English: red Cebuano: pula English: Red is my favorite color. Cebuano: Pula ang paborito nako na kolor.
English: black Cebuano / Hiligaynon (Ilonggo): itum, itom English: My shirt is black. Cebuano: Akong shirt kay itom.
English: difficult Cebuano: lisod Ilonggo: mabudlay, maiwat English: Math is difficult. Cebuano: Ang Math kay lisod.
English: dialect Cebuano: pinulongan, sinultihan, dayalekto Ilonggo: hambal English: What’s your dialect? Cebuano: Unsa imong pinulongan?
English: destroy Cebuano: guba, da-ut English: Do not destroy my toy. Cebuano: Ayaw gub-a akong dulaan (duwaan).
English: dunno (don’t know) Cebuano/Ilonggo: ambot, sometimes it is used as expression. English: I dunno. Cebuano/Ilonggo: Ambot lang.
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,…
English: fun Cebuano / Hiligaynon (Ilonggo): lingaw English: My father is having fun. Cebuano: Akong amahan na lingaw.