List of Cebuano words starting with the letter G - Page 55

Cebuano

n. green traffic light. — signal n. green light in traffic, sign permitting someone to proceed doing something Dì pa mabaligyag wà pay gú signal, We can’t sell it if we don’t get the go-signal; v. for the go-signal to be given to vehicles. Wà pa gánì magú (mugú) nanglábay na ang mga trák, It isn’t even the green light yet and the trucks have started.



gu

Cebuano

see marts.


guang

Cebuano

n. large clod, usually in a plowed field.


guapa

Cebuano

beautiful


guapo

Cebuano

handsome


gúb

Cebuano

see gulub.


gub.

Cebuano

abbreviation for Gubirnadur ‘governor’.


guba

Cebuano

break


guba

Cebuano

demolish


guba

Cebuano

destroy


guba

Cebuano

junk


guba

Cebuano

overthrow


guba

Cebuano

raze


gubà

Cebuano

v. 1. destroy, wreck, put out of order. Ang tambuk naggubà sa ímung pigúra, Fat is ruining your figure. Nagkagubà ang báy nga wà puy-i, The house is getting dilapidated because it hasn’t been occupied. Gub-a ang payag, Tear the hut down; 2. ruin plans, life, and the like. Nagubà ang ákung plánung madátù, My dream to become rich was ruined; 3. — ang nawung grimace. Nagubà ang íyang náwung mu rag nakakaug aslum, He grimaced as though he had eaten something sour; 4. cultivate virgin land. Ang ákung mga apuhan mauy únang migubà íning yutáa, My ancestors were the first to cultivate this land; n. damage done, mechanical defect. Dakug gubà ang kutsi maung giubirhǔl, The car sustained heavy damage so it was overhauled; a. damaged, broken down, dilapidated. Gubà ang tulay, The bridge is out of order. -in- n. pieces of materials from something demolished. ma-un(←) a. destructive. -un a. of a broken-down, dilapidated sort.


guba

Cebuano

v. swarm over something to consume it. Gigubhan sa mga manuk ang binlad, The chickens swarmed over the rice being dried. Gigubhan sa mga bisíta ang litsun, The visitors swarmed over the roast pig.


guba

Cebuano

wreck


gubàgubà

Cebuano

v. vase shells, kind of small univalves with rough, grey exteriors, furnishing edible meat.


gubana

Cebuano

see gwayabanu.


gubaon

Cebuano

ramshackle


gúbat

Cebuano

n. 1. war; 2. trivial matter talked about in a conversation that is supposed to be important. Unsáun níya pag-amural nga gúbat may giisturyáhan, How could he proceed with his courtship when she kept talking about everything but what he was trying to get at. — patánì civil war; v. 1. be at war. Naggúbat ang duha ka násud, The two nations are at war; 2. fight over something Dílì kinahanglan gubátun ang Matsug Kimuy, There’s no need to go to war over Matsu and Quemoy. maN-r- n. warrior, combatant. paN-an n. battlefield.


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