List of Cebuano words starting with the letter I - Page 31

imat

Cebuano

a. 1. ugly: a. in a messy way. b. in action; 2. poor in quality. Imat ning bulpína. Dì muági, This pen is of poor quality. It doesn’t write well; v. become ugly. Naimat ang íyang nawung sa tantung pangulurítis, Her face was a mess with all that make-up.



imbaháda

Cebuano

n. 1. embassy; 2. an announcement of something to come, esp. the announcement sent by the groom’s family to the house of the prospective bride that they will come to ask for the bride’s hand formally (pamaláyi). 3. messenger of a king or someone sent to announce the courtship ceremony; v. notification of something to happen. Nag-imbaháda ang ákung anak nga dúna siyay mga bisítang dad-un sa ámù, My son notified us in advance that he was bringing visitors to our house. Wà makaimbaháda ang gubyirnu sa kalit nga pag-usbaw sa prisyu sa bugas, The government did not have a chance to notify the people about the sudden rise in the price of rice.


imbaháda

Cebuano

v. pace back and forth in anger. Muimbaháda ku ug masukù, I pace back and forth when I’m angry.


imbahadur

Cebuano

n. ambassador; v. be an ambassador.


n. 1. invalid, null and void. Imbalídu ang kuntrátu kay way pirma, Their contract is invalid because it has no signature; 2. invalid, ill person; v. 1. invalidate; 2. become an invalid.


imbalsamar

Cebuano

v. embalm. imbalsamadur n. embalmer; v. be an embalmer.


imbargo

Cebuano

sequester


imbargu

Cebuano

v. 1. confiscate. Ang maistra miimbargu sa kúmiks, The teacher confiscated the comic books; 2. foreclose on a loan, repossess. Maimbargu unyà ang ákung makinilya, They might repossess my typewriter.


imbasyun

Cebuano

n. invasion.


imbaw

Cebuano

n. kind of grey lucene clam with concentric ridges running along the width but with no vertical lines, 2″ to 3″ in width. Most types of the imbaw are similar in shape, color, and size to the American quahog, but with more pronounced ridges and no blue on the inside of the shell. — sa bunbun a. small kind of imbaw found on the shore. paN- v. gather imbaw.


imbaw

Cebuano

oyster


imbay

Cebuano

a. moving slow with stiff legs like a crab; v. be slow and dragging in movements or work. Nag-imbay na ang íyang linaktan tungud sa kakápuy, His pace became very slow from fatigue. Giimbay níya paghungit ang bátà, He is feeding the child slowly bit at a time. Giimbáyan níya ang íyang trabáhu, He dilly-dallied on the job.


imbay

Cebuano

n. name given to the women kept by Japanese soldiers as mistresses; v. become an imbay.


imbes

Cebuano

instead


imbestigasyon

Cebuano

n. investigation


imbintu

Cebuano

n. invention; v. 1. invent. Bag-ung bumba na puy imbintúhun sa Rusya, Now the Russians are going to invent another bomb; 2. make up a lie, story. Maáyu kang mangimbintu ug katarúngan, You are great at making up excuses.


imbis

Cebuano

instead


imbǐs

Cebuano

instead of. Si Maríya ang giminyúan imbǐs si Ilína, The man married Maria instead of Elena. Imbǐs mutrabáhu magpúnay lang siyag tábì, Instead of working, she would sit around blabbing.


imbis na

Cebuano

instead


imbis sa

Cebuano

prep. instead of


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