List of Cebuano words starting with the letter M - Page 131

masuy

Cebuano

n. brand of mild liquor taken for medicinal purposes or for pleasure. bínu uy — see masuy.



masuyupon

Cebuano

absorbent


masyáda

Cebuano

see masiyar.


masyádu

Cebuano

a. 1. being too much of something Kini si Tunyu masyádu na, dúgayng mukáun ug dì pa manghúgas sa plátu, This Tonio is too much; he eats late and doesn’t even do the dishes; 2. how very. Masyádu kamahal! How very expensive!


masyadur

Cebuano

see masiyar.


masyaw

Cebuano

n. yellow corn.


mat

Cebuano

n. mat for gymnastics.


mát

Cebuano

n. math, a subject in school.


mata

Cebuano

eyes


mata

Cebuano

n. 1. eyes. Nagluhang mga mata, Eyes filled with tears; 1a. tawutáwu sa — the pupil of the eyes; 2. eyeglasses. Nangítà ku sa ákung mata, I’m looking for my glasses; 3. eyelets in the shoes; 4. any growth or structure in some way similar to the eyes. — sa báling mesh of the net. — sa baskit mesh of the basket. — sa lubi two spots in the coconut shell which resemble human eyes. — sa gábi a button-like outgrowth on the flesh of the taro rootstock. — sa, ug lumban an eye-like operculum found in turban shells. — sa pinya eyes of the pineapple, the hollow cavity found on the surface of the flesh of the pineapple fruit which contains seeds. -g tikì n. small boil that has come to a head; 5. — sa ulitáwu (dalága) expression used when playing with children to make them blink their eyes; 6. see ay; 7. -mbáka see mat-an, 5 (lit. cow-eyes); v. 1. hit in the eye. Mat-a pag-igù ang mantágà, Hit the giant octopus on the eyes; 2. wake up, be awake. Ngánung mimata ka mag sayu? Why did you wake up early? Nagmata ka na ba? Are you awake now? 2a. — ug buntag be unaware of what’s going on (lit. be awake only in the morning). Nagmata ka lag buntag sa gibúhat sa ímung asáwa, You don’t seem to know what’s going on with your wife; 2b. himat-an, hikatulgan have something constantly in one’s mind, awake or asleep. Himat-an hikatulgan ku ang ákung prublíma, I am constantly thinking about my problem, day and night; 3. for a child to become aware of his surroundings. Ang íyang namat-an nga pagmatutù mau ang kang Iyù Sinun, The first parent he ever knew was Uncle Senon; 3a. be born s.w. (lit. aware of light). Kining dapíta ang ákung namat-ag maháyag, This is the place I was born; 4. for fats to liquify. Mumata ang mantíkà kun inítun, The lard will liquify when you heat it. — pubri a. looking down upon others as not one’s equal. Mata pubri kaáyu. Dì mutagad sa mga kabus, She looks down on others and pays no attention to the poor. (←) v. 1. estimate a measurement by inspection. Wà nay kinahanglan ug pulgadíra, matáun na lang, You don’t need a measuring stick. You can estimate it just by inspection; 1a. look for something simply with the eyes. Matáun lang ang imbaw, You can find clams by just looking at the water; 2. say frankly, tell face to face. Nagkamáta ang duha ka kandidátu sa platapurma, The two candidates had it out face to face on the platform. Matáhun tikag sulti, I’ll talk to you frankly; 3. for bivalves to be active, as manifested by their being open or bubbling. Magmáta na gáning mga imbaw sayun ra pagtultul, When the clams are active it is easy to locate them. matamata v. 1. see an illusion, mirage. Gimatamata ug busay ang táwu sa disyirtu, The man in the desert saw a mirage, a waterfall; 2. be unable to choose or decide wisely because of bedazzlement. Wà giyud ku kapílì. Gimatamata ku sa kadaghang palítun, I wasn’t able to choose because there were so many beautiful things to buy. matamáta see máta, v1. hig-/hag- v. 1. wake up accidentally. Nahigmata ku kay sábà, I woke up because it was so noisy; 2. become aware of something Karun pa ku mahigmata sa íyang kabangis, For the first time I became aware of what a terrible person he was. mat-an a. 1. having eyes or an eye-like configuration; 2. artful, wily, cunning. Ang mga Insik mat-an kaáyu sa nigusyu, Chinese are very shrewd in business; 3. mat-ay balíli, dunggánay gabíi the walls have ears. (Lit. the grass has eyes and the night has ears.) Hináya ang inyung sulti kay mat-an ra bay balíli ug dunggánay gabíi, Talk quietly because the walls have ears; 4. mat-an pa sa pinya a. wily, cunning (having more eyes than a pineapple). Dì ka kaílad ni Dyú kay mat-an pa nà sa pinya, You can’t fool Joe. He is very alert; n. kind of fish with huge eyes: Selar crumenophthalmos. paN- see ay. tagi-, tagli-, tagu- n. kind of eye infection; v. get this infection.


mata

Cebuano

n. eye


mata

Cebuano

n. eye(s)


mata

Cebuano

wake


mata,

Cebuano

mesh


mataas

Cebuano

adj. high


mataas

Cebuano

adj. lanky


mataas

Cebuano

adj. long


mataas malayog

Cebuano

adj. tall


adj. superior


matabi

Cebuano

adj. glib


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