Cebuano terms

English Cebuano
A term of endearment specially used when the speaker is addressing a younger female.
Inday / Day
A term of endearment specially used when the speaker is addressing a younger male.
Dodong / Dong
A polite way of addressing an male much older than the speaker. nong / manong / manoy / noy
***FOR GREETINGS
Welcome (A cordial greeting or hospitable reception given to an arriving person.) Maayong pag-abot
Good morning Maayong buntag
Good afternoon Maayong hapon
Good noon Maayong udto
Good evening / Good night Maayong gabii
How are you? Kumusta naman ka?
What is your name? Unsa’y pangalan nimo?
Where are you? Asa ka?
Where do you live? Diin ka nagpuyo?
How old are you? Pila na imong edad?
How much is this? Tagpila ni?
What are your plans for today? Unsa imong plano karon adlawa?
Come here!  Dali diri!
 Excuse me.  Paagi-a ko./ Tabi.
For you Para nimo
 Goodbye Babay
 Help! Tabang!
 Hurry!  Pagdali!
 I don’t know. Wa ko kahibaw.
I’m fine or I’m good. Maayo ra man / Maayo man
I love you Gihigugma tika
I am a Filipino. Ako kay Pilipino.
I miss you very much. Gimingaw kaayo ko nimo.
I don’t love you. Wa ko mahigugma nimo.
I’m tired. Gikapoy ko.
I’m sleepy. Giduka ko.
I am happy. Nalipay ko.
 I am sorry.  Pasayloa ko.
Just a moment.  Kadiyot lang.
 Look! Tan-awa!
 Listen!  Paminaw!
 Let’s go! Tana!
My finger hurts. Sakit ako tudlo.
 Nice to meet you. Nalipay ko nga nagkaila ta.
 No Dili
 Quiet, please. Hilom, palihug.
 See you tomorrow.  Magkita ta ugma.
See you later! Magkita ta unya!
 Stop! Hunong!
 Stop! (to a taxi driver etc.)  Para.
 That’s ok./ It doesn’t matter.  Okey ra./Way problema.
 Thank you (very much). Salamat (kaayo).
They are eating. Nanga-on sila.
To learn Para makat-on
Wa ko kasabot.  I don’t understand.
 Wait!  Huwat!/Hulat!
 Yes Oo
You’re welcome Way sapayan.
You’re dead. Patay ka.
*** DAYS OF THE WEEK
 Sunday  Dominggo
 Monday  Lunes
 Tuesday  Martes
 Wednesday  Miyerkoles
 Thursday  Hwebes
 Friday  Byernes
 Saturday  Sabado
  on Wednesday, on Saturday… sa Miyerkoles, sa  Sabado etc.
  next Saturday, next Sunday… sunod Sabado, sunod Dominggo etc.
  last Saturday, last Sunday… niaging  Sabado, niaging  Dominggo etc.
***MONTHS
 January  Enero
 February  Pebrero
 March  Marso
 April  Abril
 May  Mayo
 June  Hunyo
 July  Hulyo
 August  Agosto
 September  Setyembre
 October  Oktubre
 November  Nobyembre
 December  Disyembre
***NUMBERS
one  usa, uno
two  duha, dos
three  tulo, tres
four  upat, kwatro
five  lima, singko
six  unom, says
seven  pito, syete
eight  walo, otso
nine  siyam, nuebe
ten  napulo, dies
eleven  onse
twelve  dose
thirteen  trese
fourteen  katorse
fifteen  kinse
sixteen  disisays
seventeen  disisyete
eighteen  disi-otso
nineteen  disinuybe
twenty  baynte
twenty-one  baynte-uno
twenty-two  baynte-dos
thirty, forty, fifty, sixty, seventy, eighty, ninety  traynta, kwarenta, singkwenta, saysenta, setenta, otsenta, nubenta
one hundred  usa ka gatos
one thousand, million, billion  usa ka libo, milyon, bilyon
 first  una
 second  ika-duha
 third  ika-tulo
 fourth  ika-upat
 fifth  ika-lima
 sixth  ika-unom
 seventh  ika-pito
 eighth  ika-walo
 ninth  ika-siyam
 tenth  ika-napulo
***INTERROGATIVE PRONOUNS
What Unsa
Who Kinsa
When Kanus-a
 How Unsa-on
Why Ngano
Where Asa / Hain
***CONJUNCTIONS
 and, or  ug
 but  apan, pero
 that (as in: I know that you are there.)  nga
 because  (tungod) kay
 if, when  kon, kung
***ADJECTIVES
good maayo
beautiful
gwapa
handsome
gwapo
nice
nindot
ugly
bati
clean
limpyo
dirty
hugaw
buling
dirt
***NOUNS
girl
babae
girls
mga babae
boy
lalaki
boys
mga lalaki
***OTHERS
family
pamilya
child
bata
religion
relihiyon
friends
higala
flower
bulak; buwak
place
lugar
church
simbahan
***PARTS OF THE BODY
eye
mata
nose
ilong
ear
dawunggan; dalunggan; dunggan
face
hitsura; nawong
mouth
baba
hand
kamot
forearm
bukton
head
ulo
abdomen / stomach
tiyan; tungol
foot
tiil
finger
tudlo
nail
kuko
eyebrow
kilay
eyelash
pilok
forehead
agtang
hair
buhok


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