Meaning of gaba

gaba

Cebuano

curse



gaba

Cebuano

nemesis


gábà

Cebuano

n. punishment which comes as a natural consequence of some transgression, esp. a moral transgression. Ang íyang sakit mauy gábà nga gihátag sa Ginúu, His sickness is the punishment which the Lord imposed on him. puyra — formula for warding off gábà: ‘May God not punish me for this.’ Puyra gábà, ngánung musúkul ka man sa ímung amahan? God forgive you, why did you rebel against your father? v. have retribution visited on one. Gabáan ka sa ímung pagpasipálà sa dibultu, You will be punished for defiling the image. Ayaw kug gabái, Don’t be a cause of my getting divine retribution (said by someone who has done something to someone which might bring him gábà, e.g., leaving a host while he is eating). gabàgabà n. gábà which comes in small installments as the result of a long period of moral transgression. Súgud nang gabàgabà, búnga sa íyang pagkapalikíru, Now the punishment he deserves begins, the result of his philanderings. -an(→) n. one who has power of causing people to suffer gábà.