Meaning of gamay

gamay

Cebuano

adj. little



gamay

Cebuano

adj. miniature


gamay

Cebuano

adj. small


gamay

Cebuano

melody


gamay

Cebuano

petite


gamay

Cebuano

petty


gamay

Cebuano

smaller


gamay

Cebuano

a. 1. small in size, amount, number. Ngánung gamay ka mang pagkatáwu? Why are you a small person? 2. young person. Gamay ka pang mag-apil-apil sa isturyang law-ay, You’re too young to listen to lewd stories; 3. one’s small child. Wà pa manghúri ang ámung gamay, Our little son hasn’t gotten any younger brothers and sisters yet; v. 1. be, become small, few. Migamay (nagamay) siya human masakit, He became thin after his illness. Nagkagamay ang klinti sa tikasan nga abugádu, The clients of the crooked lawyer are dwindling; 2. make something small. Ang sastri mauy migamay sa ákung sinínà, The dressmaker reduced the size of my dress. Gamyi ang síga sa sugà, Turn the lamp down; 3. do something in a small way. Gamaya rag pangáyù, Ask for only a small amount. (←) v. 1. be in the process of becoming small. Migámay (nagámay) ang balun nga gihibúsan, The balloon got small when air was let out of it. 2. feel comparatively unworthy or small, consider someone as such. Migámay (nagámay) aku atubángan sa rayna, I felt very small before the queen. Gigamyan siya nímu, He considers you small fry. -in- n. kind of dish containing chopped meat with various vegetables. gamaygamay v. reduce something into small pieces. -g- small (plural). -in-g- a. little by little. Iginagmay (ginagmaya) ug hátag, Give it out, a little at a time. tag-, -in-g- a. little each time. -un a. of a small type. -ut, -ut(←) small and thin. Dáan nà siyang gamayut, He is born very small; v. become small, thin. Migamayut (nagamayut) ang íyang nawung sa pagkasakit níya, Her face became small and thin after her sickness. -utun a. of a small type.