List of Cebuano words starting with the letter I - Page 29

ílis

Cebuano

v. 1. give something in lieu of something received. Kinsay muílis ug rilu áring ákung singsing, Who will give me a watch for my ring? Mag-ílis tag lingkuránan, Let’s exchange seats. Napúlù ka gip-istam ilísan ug takurì, You get a teakettle for ten gift stamps; 2. replace something with something else similar. Kamau kang muílis ug batu sa singsing? Do you know how to change the stone in a ring? Giilísan si Pidru sa kuts, The coach replaced Pedro; 2a. break money into smaller denominations. Ilísi ra kinig mamísus, Please change this bill into one-peso notes; 3. put clothes on someone, change someone’s clothes. Kinsay muílis sa bátà, Who will change the child? Nag-ílis si Pípi, Pepe is changing clothes; 3a. be dressed up. Maáyu untà nà siyag hitsúra ug mag-ílis, He looks pretty good if he is dressed up. 4. pay back something borrowed, replace something lost or consumed. Maáyu siyang manghulam ug kwarta apan dílì muílis, He’s good in borrowing money but never pays you back. Ilísan ku tung duláan nga giwálà sa bátà, I’ll replace the toy the child lost; 5. come and go, happen one after the other. Mag-ílis ang suluguun sa ámù kay daghanan ra sa trabáhu, Our helpers do not stick with us because we make them work too hard. Nag-ilis lag pangamátay ang íyang mga anak, His children died one after the other; 6. muílis nga simána, búwan, etc. next week, next month, etc; n. replacement, thing given in exchange, shift of workers. Siyay ílis nákù sa trabáhu, He is my replacement at work. Kini ílis sa ákung gibuak, This is in exchange for the one I broke. -an(→) n. clean clothes.



ilis nga

Cebuano

acting


ilisdan

Cebuano

replace


ilisdan/ilisdi

Cebuano

v. 1. exchange, replace something Ákung ilisdan ug duha ka buuk kabáyù nang ímung kábaw, I’ll give you two horses for your carabao; 2. pay someone back or replace something Ilisdan tika sa Lúnis, I’ll pay you back Monday. Ímu giyung ilisdan tung ákung pawuntinpin, You should replace my pen; 3. replace something that was s.w. by something else. Giilisdag baratuhung batu ang singsing, He substituted a cheap stone in the ring.


ilísi

Cebuano

see ísi.


ilitirit

Cebuano

n. illiterate; v. end up an illiterate.


ilitsu dibilin

Cebuano

n. a kind of small club moss used as an indoor ornamental plant: Selaginella umbrosa.


íliw

Cebuano

n. sergeant fish or crab eater: Rachycentron canadus.


íliw

Cebuano

v. 1. long for something, miss something that one loves. Ang bátà wà giyud mangíliw sa inahan níyang namatay, The child did not miss its dead mother. Ang mabdus nag-íliw ug hilaw mangga, The pregnant woman is longing for green mangoes. Giíliw kang Máma nímu, Your mother is looking for you; 2. take a liking to something Nailiwan uruy níya nang bataána, He has come to take a liking to that child; n. kind of poisonous snake, so called because it is believed that the snake and victim long for each other after the victim has been bitten, and the victim loses his mind, forgetting to have his wound treated.


ilo

Cebuano

orphan


ilo nga papel

Cebuano

toilet paper


ilogay

Cebuano

n. grab


ilok

Cebuano

arm pit


ilok

Cebuano

armpit


ilong

Cebuano

n. nose


iltur

Cebuano

n. variety of cholera called El Tor; v. get El Tor.


ílu

Cebuano

ka-, ka-(→) Poor thing! Kaílu níya, byàbyáan lang sa inahan, Poor thing, he’s just neglected by his mother.


ílu

Cebuano

n. 1. one who has lost a parent. Ílu siya sa inahan, She has no mother. — nga tulápus orphan; 2. having lost a relative or someone close, deprived of something one needs. Namaldítu ang íyang anak kay ílu sa pagtagad, His son became delinquent because he is wanting in care and affection; v. 1. lose a father or mother; 2. deprived of something one needs.


ílu

Cebuano

v. wipe someone after a bowel movement. (→) n. something used to wipe oneself after a bowel movement. Maáyung ilu ang pákaw, Corn cobs are good to wipe with. pa- v. have someone wipe one’s anus. paN- v. wipe oneself after a bowel movement. iluhan n. anus.


ílug

Cebuano

v. 1. take away from someone’s possession. Nakailug kug búla, I managed to get a ball away from him. Ilúgun nákù basta dì ihátag, I will take it away from you if you do not give it to me. 1a. — ug lugar 1a1. occupy more space than necessary. 1a2. for a moving vehicle to run another vehicle out of its lane by cutting in on him or coming against him; 2. fight for possession of someone or something Bukug nga giilúgan sa duha ka irù, The bone the two dogs were fighting over; 3. overcome. Bisag unsáun kug tuun, muílug giyud ang katulúgun, No matter how hard I study, sleep overcomes me. 3a. — sa bandíra v. manage to marry a man who has a large number of sweethearts. Ayaw na lang ug pangabubhu ánang mga karáang trátu sa ímung bána. Tutal ikaw may nakailug sa bandíra, You need not get jealous about your husband’s former sweethearts. After all, you were the one he married; 4. cut in on a conversation. ‘Dì nà mau,’ miílug si Pidru, ‘That is not the one,’ Pedro broke in. 4a. include something s.w. where it wouldn’t normally be included. Iílug ra kinig pasa, While you’re ironing would you touch this up quickly? 4b. take time out to do something Ilúga ra gud ni ug laba, Take off a minute to wash this; 5. — sa yáwà completely forget something important which one was about to say. Walà giyud kuy nabungat nga mga maáyung rasun. Giílug ug hurut sa yáwà. Napildi hinúun kus kásu, I never did get my good arguments out. I completely forgot what I was going to say, so I lost the case; n. action of grabbing. (→) see ílug, v 4a, b. -an(→) a. tending to grab things from others. -in-, -in-(→) n. 1. odds favorite in gambling. Adtu ku pusta sa inílug, I’ll bet on the favored cock; 2. popular, sought after. Si Núra Unur inílug sa mga prudyúsir, The producers fight each other to get Nora Aunor. -in-an n. merchandise which is highly popular (things which people fight with each other to get). Inilúgan kaáyu ang pán ni Tínung, Tinong’s bread is very popular. -un(→) a. be in short supply. Ilugun kaáyu ang ákung panahun, I have very little time; n. the upper part of the small intestines which are rolled up. siN-un(→) a. see ilugun, a.


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