List of Cebuano words starting with the letter M - Page 190

mútà

Cebuano

n. dried pus or mucous secretion in the eyes; v. become this secretion in the eyes. Ang abug sa mata mamútà, If dust gets into the eyes it will turn into pus. (→) v. be filled with this secretion. Nagmutà (gimutà) ang mata sa gipiskat, The man with the sore eyes has dried pus in his eyes. hi- v. remove the mútà from the eyes. paNhi- v. remove pus from one’s eyes. hi-an(→) n. the corner of the eye where the mútà is deposited. -un(→) a. full of mútà.



mutíbu

Cebuano

n. motive. Pangabubhu ang mutíbu sa pagpatay, Jealousy was the motive for the murder.


mutil

Cebuano

n. motel or cabins, usually used for illicit romance.


mutimuti

Cebuano

see kamukámu.


muton

Cebuano

n. pulley


mutsatsa

Cebuano

see mutsatsu (female), n, v1.


mutsatsu

Cebuano

n. 1. male servant, houseboy; 2. in children’s games, the loser who serves out a penalty; v. 1. be, become a servant; 2. hire or have someone as a servant. Nakamutsatsu mig kawatan, We got a thief as a servant. pa- v. hire oneself out as a servant. Didtu siya sa Manílà magpamutsatsu, He worked as a servant in Manila. paka- v. consider, treat like a houseboy.


mutsu

Cebuano

a. being temporarily rich (colloquial). Daghan kug amígu basta mutsu ka, You will have lots of friends as long as you’re in the clover. — diníru having lots of money; v. have lots of money. Mamutsu lang tag tingswildu, We are rich only on payday.


mutu, mutù

Cebuano

n. mound, hill. Túa sa luyung mutu ang ámung balángay, Our town lies beyond that hill.


mutùmútù

Cebuano

see tumùtúmù.


mutùmútù

Cebuano

v. estimate, calculate approximately. Mutùmutúa lang unsa kadaghana ang gikinahanglan, Just estimate how many we need.


mutun

Cebuano

n. block, a metal or wooden case containing a pulley or pulleys; v. attach a block to something; haul out something by means of a block.


mutung

Cebuano

a. for an animal in a group or flock to be fierce and domineering over the others; v. gain supremacy over others. Ang sunuy nagmutung sa pultri, The cock is the boss of the chicken yard.


mutur

Cebuano

n. 1. engine, motor. Nadáut ang mutur sa tiprikurdir, The motor of the tape recorder got broken; 2. motorcycle; 3. corn or rice mill. Túa siya sa mutur nagpagaling ug mais, He is at the corn mill to have the corn milled. -bayik, -saykul n. motorbike, motorcycle; v. 1. put something as an engine; use something as an engine; 2. go by motorcycle. di- motorized, having a motor. -ista n. motorist, driver.


n. motorcycle.


mutyà

Cebuano

n. 1. precious gem with magical properties. May mutyà nà siya búsà dílì dutlan, He has a charm and so he is invulnerable; 1a. — sa ságing tinduk n. in folk belief, a precious stone which falls from the blossom of a tinduk banana when it opens at midnight on a moonless night. Supernatural beings in the form of powerful monsters watch for this stone to fall. If a man obtains this stone, he is endowed with magical powers but he must wrest it from the supernatural beings who are also after it. 2. anything precious or valued highly. Ang bugtung níyang mutyà dinhi sa kalibútan mau ang íyang anak, Her only treasure here on earth is her child; 2a. daw may -ng gisapnay, nagsapnay ug — being extraordinarily careful in handling something (as if one were carrying a precious gem). Ampíngi ang ímung dungug sáma sa mutyang sinapnay, Guard your honor like a jewel; 2b. treasured, most valued. — sa mga mata apple of one’s eye; v. possess a precious gem having a charm. paka- v. consider, treat as a precious gem.


mutya

Cebuano

pearl


mutyaanon

Cebuano

adj. pearl


muu

Cebuano

see mau.


múuk

Cebuano

v. 1. be asleep soundly. Magmúuk ug katúlug ang bátà human digúa, A baby sleeps soundly after you bathe it. 2. stay in bed due to inactivity. Magmúuk lang siya kanúnay sa banig bísag udtu na, She is always staying in bed, even if the sun is up. 3. be so that air cannot get at it. Ug magmúuk ang ímung samad, dílì mamaáyug dalì, If your wound is wrapped up so air cannot get at it, it will take a long time to get better. muukmúuk ug katáwa v. roll with laughter, suppressing the sound. Nagmuukmúuk mi pagkatáwa sa ámung maistrung wà makapamutúnis, We practically exploded with laughter at our teacher because he hadn’t buttoned his pants. -an(→), pala- a. sleepyhead.


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