Meaning of may

may

Cebuano

[deictic, demonstrative pron.] also



may

Cebuano

[deictic, demonstrative pron.] too


may

Cebuano

[existential] there is


may

Cebuano

certain


may

Cebuano

some


may

Cebuano

v. has


may

Cebuano

1. there is, are, was, were. May tulu ka táwung nangítà nímu, There were three persons looking for you. Kun may isúgù, At your service (lit. if there is an order to give). 2. have. May sigarilyu ka dihà? Do you have any cigarettes on you? 2a. may pagka- be somewhat. May pagkatabian ni si Áning, Aning is somewhat talkative; 2b. — idad be of age. May idad na siya ug makabutar na, He is already of age and he can vote now; 3. near a place. Didtu siya magtindug sa may pultahan, He was standing there by the door; 4. some, (so-and-so) long ago, May duha ka búwan na níyang trabáhu dinhi, He’s been working here for about two months now; 4a. — mga at about (such-and-such) a time. Didtu siya sa may mga alas kwatru, He was there at around four. — láin pa yes, of course (is there anything or anyone else). Siya giyuy nagkúhà sa libru kay siya ra may dihà. May láin pa? He must have taken the book because he was the only one there. Who else could have? Kan-un giyud ni níya. May láin pa? He’ll eat this, don’t worry. Would he fail to do so!