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anay2ánayn termiteAn anay nagaistar sa idalom san pungtod.Termites live inside ant-hills.anáyonv [c14] -ON pat; PA-..-AN goal. be eaten by termitesGinaanay an iyo atop.Your roof is-being-eaten-by termites.
anay3anáyn sow. Refers to an adult female pig which has borne pigletsAn akon anay may katorsi na baktin.My sow has fourteen piglets.cfurig1female piganáyonn breedable sow, sow to be bredAnayon ko ini na urig kay kinsi an dudo.I will-use this female-pig for-a-sow because she has fifteen nipples.mag-anáyv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- acc. breed a sowMagaanay ako sin tulo pag-abot san tig-anihan.I will-have three sows-for-breeding come harvest-season.
andadorandadórSpn baby walkerAn amon andador ginhatag ko sa amon anak na may dyutay na bata.I gave our-excl baby-walker to our-excl offspring who has-a small child.mag-andadórv [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. use a baby walkerNagaandador siya sa bata.She uses-a-baby-walker for-the child.ìandadórv use a baby walkercfandar sound
andamándamadj prepared, readyAndam na sinda para sa gyera.They are prepared for the war.mag-ándamv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. prepareNagaandam ako san para sa puturo san akon anak.I am-preparing something for my child's future.synpreparar preparehanda prepare
andamyoandámyoSpn gangplankAn andamyo san barko ginagamit san mga pasahero na latayan sa pag-agi.The gangplank of-a ship is-being-used by-the passengers as-a-bridge for passing-over.mag-andámyov [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. put down a gangplankNagaandamyo siya agod dili mabasa an mga pasahero na masakay.He put-down-a-gangplank so-that the passengers would not get-wet in-boarding.
andanándanv [c14] MA- patmàándanv accustomAn naandan ko pan-o na pangadyi sa iba puro memoryado.The way I was-accustomed to-pray in other-places was-entirely memorized.cfanad1 accustomed
andarandárSpn sound. Refers specifically to the sound of an engineNababati na an andar san eroplano.The engine-sound of-the airplane can-be-heard now.mag-andárv [c6] MAG- exp; -ON pat; I- acc. function, perform, run. Refers to the functioning of machineryAn makina dili nagaandar sin maayo.The engine is not functioning well.andadórn baby walker
AndresÁndresSpn Andrew. The name of a person
andyaynaandyáynaEngn angina. Refers to angina pain of the heartNagsabi siya nga andyayna la kuno.He said that it is only angina, it-was-said.
angasadj Variantdangas have a receding hairline
angayángayadj appropriate, suitable, apt, befittingAn itom na bado dili angay sa imo.The black dress is not appropriate for you.adv oughtAngay kita magmuruutan.We ought to-love-each-other.angayánadj beautified, prettiedAngayan siya sana na bado.She is beautified by-that dress.syntahom angáyanv [c11] -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. be pleased, feel good about somethingGinaangayan ako pagkita sa imo.I am-pleased to see you.angáyav be entertainedWara kami angaya ni Maria pagkadto namon sa inda balay.Maria did not entertain us when we went to their house.makìángayv accept someone as worthynakìangay-angayónadj accepting. Refers to someone whose character is to accept people for what they are
angayanadj suitable, fitting
anghanganghángadj spicy hot, pungent, tangy, zestyAn sili maanghang.The pepper is spicy-hot.synhangahang2 spicy hotharang spicy hotkarang spicy hot
anghelánghelSpn angelNakita niya an mga anghel.He saw the angels.Variantanghilkàanghilánangel groupNakita niya an kaanghilan sa langit.He saw a group-of-angels in heaven.anghilítolittle male angelAnghilito si Kupido.Cupid is a little-male-angel.anghilítalittle female angel
anghiln Variantanghel angel
anghit1ánghitCebn 1body odor, under arm odorKun may anghit an tawo kinahanglan bulungon.If a person has-body-odor he needs to-put-on some deodorant.mag-ánghitv [c4] MAG- exp; -ON pat. exudes body odorNagaanghit an tawo kun ginabalhas.A person exudes-body-odor when he sweats.
anghit2anghítadj bat odor. Refers to the odor and taste of bats caused, it is said, by the urine dripping down its bodymàanghítadj smell batishMaanghit an kabog.The bat smells-like-a-bat.mag-anghítv smell like a batanghitánv [c5] MAG- exp; -ON pat; -AN goal. engulfed in bat odorGinaanghitan ako sa iya sa pagtakin.I am-assailed-by-bat-odor from him when he is near.
angholanghóladj smell overheated. This refers primarily to peoplemag-anghólv [c14] MAG- exp. smell overheatedAn tawo na nagabinulad sa adlaw nagaanghol.The person who is-exposed to-the sun smells-overheated.
angkasángkasCebn back rider, pillion rider. Means to ride as a passenger on a back seat of a motorcycle or other vehicleAn angkas niya dyutay na lang mahulog.His back-rider almost fell-off.mag-ángkasv [c8] MAG- act; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. back ride, pillion ride, ride piggyback. Refers to riding on the back of a motorcycleSan primero na Domingo san Pebrero nag-angkas lang ako paPandan.On-the first Sunday of February I just rode to-Pandan on-the-back-of-a-motorcycle.cfsakay
angkonángkonCeb; Hlgv [c8] MAG-, MAKA- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmakàángkonv claim, own, acknowledgeNakaangkon ako sin pira ka iktarya na duta.I claimed a few hectares of land.
angloángloadj MA-màánglobovine taste/odorMaanglo an karne san baka, hasta an gatas.The meat of-a cow has-a-bovine-taste/odor, so-also the milk.
angtadángtadn space, distanceAn angtad hali didi hasta sa bayabas napulo ka dupa.The distance from here to the guava-tree is ten stretched-arms-lengths.Variantantadspaceìángtadv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. distance, maintain distance, keep distantIangtad mo an karabaw sa kanding.Distance the water-buffalo from the goat.
aniánin harvest, product, cropMaayo an inda ani yana na tuig.They have a good harvest this year.aníhann harvest siteAdto si Marta sa anihan.Marta is at-the harvest-site.tig-aníhann harvest timeMagaanay ako sin tulo pag-abot san tig-anihan.I will-have three sows-for-breeding when harvest-time arrives.Varianttag-anihananihónn crop for harvestPugto na an anihon na humay.The unhusked-rice crop-for-harvest is already over-ripe.mag-ániv [c4] MAG- ag; -ON pat. harvestDili sinda nagahasok o nag-ani man.They are not sowing-seed nor have-they-harvested also.aníhonv be harvestedAnihon mo an dawa.Harvest the millet.synabri 1open
anihaganihágv [c8] MAG- act; MA- pat; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- accmàanihágv see dimly, see unclearly. Means there is difficulty in seeing because of, for example, a thin vapor of fog, smoke, or dustDili ko maanihag an bukid kay madakmol an alupuop.I cannot see the mountain because the fog is thick.anihágonv trace a drawing
aninaganínagv [c3] MAG- act; -AN goalmakàanínagv can see dimly. Refers to seeing light dimly as through a transparent medium, as the rays of the sun seen through cloudsSi Danday nakaaninag pa pero dili klarado an iya pagkita.Danday can-see-dimly still but her vision is not clear.synaninawmag-anínagv dimly lightsAn bulan nagaaninag sa iya.The moon dimly-lights his-way.