List of Cebuano words starting with the letter M - Page 169

minugna

Cebuano

n. invention



minuldi

Cebuano

see muldi.


minúnga

Cebuano

see binúnga.


minur

Cebuano

n. 1. in low gear or speed. Gibutang ku sa minur ang mútur, I put the motorcycle at low gear; 2. for engines to be revolving at slow speed, idling speed; v. for an engine to slow down. Wà siya muminur sa kurbáda, He didn’t slow down at the curve. Ningminur ang dágan sa makina kay way gasulína, The engine slowed down because it ran out of gasoline. minurmínur v. decrease the intensity of, or the amount of work. Minurminúri lang ang ímung káun arun dílì ka mutambuk, Decrease your food intake so that you will not grow fat.


minur

Cebuano

n. 1. minor key; 2. minor chord; 3. songs in a minor key.


minur diidad

Cebuano

n. minor in age.


minuríya

Cebuano

n. minority.


mínus

Cebuano

a. 1. few, less in quantity. Mínus ang abut run kay húlaw, The yield is lower this time because of the long drought. Mínus kaáyu ang pumapálit ánang klasíhas panaptun, Few buy that kind of cloth; 2. low. Mínus ang grádu, Having low marks; 3. inferior in quality. Ayawg palit íni kay mínus kaáyung klasíha, Don’t buy this because it’s an inferior sort; 4. slow in comprehension. Ikaw kay mínus ka, dílì dáyun makasabut, Because you are slow in comprehension you don’t get it right; v. lower or reduce; be less, get scarce. Dílì giyud mumínus (mamínus) sa kinyintus ang ákung kítà, My income will not be less than five hundred pesos. (→) v. look down haughtily on something Nakaminus ka nákù nga biyà may ímung ihátag? Do you look down on me since you give me the rejects? Gikaminusan níla ang ímung trabáhu, They look down on the kind of job you have.


minusan

Cebuano

reduce


minuskula

Cebuano

n. lower case letters.


minutíru

Cebuano

n. minute hand of a clock.


minuto

Cebuano

n. minute


minútu

Cebuano

n. minute. Lima na lang ka minútu sa dílì pa ang alas singku, It is five minutes before five o’clock. -s minutes (used after the numbers of Spanish origin). Dus minútus, Two minutes. see also unminútu.


minyak, minyat

Cebuano

n. kind of small musk shrew.


minyo

Cebuano

married


minyo

Cebuano

spouse


minyù

Cebuano

a. married. Pagdagínut na kay minyù ka na, Be thrifty because you’re married now. Daghan sa mga minyù nga nanagbúlag, Many married couples have separated; v. get married. Gustu na si Rumulítu nga magminyù, Romulito wants to get married now. Ug maminyù na ku, When I am married. Makigminyù na ang ákung trátu, My girl friend wants to get married now. Minyúun (paminyúun) sila arun dì magkawatkawat sa gawas, Let’s let them get married so they won’t be meeting outside in secret. Gipaburusan siya, piru wà minyúi, He made her pregnant but did not marry her. ka-un n. marriage. Gihiúsa sila sa kaminyúun, They were united in marriage. Kinabúhì sa kaminyúun, Married life. mag-l- n. about to get married.


mipatay

Cebuano

v. break (a record)


míra

Cebuano

n. myrrh.


mirakul

Cebuano

a. persons short in height (humorous—so called from miracle rice, a newly developed variety of rice which ripens rapidly). — rayis n. miracle rice.


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