List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 61

ampityatru

Cebuano

n. amphitheater; v. make an amphitheater. -in- n an amphitheater; v. be constructed into an amphitheater.



ampiyun

Cebuano

n. a small tree that bears large yellow flowers and large black pods reaching 40 cm. The pulp found in the pod is used to cure stomach pains: Cassia sp.


ampiyun

Cebuano

n. opium; v. obtain opium, make opium. Ang lísu mauy ampiyunun, They make opium from the seeds. paN- v. smoke opium. Kasagáran sa mangampiyun Insik, It’s usually Chinese who smoke opium. -íru n. opium addict; v. be, become an opium addict.


ampli

Cebuano

n. short for amplipáyir.


amplipáyir

Cebuano

n. amplifier, public address system; v. use a public address system. -an n. possessing, having a public address system.


ampo

Cebuano

pray


ampù

Cebuano

v. 1. pray, worship. Dílì mu ampúan ang mga diyusdíyus, Don’t worship false gods. Birhin Maríya, ig-ampù mu kami, Virgin Mary, pray for us. Giampù ku ang ímung kalampúsan, I pray for your success; 2. adore. Giampúan ku ang ímung kaanyag, I worship your beauty; 3. surrender, turn oneself in to the authorities. Mamatay ku úsà ku muampù, I’ll die before I will turn myself in. 3a. admit one was wrong or ask for forgiveness in order to make up. Dì ku muampù nímu kay wà kuy salà, I won’t take steps to make up with you because I didn’t do anything wrong. -l-anan n. 1. altar, place one worships; 2. thing worshipped. ma-un, ma-in-un, ma-l-un a. prayerful. mag-r-, mag-l- n. one who prays on behalf of another. Ang mga santus mauy mag-alampù (mag-aampù), The saints are the intercessors.


ampúngul

Cebuano

n. head of octopus or squid (including the tentacles of the squid).


ámu

Cebuano

vocative short form: mu n. master, employer. Makagáwì ba ta sa ímung tilipunu, mu? May I use your phone, boss? v. happen to have a master, employer. Lisud ning makaamu tag istriktu, It’s difficult if you happen to have a strict employer. paN- v. have someone as an employer. Nakapangámu na ku ug Katsílà, I have already experienced having a Spaniard as employer. maistru — n. one who oversees the preparation of something, e.g. the head chef on a boat or the quality controller in a factory.


amù

Cebuano

n. monkey, ape. Pubri pa sa amù, Poorer than a monkey (which has what looks like two one-centavo coins in its buttocks). inúlug — waxing gibbous moon; v. get broke (get to be like a monkey that has only two centavos) (colloquial); a. broke. -ay(←) n. Mr. Monkey. Si Amúay nangáwat sa ságing ni Baúhay, Mr. Monkey stole Mr. Turtle’s bananas. -l-an(←) n. place infested with monkeys.


ámù

Cebuano

see kami.


amu

Cebuano

see mau (dialectal).


amul

Cebuano

a. for a blade to be very dull. Amul ang sundang, The machete is dull; v. become dull. -an, -un a. of dull kind.


amuma

Cebuano

keep


amúma

Cebuano

v. take care of someone and guide him. Giamúma (giamumáhan) siya sa inaína sáma sa kaugalíngung anak, Her stepmother took care of her like her own child.


amumúng

Cebuano

v. lose one’s way under spell of evil spirit. Kun amumúngun ka baliha lang ang ímung sinínà arun makatultul kag bálik, If you lose your way, put your clothes on inside out, and you’ll find your way back.


amumunggut

Cebuano

see tibalas.


amumungpung

Cebuano

n. kind of edible top shell reaching an inch, pyramid-shaped.


amumuntag

Cebuano

n. kind of octopus which tends to come out when the moon rises.


amung

Cebuano

v. drag something to perdition, bring something to ruin together with it. Ang mga latang kamátis makaamung sa uban, The rotten tomatoes can ruin the others that are packed together with them. Ayaw ku iamung (amunga) sa inyung kabúang, Do not involve me in your foolishness. Sa pinusílay naamung ang inusinting bátà, During the gunfight an innocent child was hit in the crossfire. paN- v. 1. exert bad influence; 2. try something on a long shot. Nangamung siyag pangulitáwu, básig sugtun, He tried his luck at courting her in hopes of succeeding. amung-ámung v. 1. inflict malicious, needless harm. Ang mga tulisan nag-amung-ámung pa giyud níya, The bandits raped her as well. Giamung-amungan tingáli ang masitíra sa irù kay nangabúak man, The dogs probably messed up the flower pots, because they are broken; 2. tease maliciously. Giamung-amúngan níla ang irù paghikut ug láta, They teased the dog by tying a can to it. amung-amungan, maamung-amungun a. maliciously destructive.


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