List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 55

amat

Cebuano

a. bad, ugly, poor in quality. Amat ang klási ning panaptúna, This cloth is of poor quality. Amat siyag batásan, She has bad ways about her; v. be poor in quality, bad, ugly. Ayawg amata nà pagbúhat, Don’t do it untidily.



ámat

Cebuano

n. sweet potato sprout, esp. those which come from potatoes missed in the harvest. paN- v. dig out the leftover sweet potatoes that have sprouted. Nangámat silag kamúting ílang isugba, They looked for leftover sweet potatoes to broil.


amátung

Cebuano

n. method of catching crabs by using shredded coconut as bait; v. catch land crabs by strewing coconut around.


amatyur

Cebuano

n. 1. singing contest for amateurs. Muapil ka sa amatyur sa diway-arsi? Will you take part in the singing contest over DYRC? 2. amateur singer, athlete, etc; v. hold an amateur contest.


amáun

Cebuano

see ama.


amaw

Cebuano

n. feeble-minded. Ang amaw maglisud ug sabut sa mga túgun, The feeble-minded person has a hard time understanding instructions; v. be, become feeble-minded. -un a. of a feeble-minded sort.


ámay

Cebuano

n. 1. marrow of the bones; 2. outermost layer of the timber next to the bark; v. make something out of this material.


amay

Cebuano

n. sow


amáyung

Cebuano

a. gloomy, lightly overcast; v. be or become gloomy, lightly overcast. Muamáyung gánì hipúsa ang binulad nga humay, If it gets overcast, gather the rice grains.


ambà

Cebuano

v. low, moo. Nag-ambà ang báka, The cow is lowing.


ambahador

Cebuano

ambassador


ambahan

Cebuano

n. caravan


ambáhan

Cebuano

v. go s.w. in a large group. Nag-ambáhan ang mga táwung nanagbù sa bag-ung kardinal, The people trooped in to greet the new cardinal; n. large moving group.


ambak

Cebuano

jump


ambak

Cebuano

leap


ambak

Cebuano

n. headhunters in Negros of former times who killed strangers to bury with their dead.


ambak

Cebuano

spring


ambak

Cebuano

v. jump down to a lower place. Ang túbig nga nag-ambak sa línaw gíkan sa humayan, The water that falls into the pool comes from the ricefield. Giambakan ku sa ungguy, The monkey jumped down on me. Iambak nang písì didtu, Throw that rope down there. ambak-ambak v. jump up and down.


ambak-ambak

Cebuano

n. kind of fish.


ambalang

Cebuano

n. kind of edible seaweed found in tidal flats. It is green, soft, and has short straight branches similar to corals.


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