Meaning of bira

bira

Cebuano

lug



bira

Cebuano

pull


bira

Cebuano

tug


bira

Cebuano

v. 1. pull, tug at something while standing still. Nagbira sila sa písì, They are having a tug-of-war with the rope. Biraha (ibira) nà sa wala, Pull it to the left; 2. attach property to repay a debt. Bayri ímung útang arun dì birahun ímung yútà, Pay your debts so your land won’t be foreclosed; 3. make an extension to a structure (pull on the dimensions). Birahi ang kusínag duha ka mitrus sa luyu, Add two meters to the kitchen in the back; 4. — ang kawit for a winner to treat to a drink of toddy. Nakadaug lagi ka, sígi biraha ang kawit, Since you won, you treat (lit. grab for the palm toddy container). 5. — sa kunut be wrinkled due to age (humorous). Gibira na siya sa kunut piru maminyug usab, She is old but she’s going to marry again; 6. strip fiber from abaca; n. 1. the extent or length of action of pulling something Gimab-an nákù ang pasul ug tulu ka bira, I shortened the fishing line by three arm lengths; 2. single act of hauling something Kining kargáha madala sa usa ka bira, This cargo can be taken in one trip; 3. command given to a driver to get moving. U sígi. Bira. All right. Let’s get going. birabíra n. line fishing in which one keeps pulling the line out repeatedly rather than just waiting; v. fish in this way. -da(←) n. a single trip or haul that a vehicle takes. Madá tas usa ka biráda, We can all be taken in one trip; v. make (so-and-so) many hauls. Makabiráda tag daghang pasahíru kay tábù, We can haul lots of passengers because it’s market day.


bira

Cebuano

v. punch, beat up someone (slang). Birahun nákù nang hubug, I’ll beat up that drunk.