List of Cebuano words starting with the letter A - Page 92

aprendis

Cebuano

n. apprentice



Aprika

Cebuano

n. Africa. -na n. African woman. -nu n. African man.


n. apprentice; v. be, make into an apprentice.


apríta

Cebuano

v. 1. force someone to do something by pressuring him. Hing-apritahan siya pagpatug-an, He was pressured into revealing the information; 2. hurry up, rush doing something Mag-apríta tag lakaw kay umuúlan, Let’s walk fast because it’s about to rain. -du a. pesteringly insistent.


apritáda

Cebuano

(from prítu) n. dish made of sauteed meat, peppers, peas, and potatoes or bananas; v. make apritáda.


aprubahan

Cebuano

approve


aprubahan

Cebuano

endorse


aprubar

Cebuano

v. approve a request. Aprubahan ku lang ning hangyù, I’ll just approve this request. aprubádu a. 1. approved; 2. be in favor of something Háin may ímung gustu? Aprubádu ka íning planúha? Which do you like? Are you in favor of this plan? 3. proven to be good. Ang Linimintu Sluwan aprubádu nga maáyu sa panakit sa kalawásan, Sloan’s liniment is proven the best for body pains; v. get to be approved. Ug maaprubádu ang ákung lún, If my loan is approved.


apsan

Cebuano

overtake


aptan

Cebuano

see atup.


apu

Cebuano

n. grandchild. paN- v. have grandchildren. Unsang idára ka nangapu? At what age did you have grandchildren? apuhan n. grandparent. — sa sungkud, túhud, matag bagul Great, great-great, great-great-great grandchild, respectively.


ápù

Cebuano

v. pierce into or go into a hole as far as it will go, cause something to do so. Siyay miápù (mipaápù) sa lansang, He drove the nail all the way in. Nag-apù ang gasulinadur ug kusug ang dágan, The accelerator was all the way down and it went fast. Nagkaapù na ang táwu sa lungag nga íyang gikubkub, The man is getting hidden beneath the hole he is digging; a. gone all the way into a hole.


apud

Cebuano

see aplud.


ápud

Cebuano

v. 1. give each. Apúrun (apúran) ta mu ug tagurha ka libru, I will give each of you two books; 2. to have (so-and-so-many) each. Nag-ápud silag pusil, They each have a rifle; 3. be enough for each to have a share. Kining prútas dílì makaápud kanátù, These fruits are not enough for all of us. maN- n. cost one centavo each. Ang dulsi mangápud, The candies are one centavo each. pang- n. distribution. Gipadayúnan ang pang-ápud sa humstid, They continued giving out homestead sites. apud-apud v. distribute, divide among. Ang pusta giapud-apud sa daghang táwu, The bet was divided up among many people.


ápug

Cebuano

‘no win’ in a kind of lottery where a black piece of paper, indicating no win, may be drawn. Walà pay nakadaug, pulus ápug ang nahulbutan, No one has won because all the numbers drawn turned out to be ápug. v. 1. turn out to be ápug. 2. for a business to fail. Nagkaapug ang íyang nigusyu tungud sa íyang pagkasugarul, His business is failing because of his gambling.


ápug

Cebuano

n. lime made from burnt seashells; v. make lime. Mag-ápug ta pára mam-un, Let’s make lime for our betel chewing. -l-an n. 1. lime container for tobacco or betel chewers; 2. lime factory.


ápul

Cebuano

n. apple.


ápul

Cebuano

n. coagulated blood. Dinhay daghang ápul namilit sa sundang, A lot of coagulated blood was sticking to the bolo; v. for blood to coagulate. Dílì makaápul (maápul) ang dugù kay atimanun ug trápu sa nars, The blood cannot coagulate because the nurse keeps wiping it away.


apung

Cebuano

v. 1. keep watch, wake over something Miapung siya sa masakitun, She kept watch over the patient. Nag-apung ang purman sa nagtrabáhu, The foreman was watching the workers. Giapungan níla ang minatay, They kept wake over the body; 2. stand around looking at something Nag-apung siya ni Maríyang wà mutíngug níya, He was standing by, watching Maria, but she didn’t say anything; 3. be s.w. without doing anything, hang around a place. Nía ka na sad mag-apung sa tubaan, Here you are again, hanging around the toddy stand.


ápung

Cebuano

v. for fish to gather in a mass. Sugà nga giapúngan sa mga bulinaw, Light that the anchovies were attracted to; n. mass of fish.


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