List of Cebuano words starting with the letter S - Page 202

swá

Cebuano

n. acronym for the SWA, Social Welfare Administration.



swábi

Cebuano

a. 1. bland, not irritating. Sa mga tambal sa ubu, kiniy swábi, Of all the cough medicines this is the one that is blandest; 2. socially graceful, smooth. Swábi kaáyu siya ug binaylihan, He dances very smoothly; 3. slow but perceptible in effect or outcome. Maáyu ning tambála kay swábi ug ipiktu, This medicine is good because it has a slow but perceptible effect; v. be, become bland, smooth, not so harsh in effect.


swábi

Cebuano

see sulábi. see labi.


swágir

Cebuano

n. kind of loose blouse used by pregnant women; v. wear, make into a blouse of this sort.


swágit

Cebuano

see syágit.


swakan

Cebuano

a. eating anything that comes one’s way. Nagsakit ang tiyan sa bátà kay swakan man kaáyug bàbà, That child has a stomachache because he eats anything and everything that he can get his hands on.


swákì

Cebuano

see saluwákì.


swángit

Cebuano

(from swápang and pángit) a. greedy and ugly.


swápang

Cebuano

a. oppressively opportunistic, taking advantage. Swápang insíka. Maáyu lang manghuwam, piru dílì magpahuwam nákù, That Chinese is a no good opportunist. He’s great at borrowing, but when it comes to lending, forget it. Swápang nímu uy. Ikay nagswildu, akuy mubangka, You are so inconsiderate. You get the salary and I have to pay the bill.


swásid

Cebuano

see saluwásid.


swelas

Cebuano

n. sole


sweldo

Cebuano

earnings


sweldo

Cebuano

n. salary


swero

Cebuano

serum


swerte

Cebuano

fortune


swerte

Cebuano

n. luck


swertihan

Cebuano

lucky


swíbil

Cebuano

n. a joint that pivots freely and is attached between two lengths of line or chain to prevent kinking; v. make into, attach a swivel.


swildu

Cebuano

n. salary, fixed compensation paid regularly for services done; v. 1. pay a salary. Ug siyay nagswildu nímu adtu ka magsirbisyu níya, If he pays your salary, you work for him; 2. get a certain salary. Anhà na ku mangasáwa ug magswildu na kug míl, I will get married when I have a salary of a thousand a month. swilduánan n. persons who are to receive their salary. di-, swildádu n. having a salary, wage earner. Sa púlù ka magsúun, walu ang swildádu (diswildu), Of the ten brothers, eight are wage earners. Kusug kaáyu kang mugastu. Mu ra kag diswildu (swildádu), You sure do spend, as if you were earning money; v. be a wage earner. ting-, tingpaN- n. payday. Lamì pud ta ug pagkáun sa tingswildu (tingpanwildu), We have delicious food on payday.


swiltu

Cebuano

a. free to do anything. Swiltu kaáyu nà siya sa paglakawlákaw kay daghan mag masúgù, She’s free to go anywhere she wants to because she has lots of servants; v. be, become free to do anything. Ang kadakù sa aláwans sa istudiyanti mauy makaswiltu (makapaswiltu) niíni ug gastu, A student spends money freely if he gets a big allowance.


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