List of Cebuano words starting with the letter M - Page 149

maya

Cebuano

n. sparrow



mayáman

Cebuano

a. rich, moneyed (colloquial). Mayáman kaáyu ku run kay bag-ung swildu, I am very rich now because I have just received my pay.


mayaman

Cebuano

wealthy


mayaman

Cebuano

well-off


n. red snapper, Lutianus spp.


mayánà

Cebuano

n. kind of ornamental herbs with variously colored green and purple leaves which have medicinal uses: Coleus blumei.


mayáus

Cebuano

n. kind of thin-bodied slipmouth (palutput).


maybay

Cebuano

n. kind of large, light green, cooking banana, only a little smaller than the tinduk.


mayhu, mayhum

Cebuano

(from humay) n. rice (humorous slang). Ayay! Mayhum diay karun ang átung kan-un, Goody. We are going to have rice today; v. eat rice as one’s staple.


mayik

Cebuano

n. 1. microphone; 2. sound system with an amplifier. Mayik ang ílang gigámit sa bayli kay mahal ang musiku, They used a sound system for the dance because an orchestra would be too expensive; v. use a mike or sound system.


maylab

Cebuano

n. one’s sweetheart or loved one (humorous). Ímu nang maylab ang ímung kúyug? Was that your sweetheart that was with you?


maylupa

Cebuano

landlord


maymay

Cebuano

admonish


maymay

Cebuano

lecture


maymay

Cebuano

v. advise, admonish someone in a nice tone. Maymáyi siyang dílì na maghubughúbug, Advise and encourage him not to get drunk any more; n. advice or admonition. pa- v. listen to advice. Ang táwung dì magpamaymay háyan mahitabù, A person who does not listen to advice is likely to get into trouble. ma-un a. admonishing.


maynur

Cebuano

n. one’s minor subject; v. take as one’s minor.


Mayo

Cebuano

n. May


mayor

Cebuano

adj. major


mayordoma

Cebuano

stewardess


mayordomo

Cebuano

n. butler


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