List of Cebuano words starting with the letter M - Page 102

mantsa

Cebuano

see mansa.



mantsinítas

Cebuano

see mansanítas.


mantsúsu

Cebuano

a. easily soiled or stained. Mantsúsu kaáyu ang putì nga bistídu, White clothing gets soiled easily; v. be, become easily soiled.


mánu

Cebuano

n. hand of dried tobacco leaves containing 100 leaves; v. bind tobacco leaves into hands.


mánu

Cebuano

n. title of address for a male older than the speaker; v. call someone mánu.


mánu

Cebuano

see ngánu.


mánu

Cebuano

v. in ball games, play off one with another to determine who plays first or whose play it is. Átung manúhun ug kinsay mayur, I’ll play it off with you to see who starts the game; n. act of determining the order of who plays first. manuhan n. a line from which something is tossed to determine who is first.


manúbig

Cebuano

(from túbig) n. kind of crab of swamps and rivers lighter in color than the kágang.


manubíla

Cebuano

n. a mechanism one manipulates to steer: steering wheel, handle bars, etc; v. make a steering mechanism.


n. name of an ethnic group in the mountains of eastern Mindanao.


manudlay

Cebuano

comb hair


n. kind of parasitic plant which attaches itself to trees. It extends out a vine-like trunk which clings and covers the host.


manuk

Cebuano

n. 1. chicken. Pinirítung manuk, Fried chicken; 1a. layù ra sa tinái sa — 1a1. off the subject, not to the point. (Lit. far from the chicken’s intestines.) 1a2. wound of no consequence, harmless scratch; 2. gamecock; 2a. a protegé involved in any race or competition: politics, boxing, love, et al. Napildi ang íyang manuk, His candidate (protegé) was defeated; v. 1. have chicken for one’s meal; 2. make someone one’s protegé, candidate in a competition. Akuy mumanuk nímu ug dì ba sugut dáyun nang bayhána, If I put you up as a candidate that girl will surely accept you. Midaug siya kay gimanuk mang Sirhing, He got elected because he was a protege of Serging’s. -an, -an(←) n. 1. poultry business; 2. one who has lots of chickens; v. have a poultry business. -in- a. sleeping half-awake because of insomnia or because of a need to remain conscious; v. sleep in such manner. Magminanuk kug katū́g paghuwat sa pirs trip, I’m just going to nap because I have to make it to the first trip. -un(←) a. slightly cross-eyed. Gwápa untang bayhána, ugáling manúkun lang, That girl is beautiful, but she is cross-eyed; n. see lukgaw. -un a. see -un(←), a; n. the cow-nosed ray, so called because it moves like a bird in the water: Rhinoptera javanica.


manukmánuk

Cebuano

n. 1. wind coming in strong gusts; 2. weather vane; v. be caught in gusting winds. Piligrung ilawud ug magmanukmánuk ang hángin, It’s dangerous to set sail in gusty weather.


manukmanukon

Cebuano

cock-eyed


manukon

Cebuano

adj. cockeyed


manukot

Cebuano

collect


manukúlu

Cebuano

n. monocle; v. 1. wear a monocle; 2. get a monocle.


manul

Cebuano

n. variety of jasmine of the same species as sampagíta but with double petals and rounded leaves: Jasmimum spp.


manulti

Cebuano

adj. fluent


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