List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 57

ambù

Cebuano

v. overlook, look from a high point, tower over. Ambúa tung táwu sa sílung, Look down at the man downstairs. Ang gamayng balay giambúan sa dakung balay, The large house towered over the small one.



ambug

Cebuano

v. 1. go, bring down from the mountains to the lowlands. Unsay ímung ambúgun? What are you going down to get? Iambug ning kamúti arun ibaligyà, Bring these sweet potatoes down to sell them; 2. looking over. Ang káhuy nag-ambug sa ngilit sa pangpang, The tree is overlooking the edge of the cliff. pa- v. build something so it overlooks. Gipaambug ku ang ámung payag sa ngilit sa pangpang, I built my hut looking over the edge of the cliff.


ambuhotan

Cebuano

n. whale


ambúhut

Cebuano

v. belch forth smoke. Nag-ambúhut ang asu, Smoke is billowing up. pa- v. blow smoke from cigarette. Gipaambuhútan níya ang ákung nawung, He blew smoke into my face. -an n. whale.


ambulansiya

Cebuano

ambulance


ambulansiya

Cebuano

n. ambulance; v. 1. go by ambulance. Ambulansiyáhun nátù ang angul, Let’s take the injured person in an ambulance; 2. make into an ambulance.


ambungan

Cebuano

adj. elegant


ambungan

Cebuano

adj. handsome


ambungan

Cebuano

adj. natty


ambungan

Cebuano

debonair


ambungan

Cebuano

nice-looking


ambus

Cebuano

v. 1. ambush, waylay; 2. go meet a girl at her place of work or study to accompany her home. Nía na pud si Pidru nangambus sa íyang giulitawhan, Here comes Pedro to meet his girl friend and take her home; 3. join a group with food or other provisions to avail oneself of them (colloquial). Nangambus lang ku sa ílang bálun, I just joined them and got some of their picnic food. Makaambus ku sa ímung hábul? Can I use part of your blanket?


ambut

Cebuano

I don’t know. Ambut ug kinsa nang bayhána, I don’t know who that woman is. — [gen.] it’s up to [gen.]. Ambut nímug pilay ihátag, It’s up to you how much we should give. — sa lángaw, lagung, kágang I don’t know and I don’t care (it’s up to the fly, crab). Ambut sa lángaw ug muanhi, I don’t know if he’s coming, and I don’t care. paN- v. say ‘I don’t know’. Ug pangutan-un, mangambut lang, If you ask him, he just says he doesn’t know.


ambuy

Cebuano

n. a nickname of Pablo; a. 1. a slow-witted person. Ambuy ka man diay, ngánung ímu nang gikaun? What did you eat that for, you fool? 2. penniless. Ayaw nà sugta, ambuy nà, Don’t marry him. He doesn’t have a penny; v. 1. be, become slow-witted, make a fool of someone Ang gugma mauy nakaambuy (nakapaambuy) sa ákung anak, Love has dulled my son’s wits; 2. be short of cash, penniless.


ambuy

Cebuano

n. a style of men’s sport shirt the lower end of which extends below the level of the buttocks and with two tapering slits on the sides, close-fitting around the waist; v. 1. wear this sort of shirt; 2. tailor into this sort of shirt.


Amerika

Cebuano

n. America


amerikana

Cebuano

n. coat


n. overcoat


Amerikanhon

Cebuano

adj. American


Amerikano

Cebuano

adj. American


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