Meaning of pista

pista

Cebuano

date



pista

Cebuano

feast


pista

Cebuano

n. 1. feast in honor of a patron saint. — upisiyal public holiday. — sa simbahan church holiday; 2. expression meaning ‘your slip is showing’ (humorous—from the notion that people hang out curtains during fiesta and another way of calling a woman’s attention that her slip is showing is to use pangurtína which literally means, ‘hang out curtains’); v. 1. hold or celebrate a feast day. Magpista mi sa tris di Máyu, We hold our celebration on the third of May; 1a. — sa inyu your slip is showing (they’re celebrating the feast day in your place). 2. it would be a miracle if (such-and-such an unlikely thing) were to happen. Magpista ug muanhi pa tu siya, It would be a miracle if he ever were to come here. Magpista ug sugtun ka ni Maríya, It would be a miracle if Maria were to accept you. paN- v. attend the celebration of a feast day. Nakapamista sila sa pista sa Santu Ninyu, They attended the celebration of the feast of the Holy Child. ikapaN- presentable, look good enough to take to a fiesta. Bubintahag nawung ang bána ni Nilya, ikapamista man sab, Nelia’s husband is good-looking enough. You wouldn’t be ashamed of him. -in- a. eating in large quantities like at a feast. maN-r-, mamistáhay n. fiesta goers.