List of Cebuano words starting with the letter N - Page 46

ngidngid

Cebuano

see nidnid.



ngigngig

Cebuano

a. be fatty, greasy. Ngigngig kaáyu ang ímung bíkung hinímù, The sticky rice you made is very greasy; v. be, become greasy.


ngihit

Cebuano

see nihit.


ngil-ad

Cebuano

a. bad, ugly, evil. Ngil-ad ug dungug ang usa ka hustis, A night club hostess has a bad reputation; v. become bad. Nangil-ad ang íyang dagway kay napásù sa asidu, Her face became ugly because it was burned with acid. Sukad ta maminyù nagkangil-ad ang ímung kinaíya, Ever since we got married your disposition has been getting worse. Gingil-ad ku pagsabut ang maáyu níyang túyù, I construed her good intentions the wrong way. Ngil-aran aku sa ímung pagpakaúlaw níya, I consider it bad the way you embarrass her.


ngil-ad

Cebuano

nasty


ngil-ad

Cebuano

ugly


ngil-ad

Cebuano

worse


ngilbit

Cebuano

a. part of material near the edges or ends. Ngilbit ra pagkalansang ang tabla maung milutak, The wood was nailed too close to the edge so it cracked; v. attach to, put something down on top of the edge of something Kun ngilbítun (ingilbit, ipangilbit) paghikut ang tukun muhiplus lang ang písì, If you tie the pole near its end the rope will just slip off.


ngili

Cebuano

a. causing a chilling sensation in the spine (said of worms, snakes, and the like). Ngili kaáyu hikápun nang wati, It is spine-chilling to touch a worm; v. have a chilling sensation. Gingilihan kung nangúhà sa mga lintà sa ákung batíis, I had a chilly sensation taking the leeches from my leg.


ngilit

Cebuano

margin


ngilit

Cebuano

n. edge


ngilit

Cebuano

n. edge. Milingkud siya sa ngilit sa katri, He sat at the edge of the bed; v. put something at the edge. Nangilit nákug butang sa lamísa ang básu maung nahúlug, I put the glass at the edge of the table, so it fell. Ayawg ingilit (ngilita) pagháwid kay mahiplus, Don’t hold it at the edge because it might slip out of your hands. pa- v. go to the edge. Ayaw ug pangilit sa pangpang kay mahúlug ka, Don’t stay at the edge of the cliff. You might fall.


ngilit

Cebuano

n. rim


ngílit

Cebuano

v. 1. grin. Pwirti siyang nakangílit sa pagkakità níya kanákù sa layù, How he grinned at me upon seeing me at a distance; 2. bare the teeth in anger. Ayaw pagdûul sa magngílit nga irù, Don’t go near a dog that has bared teeth.


ngilngig

Cebuano

a. 1. gruesome, stirring revulsion. Ngilngig tan-áwun ang naligsan, The man who was run over by a truck was a gruesome sight; 2. terribly good; 2a. very skillful. Ngilngig siya musista, He is very skillful in playing the guitar; 2b. big shot, prominent. Ngilngig siya run. Tag-íya nag láging, He is a big shot now. He owns a logging concession; 2c. excellent. Ngilngig kaáyu siyag trabáhu, Nilibu ang swildu, He has an excellent job. He has a salary in four figures; 3. greasy, fatty. Ang mantikáun nga kalan-un ngilngig kan-un, Food with lots of fat is greasy; v. 1. be, become horrible; 2. be excellent, skillful; 3. make greasy. Ayaw ngilngíga paglútù, Don’t cook it with too much fat.


ngilngig

Cebuano

adj. ghastly


ngilu

Cebuano

a. setting the teeth on edge, causing the spine to tingle (said of eating sour things, shrill noises, having teeth filed). Ayaw kagísa nang puthaw kay ngilu kaáyu pamináwun, Don’t scratch that metal because it makes my spine tingle to hear it; v. have a tingling sensation in teeth. Mingilu (nangilu) ang ákung ngípun ug kináug hilawng mangga, It set my teeth on edge to eat unripe mangoes.


ngílu

Cebuano

a. yellow color (humorous).


ngiob

Cebuano

adj. dingy


ngipon

Cebuano

n. teeth


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