List of Cebuano words starting with the letter N - Page 53

nindut

Cebuano

see anindut.



ning

Cebuano

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


ning baghiona

Cebuano

n. tonight


ning higayona

Cebuano

[time word or particle] on this occasion


ning higayona

Cebuano

[time word or particle] this time


ning-

Cebuano

see mi-.


ninghapit

Cebuano

v. stopped (by)


ninong

Cebuano

godfather


ninot

Cebuano

pretty


ninu

Cebuano

n. a small tree similar to bangkúru but with smaller and lighter-colored leaves: Morinda sp.


ninuno

Cebuano

ancestor


ninya

Cebuano

[pron., second person singlular/plural, genitive or possessive case] you


ninya

Cebuano

[pron., second person singlular/plural, genitive or possessive case] your(s)


ninyo

Cebuano

your


ninyong

Cebuano

[pron., second person singlular/plural, genitive or possessive case] your


ninyu

Cebuano

n. the Holy Infant Jesus, a small image of the Holy Infant brought from place to place to be kissed during the Christmas season. Inighawuk nímu sa ninyu muhúlug sab kag kwarta, When you kiss the image of the Holy Infant, you also have to give some money. — bunítu n. person being idolized. Si Sirhing mauy ninyu bunítu sa Sibu, Serging is the idol of Cebu. paka- v. treat with the fear and respect accorded the image of the Christ Child.


ninyu

Cebuano

see kamu.


nípà

Cebuano

n. palm of great commercial importance growing along tidal streams and in dense stands in brackish swamps. The leaves are used mainly for thatching, but also for bags, hats, and handicrafts. The sap is fermented into toddy and distilled into a stronger liquor called manyan. It also is used as vinegar: Nypa fruticans; v. make something out of nipa or nipa thatch.


nipay, nípay

Cebuano

see anipay.


nipis

Cebuano

a. 1. thin, not thick. Nipis kaáyu ang mga pánid sa Biblíya, The Bible’s pages are very thin; 2. thin, scanty. Nipis siyag buhuk, He has thin hair; 3. in billiards, shot hitting the target ball at an angle so that it goes off at right angles to the hole; v. 1. become, make thin. Minipis (nanipis) ang dalunggan sa bag-ung bána, The ears of the newly-wed husband became thin (from the notion that sexual indulgence causes one’s ears to become thin). Kun magnipis kag puthaw makmákag kusug, When you flatten metal, hammer it hard; 2. do something on a scanty scale, thin something out. Nipsa (inipis) pagpulbus sa ímung nawung, Just apply a little powder to your face. Nipsan nátù ang ímung buhuk, Let’s thin out your hair; 3. hit a target ball so that it goes off at right angles to the target. pa- v. come too close to another vehicle. Ayaw pagpanipis sa ingkuwintru, Don’t drive too close to the oncoming traffic. tag-(←) n. name given to various kinds of long and slender sardines and herrings.


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