Meaning of *alas

*alas

Cebuano

(not without l) — (number) (so-and-so) o’clock. Alas dus na ba? Is it two o’clock yet? Alas sayis ang puntaríya sa pusil, The sight of his gun is at six o’clock. Ala úna, — dus, — tris (in auction) going once, going twice, gone! túlin pa sa — kwatru faster than blazes; v. be (so-and-so) o’clock. Nialas tris na lang, wà gihápun, It got to be three and he still did not come. Sa nag-alas dus na, nagsúgud na sila, When it was two o’clock, they began. Ug maalas kwatru na, ayaw na lag lakaw, If it gets to be four, don’t bother going. Pagkaala úna na, namatay, By one o’clock he was dead. Nagkaalas dúsi na lang, It was getting toward twelve o’clock. Naalasnuybihan mig mata, We didn’t wake up until nine. (We were overtaken by nine o’clock in waking up.) Alas dusa (ialas dus) ang pagsúgud, Have it start at two. ika- at (so-and-so) o’clock. Sa ikaalas singku ang taknà, At five o’clock. (At the fifth o’clock hour.)



alas

Cebuano

ace


alas

Cebuano

(not without l) n. ace, a card or die marked with a single spot; v. be an ace, draw an ace. Mualas (maalas) gánì ning ákung mahulbut, pildi ka, If I draw an ace, you lose.