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red

English: red Cebuano: pula English: Red is my favorite color. Cebuano: Pula ang paborito nako na kolor.

black

English: black Cebuano / Hiligaynon (Ilonggo): itum, itom English: My shirt is black. Cebuano: Akong shirt kay itom.

Johnriel Casimero, Usa Ka Bisaya nga Champion

Another Bisaya boxer won an international belt. Johnriel Casimero won the IBF interim flyweight title against Argentine Luis Lazarte. He was the fighter who was caught in the middle of a mob inside the boxing ring that became a viral around social networking sites last February 11. The fight ended, or rather halted by Lazarte’s […]

difficult

English: difficult Cebuano: lisod Ilonggo: mabudlay, maiwat English: Math is difficult. Cebuano: Ang Math kay lisod.

dialect

English: dialect Cebuano: pinulongan, sinultihan, dayalekto Ilonggo: hambal English: What’s your dialect? Cebuano: Unsa imong pinulongan?

destroy

English: destroy Cebuano: guba, da-ut English: Do not destroy my toy. Cebuano: Ayaw gub-a akong dulaan (duwaan).

dunno

English: dunno (don’t know) Cebuano/Ilonggo: ambot, sometimes it is used as expression. English: I dunno. Cebuano/Ilonggo: Ambot lang.

My Paranormal Romance

My friends gave good comments about this Cebuano movie. I have not seen this movie yet, but the trailer looks it’s quality, and the actors’ faces look good on screen. Hopefully, it will open the floodgate of Bisaya films in the future.

Showtime Made Fun Again of a Bisayan Pronunciation

Manila media is at it again. Showtime’s Kim Atienza host who’s fond of making fun of Bisaya pronunciations and accents, just made a joke out of a Boholano guest inside the studio who uttered “noybe” which is nine in English,  nueve in Spanish and nuwebe in Tagalog. The main star of the show Vice Ganda […]

fun

English: fun Cebuano / Hiligaynon (Ilonggo): lingaw English: My father is having fun. Cebuano: Akong amahan na lingaw.

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