Let’s call our chess game quits.


amaon

Cebuano

godfather


amapúlun

Cebuano

n. blood clots in the womb after delivery; v. have blood clots in the womb after delivery. Giamapúnan ku mau nga misakit ang ákung tiyan, I had blood clots in my womb so I had stomach pains.


amapúng

Cebuano

n. wild vine with round leaves and bell-shaped white axillary flowers. The leaves are cooked as a vegetable.


amargúsu

Cebuano

see paliya.


amarilyu

Cebuano

a. yellow; v. be, color something yellow. Ug dulaw ipulug, maamarilyu ang buluk, If you dye it with turmeric, it will come out yellow.


amaspas

Cebuano

n. sawfish.


amasúna

Cebuano

n. amazon.


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