List of Cebuano words starting with the letter D - Page 10

dahílì

Cebuano

v. 1. for solids in small pieces (grains, small rocks, etc.) to slip, slide down touching a surface; or for liquids to move. Singut nga midahílì sa íyang kalawásan, Sweat that rolled down his body. Nagdahilì ang grába, The gravel was slowly falling out of the truck; 2. for solids in small pieces to be abundant. Magdahilì ang mangga sa Sibu sa ting-init, Mangoes are abundant in Cebu in the summer. Gidahilían ang Sibu ug kwarta ni Markus, Marcos flooded Cebu with money.



dahilug

Cebuano

n. small venomous snake-like creature, shiny black in color, 3″ long.


dahílug

Cebuano

v. slip off downwards, slide down. Midahílug lang ang kasíli gíkan sa ákung kamut, The eel just slipped out of my hand. Nagdahilug sa bakilid ang mga trúsu, The logs slid down the steep slope.


dahílus

Cebuano

v. for things in one piece to slide over a surface having continuous contact with it. Dalì kaáyu kung nakadahílus sa lubi, I slid down the coconut tree fast. Maáyu mang dahilúsan ang sínaw ninyung salug, What fun to slide on your shiny floor.


dahinggay

Cebuano

v. for liquid to flow downwards without leaving the surface over which it is flowing. Nagdahinggay ang ímung sip-un, Your nose is running. Ang kamisin nga gidahinggáyan sa singut, A shirt that had sweat flow down into it.


dahiraw

Cebuano

see dawíraw.


dahis

Cebuano

v. press clothes hastily and without much care. Kadalì ra ug akuy mudahis sa mga ig-ulúran, It won’t take long to iron clothes to wear around the house.


dahom

Cebuano

surmise


dahon

Cebuano

n. leaf


dahon

Cebuano

n. page


dahon sa labaha

Cebuano

razor blade


dáhug

Cebuano

v. 1. play a practical joke on someone 2. for an evil spirit to work his power (through an intermediate sorcerer or not). Mibúrut ang íyang láwas kay gidahúgan sa mga dílì ingun nátù, His body is swelling with an affliction sent by a supernatural being; n. affliction suffered by someone through the workings of a supernatural being or his agent. Dáhug ang namatyan ni Kulas, Kolas died of a disease inflicted by a supernatural being. -an(→) a. 1. one who is fond of making practical jokes; 2. one who inflicts diseases of supernatural origin.


dahug

Cebuano

v. urge someone to do something not to his advantage. Siya ang midahug sa duha ka bátà arun magsinumbagay, He was the one who egged the children into having a fistfight. Gidahugan (gidahug) siya sa pagsulud sa util, She was talked into going to a hotel; n. incitement to do something disadvantageous. -un a. urging people to act against their best interest.


dahul

Cebuano

a. 1. coarse-grained, for thread to be coarse. Dahul ra kining hilúha pára sa ákung sinínà, This thread is too coarse for my dress; 2. coarse in manners; v. become coarse, grind something coarsely. Dahulun (idahul) ku paggaling ang kapi, I will grind the coffee coarse. dahuldahul v. be, become bigger. Makadahuldahul pa ning prutása ug wà pa pùpúa, This fruit would have grown bigger if it had not been picked so quickly. Dahuldahulun ku ang ímung páhat, I’ll give you a bigger share; a. bigger.


dahúlug

Cebuano

see dalhug.


dahum

Cebuano

v. expect, hope for something to happen. Wà ku magdahum nga maglúib ka, I didn’t dream you would stab me in the back. Ayaw damha nga mubálik pa ku, Don’t expect me to come back. paN- n. expectation, supposition. Sa ákung panahum tigúlang siya, piru batan-un diay, I expected him to be an old man, but it turned out he was actually quite young.


dáhun

Cebuano

n. leaf; v. grow leaves. Kusug mudáhun ang agbáti, Agbáti tends to grow lots of leaves. — ug lagpad v. improve financially (lit. grow wide leaves). Mudáhun (manáhun) tag lagpad ug magkúgi, We will improve financially if we work hard. — tubu, — sa, ug tubu n. kind of long thin flat fish with green bones and fins all round the body. (→) 1. leaf of a book; 2. cured tobacco. paN- v. sprout leaves; n. leaf arrangement. Ang panáhun sa káhuy nga tagiluyluy nag-atbang, The ipil-ipil tree has bipinnate leaves. dahundahun n. any insect that looks like a leaf; v. be more thick with leaves than fruits or grains. Mudahundahun (dahundahunun) ang humay basta lutábun ra ang yútà, Rice plants have more leaves than grains if the soil is too boggy. -in-, -in-(→) n. sold by the leaf. Tagái kug tabákù nga dinahun, Give me some leaf tobacco. ka-an n. leaves.


dahunog

Cebuano

n. roar


dahunog

Cebuano

rumble


dahúnug

Cebuano

n. continuous rumbling, roaring sound. Ang dahúnug sa mga dagkung trák, Loud rumbling sounds of the trucks; v. make rumbling sound. Midahúnug ang makusug nga silbátu sa barku, The loud blowing of the foghorn resounded.


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