List of Cebuano words starting with the letter B - Page 172

bulbul

Cebuano

n. 1. pubic hair; 2. name given to the green dragon piece in mahjong; v. grow pubic hairs. Gibulbul ku pag-idad kug kinsi, I grew pubic hairs when I was fifteen. hiN- v. 1. dress fowl or birds by plucking the feathers; 2. clean someone out, take all his money. Ang íyang asáwa mauy mihimulbul sa íyang pitáka, His wife cleaned his wallet out. Gihimulbúlan (gihimulbulan) siya sa íyang babáyi, His mistress milked him dry; 2a. — ang swildu for a salary to be the sole source for a large number of expenditures. Ang ákù rang swilduy himulbúlan sa tanang galastuhan, They get all of the money for the expenses from my salary; 3. strip machines or vehicles of spare parts to be used elsewhere. Himulbúli ang ayruplánu arun makalupad ang uban, Strip the airplane of spare parts so the others can fly; 4. look over a person to size him up. Gihimulbulan sa inahan ang pamanhunun sa íyang anak, The mother inspected her daughter’s fiancé carefully.



buldu

Cebuano

see burdu.


buldug

Cebuano

n. bulldog; a. 1. big and stout in comparison to one’s age group; 2. fat like a bulldog; 3. having the ugly face of a bulldog; v. get to be fat or ugly like a bulldog.


buldúsir

Cebuano

n. bulldozer; v. work on something with a bulldozer, bulldoze something Gibuldúsir ang mga payag sa iskuwátirs, The squatter shanties were bulldozed.


buldyak

Cebuano

v. throw something at a downwards angle by raising the hand over the head. Buldyáka tung íyang gipatirúhan, Throw your marble at the marble he aimed at; n. a throw executed in this manner.


buletin

Cebuano

n. bulletin


bulgan

Cebuano

n. kind of fish with bulging eyes.


bulgar

Cebuano

a. 1. secret which has become public knowledge, an open secret. Bulgar na kaáyu ang ílang panaghigugmaay, Their love affair is public knowledge; 2. vulgar, coarse. (→) v. reveal a secret. Ayaw bulgara (ibulgǎr) nang tabía, Don’t bring that gossip to public knowledge.


bulgar

Cebuano

vulgar


bulhang

Cebuano

v. burst open with a great gaping hole, make a great opening in something Gilunúpan ang dapit dihang mibulhang ang díki, The area was flooded when the dike burst. Bulhángi ang lubut sa táru, Make a wide hole in the bottom of the can.


bulhay

Cebuano

a. for something packed in a solid to be loose and dry so that it could crumble easily. Bulhay kaáyu ang báy sa umígas, The ant hill is very dry and loose; v. become dry and loose so as to crumble easily. Nagkabulhay ang yútà nga wà maulani, The soil became dry and loose after it hadn’t rained for a long time.


bulhug

Cebuano

n. 1. blinded because of cataracts; 2. partially blinded; v. 1. get cataracts; 2. get to be, make someone partially blind. Nabulhug siya dihang hibuthan sa dinamíta, He became partially blind when a dynamite charge exploded on him.


bulhun

Cebuano

n. see aláyun.


bulhut

Cebuano

v. 1. blow something out of something Bulhúta ang kandílà, Blow out the candle. Gibulhútan aku níyag túbig, He spurted water at me from his mouth. Ibulhut nang asu, Puff out the smoke; 2. for the wind to blow. Mibulhut ang amíhan, The northeast wind blew; 3. treat a sickness, usually of stomach, by blowing cigar smoke on the affected area. Bulhútan sa mananambal ang nagbutud kung tíyan, The folk doctor will blow smoke on my stomach because I have gas; 4. move at great speed. Bulhut! Step on the gas! Nakabulhut ug dágan ang kawatan, The thief ran away on the double; n. action of blowing. pa- v. puff on a pipe or cigar. -ay n. game involving blowing; v. play this game.


bulì

Cebuano

n. 1. penis of man or animal; 2. exclamation expressing contempt or disgust. Bulì, ay kug patuúha ánà, Hmm, don’t try to make me believe that; 3. — mu, sa ímung — irked statement of denial. Bulì mu! Mahímu pa giyud ni! What do you mean! This is still in good shape. Barátu sa ímung bulì! Trayinta písus ni, Cheap my foot! This costs thirty pesos. bulìbulì v. be hard-pressed to do something because of the large amount it is. Nagkabulìbulì kug báyad sa ákung mga útang, I’m going crazy trying to pay my various debts.


buli

Cebuano

n. buri palm: Corypha elata. The fibers from the unopened leaves are used in weaving hats, baskets, etc. It is also a source of toddy (guhang), vinegar, and sugar. The shoots are used as a vegetable and the trunk is a source of starch.


bulibard

Cebuano

n. boulevard.


bulibod

Cebuano

n. yank


bulíbud

Cebuano

see balíbud.


bulibul

Cebuano

see balibul.


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