List of Cebuano words starting with the letter N - Page 48

ngiyaw, ngíyaw

Cebuano

n. mewing of a cat or a similar sound; v. 1. mew; 2. screw up the face at an unpleasant sensation. Ningíyaw ang íyang nawung kay naasuhan ang íyang mata, He grimaced because he got smoke in his eyes.



ngual

Cebuano

n. 1. manner of speaking characterized by inadequacy in pronouncing some consonants; 2. someone with a short tongue causing such a speech defect. Unsay gisulti ánang ngual? What’s that man with a speech defect talking about? v. for speech to be badly pronounced. Nagngual síyang nagsulti kay punù ang bàbà, He speaks unintelligibly because his mouth is full.


ngugngug

Cebuano

see alingugngug.


nguhal

Cebuano

a. thick, speaking with indistinct articulation like a drunk. Nguhal ang sinultihan sa himatyun, A dying man speaks indistinctly. (←) v. talk thickly and indistinctly. Mungúhal (mangúhal) ang sinultihan ug mahubug ka, Your speech will become thick if you get drunk.


nguhù

Cebuano

a. talking through the nose; v. become nasal in speech. Nagnguhù siya kay gisip-un, He is talking through his nose because he has a cold. ka-(←) v. be nasal in speech. pa- v. make one’s speech nasal.


ngulngul

Cebuano

v. deep-seated pain over a wide area. Mingulngul ang ákung mga buktun sa pagpanglaba tibuuk adlaw, My arms ached because I washed all day long; a. having deep-seated pain. Pahílut ku kay ngulngul kaáyu ang ákung kalawásan, I will get a massage because my whole body aches.


ngulob

Cebuano

roar


ngúlub

Cebuano

v. growl. Ayaw pagdúul sa irù nga nagngúlub kay mamáak nà, Don’t get near a growling dog because it will bite you. Ayaw kug ngulúbig masukù ka, Don’t growl at me if you are angry; n. growling.


ngúlut

Cebuano

v. growling in defiance or complaint. Ug mungúlut ang irù ayawg duúla, If the dog growls, don’t go near it. -an(→) a. given to growling.


ngúmiks

Cebuano

n. comics section or magazine (humorous). Nagbása ug ngúmiks, Reading a comics magazine.


ngúngù

Cebuano

n. monster referred to in scaring children.


ngurk

Cebuano

word used to represent the sound of snoring in writing.


ngusngus

Cebuano

v. scour, rub something hard to remove something Dílì ku mungusngus ng adyaks sa awtu kay makadáut sa pintal, I will not rub Ajax on my car because it destroys the finish. Ngusngúsa ang húgaw, Rub off the dirt.


ngutngot

Cebuano

v. ache


ngutngut

Cebuano

a. pulsating, throbbing pain. Ngutngut kaáyu ang ákung bunul, My boil is very painful; v. be in pain. Nagngutngut ning ákung dughan kay gibulagan ku, My heart is aching because I was jilted.


nguwal

Cebuano

see nguhal.


nguynguy

Cebuano

see danguynguy.


nguyunguyu

Cebuano

n. larvae of mosquitoes.


ngyáwà

Cebuano

particle expressing discomfiture when one is put on the spot (euphemism for yáwà). Ngyáwà ni si Angkay! Nakumprumísu ku áning íyang pakig-áway, Darn! Angkay sure has put me on the spot the way she picks fights.


ngyílu

Cebuano

see ngílu.


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