List of Cebuano words starting with the letter M - Page 101

manteka

Cebuano

lard



mantekilya

Cebuano

butter


mantel

Cebuano

tablecloth


mantiának

Cebuano

see mantiyának.


mantíaw

Cebuano

interjection showing dismay and displeasure, but to be taken lightly. Mantíaw ning batáa, muulì lag mukáun, My! This child never comes home except to eat.


mantíkà

Cebuano

n. 1. lard, fat from flesh; 1a. lúpig pay — kun matúlug tending to sleep deeply (lit. better at sleeping than lard). 2. cooking oil. bugnaw ug — derisive reference to one who has indolent habits or is a slowpoke. (→) v. 1. fry in lard. Mantikai ang báhaw, Fry the leftover food; 2. exude lard or oil. Haúna dáyun kun mumantikà na ang tambuk, Take the pan out of the fire when lard comes out of the pork fat; 3. for public transportation to move slowly and sluggishly at times that there are few passengers. Wà giyuy pasahíru. Nagmantikà ang trák sa dálan, There are few passengers, and the bus is moving slowly down the street empty. -in-an n. food fried in oil. -un a. 1. greasy. Sud-an nga mantikáun, Greasy food; 2. obese. Babáying mantikáun, An obese woman.


mantika

Cebuano

n. lard


mantika

Cebuano

oil


n. cocoa butter.


mantikaon

Cebuano

adj. greasy


mantikilya

Cebuano

n. butter


mantikilya

Cebuano

n. butter or margarine; v. spread butter on something.


mantil

Cebuano

n. tablecloth; v. 1. put, use a tablecloth; 2. make into a tablecloth.


mantilya

Cebuano

n. veil used to cover a woman’s head in church; v. 1. wear a veil; 2. make into a veil.


mantilyína

Cebuano

n. head covering for wearing inside a church; v. wear a head covering in church.


mantinil

Cebuano

adj. provisional


v. make do with, content oneself with something less than the best. Magmantinil lang tag amútig way bugas, We’ll make do with sweet potatoes if there’s no rice. Nagmantinil lang siyag pangarga, He just took a temporary job as a stevedore. Mantiniri (mantinihi) lag kawáyan pára halígi ang balay, Just use bamboo for the meantime as a post for the house. -in- a. of makeshift or second choice sort.


mantiw

Cebuano

a. tall and lanky; v. be, become, make lanky.


mantiyának

Cebuano

n. supernatural being which preys on newborn infants. It drinks the blood from childbirth and tries to get at the newborn baby’s liver. If the baby dies, he drinks the mother’s milk without her knowledge and kills her thereby. It is pictured the size of a baby, with horns and fangs, with long pointed ears, dirty brown in color and angular in features. It has the ability to walk, change its appearance, and make itself invisible.


mantsa

Cebuano

blemish


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