Meaning of humay

humay

Cebuano

n. cereal



humay

Cebuano

n. grain


humay

Cebuano

rice


humay

Cebuano

n. general term for rice. — sa bantuk, kamad-an n. upland rice; a. two-faced (slang—on analogy of milled rice grains which are pointed at both ends). Humay nang bayhána, paayuáyu sa atúbang, apan nanglibak diay inigtalikud, That woman is two-faced. She is nice to your face, but when you turn your back, she talks against you; v. 1. have rice for a meal, cook rice. Gihumayan nákug lúgaw ang bátà, I cooked rice porridge for the baby; 2. plant rice and not some other crop. Humaya (ihumay) na lang nang parsiláha, Just plant that parcel to rice. humayhúmay n. 1. ersatz rice made of dried cassava shreds, eaten in place of rice or corn; 2. kind of plant similar to cattails: Typha capensis; v. make ersatz rice. -an, ka-an n. rice field. -ánun n. rice magnate. ting- n. harvest season for rice. -únun n. piece of land intended to be planted to rice.