List of Cebuano words starting with the letter W - Page 1

Cebuano

expression of mild disappointment uttered when someone fails to do what one wanted him to do. Wá, kaláin dì man diay maná sa sini! Gosh, why aren’t you taking me to the movies with you! Wá, kini ray ímung ihátag! Gosh! Is this all you’re giving me?



Cebuano

see wala.


Cebuano

see walà.


wa damha

Cebuano

unexpected


wa pa

Cebuano

not yet


dress


wa'y

Cebuano

[negative (ayaw, dili, wala), existential (adunay, may, wala)] none


wáay

Cebuano

v. raise a weapon preparatory to striking. Giwaáyan níya sa bunal ang irù, He raised the club at the dog.


wábul

Cebuano

v. shake, wobble, move in an irregular and jerky movement. Kusug kaáyung muwábul ning awtúha básig náay dipirinsiya niíni, This car wobbles a lot. something must be wrong with it; a. shaking, wobbling; n. wobbling motion.


wad-an

Cebuano

lose


wadwad

Cebuano

v. 1. break the soil, as in tilling. Unsay itanum niánang dapíta nga inyung giwadwáran (giwadwad)? What are you going to plant in the area you have plowed? 1a. for a pig to dig around in something with its snout. Giwadwad sa bábuy ang linadlad, The pig dug around on the clothes put out to bleach; 2. take something out of a container to display it. Ákung iwadwad (wadwárun) ang ákung mga butang arun nímu makit-an ug nía ba dinhi ang ímung gipangítà, I’ll take my things out so you can see if what you are looking for is here; 3. work hard (slang). Kinahanglang muwadwad ug maáyu ang draybir arung kabawì sa ábang, A passenger jeepney driver has to work like hell to make enough to recover his rent.


wagas

Cebuano

n. pure gold, not worked into jewelry; a. pure, unmixed (literary). Wagas nga kamatuúran, The pure, unvarnished truth.


wagat

Cebuano

a. for root crops to be watery and somewhat lumpy to eat; v. for root crops to become watery and lumpy. Muwagat (mawagat) ang pálaw ug linghud pa, Palaw is watery and lumpy when it is cooked too young.


wagtang

Cebuano

abolish


wagtang

Cebuano

demolish


wagtang

Cebuano

obliterate


wagtang

Cebuano

v. 1. lose something Diin man ka. Nawagtang ka man, Where were you? You disappeared! Ayaw giyud nag wagtánga ang ímung bulpin! Don’t lose your ball-point pen! 2. drive away, make something vanish. Álak ray makawagtang sa ákung kaguul, Only liquor can drive away my sorrows.


wagut

Cebuano

n. fibrous, inedible portion of jackfruit; a. for sweet potatoes to be small and fibrous; v. come out small and fibrous. Mawagut ang kamúti ug linghud pa kaáyu, Very young sweet potatoes are small and fibrous. -un a. 1. having a lot of fibrous inedible portions; 2. being small and fibrous.


wagwag

Cebuano

n. a variety of white paddy rice with strong panicles maturing late and giving a heavy yield.


wagwag

Cebuano

v. 1. spill something out of a container. Nawagwag ang harína kay nabutbut ang sáku, The flour spilled because the bottom came out of the sack; 1a. rip or puncture a container so the contents spill. Ikaw diay nagwagwag sa sáku kay ímu mang gidahik, You made the sack rip because you dragged it. 2. divulge information. Miwagwag hinúun ku sa tanan kung nasayran báhin níya, I spilled everything I knew about her; 3. go about with penis dangling freely. Walà giyud kay úwaw kun magwagwag kang mulakaw sa karsáda, You sure are shameless if you can walk down the street with your penis waving in the breeze; n. secret that has become known.


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