List of Cebuano words starting with the letter N - Page 51

nigrus

Cebuano

n. kind of plow (so called from the commercial name).



nígu

Cebuano

n. rattan winnowing tray; v. make, make into a winnowing tray.


nigusiyar

Cebuano

v. 1. negotiate a sale. Siyay munigusiyar (magnigusiyar) sa ámung yútà, He will handle the sale of our land; 1a. sell a person as a prospective marriage partner. Inigusiyar ku si Birting kang Siling, I will sell Berting to Celing; 2. engage in the business of selling something Nakanigusiyar kug bábuy sa syudad, I sold pigs in the city.


nigusyabul

Cebuano

a. available for marriage (slang). Nigusyabul pa nà siya kay bálu, He is available for marriage because he is a widower.


nigusyanta

Cebuano

see nigusyanti (female). see nigusyu.


nigusyu

Cebuano

n. business. may, dúnay — court a woman (slang). Nagpagwápu man si Lálit, may nigusyu (magnigusyu) tingáli dà, I wonder why Lalet is dressed up. He must be courting someone v. 1. put up a business. Magnigusyu kug uway kay halinun, I’ll go into the rattan business because it sells; 2. play a trick on someone by leading him to believe or do something Maáyu siyang nigusyúhun kay dalì mutúu, It is easy to play a trick on him because he is gullible; 3. court a woman (slang). nigusyanti n. businessman; v. be, become a businessman.


nihit

Cebuano

a. 1. scarce. Nihit kaáyu ang túbig kun húlaw, Water is very scarce during dry periods; 2. scarcely, rarely. Nihit ka na nákung ikatagbù sa dā́n, I rarely meet you on the street any more. Nihit na níya mabátì ang mga púlung sa pagmahal, She rarely hears words of affection. (←) v. become scarce. Kun magníhit ang humay, mapugus pag-impurt ang gubiyirnu, If the supply of rice is scarce, the government is forced to import it. nihitníhit v. use something sparingly. Magnihitníhit tag gáwì niíning bugas kay mahal kaáyu, We have to use rice sparingly because it is so expensive.


nihit

Cebuano

adj. scarce


nihit

Cebuano

rare


niini

Cebuano

[deictic or demonstrative pron., first person (i, me, mine), genitive or possessive case] of this/these


niini

Cebuano

it


niíni

Cebuano

see kini.


niining adlawa

Cebuano

today


tonight


niining gabii

Cebuano

tonight


niíri

Cebuano

see kiri.


niítu

Cebuano

the gen. and dat. of kitu; 1. see niíni. see kini; 2. see niadtu. see kadtu.


nikil

Cebuano

n. nickel


nikilado

Cebuano

adj. nickelized


a. nickel-plated; v. be nickel-plated.


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