The Visayans are known for preparing great tasting food. And the current famous chef in the country happens to be a Bisaya from Leyte. Chef Boy Logro came from a poor town in Leyte, and a family relative brought to Manila to work as a houseboy, this was in 1972. It was an easy for […]
I don’t hide my thick Bisaya accent when I speak Tagalog, even when I am in Manila. I’m just confident. Just like Sir Manny Pacquiao. I also don’t work for the hecklers, they don’t pay me to change my accent to sound like those first speakers of Tagalog. If Manileños (or even a few Bisaya) […]
English: ten Cebuano: pulo, napulo English: The boy has ten toys. Cebuano: Ang bata na lalaki duna pulo ka dulaan.
English: nine Cebuano: nuybe English: The cat has nine lives. Cebuano: Ang iring duna ka nuybe nga kinabuhi.
English: eight Cebuano: walo English: I drank eight cups of coffee today. Cebuano: Nakainom ko ug walo ka tasa sa kape.
English: seven Cebuano: pito English: Mr. Wong has seven businesses. Cebuano: Si Mr. Wong duna pito ka negosyo.
English: six Cebuano: unom English: I have six pants. Cebuano: Naa ko unom ka pantalon.
English: five Cebuano: lima English: Mario has five kids. Cebuano: Lima ang anak ni Mario.
English: four Cebuano: upat English: Make it four, please. Cebuano: Upat nalang, please.
English: three Cebuano: tulo English: I have three apples. Cebuano: Naa ko tulo ka masanas.
English: two (2) Cebuano: duha English: There are two birds. Cebuano: Naay duha ka langgam, Adunay duha ka langgam. Ilonggo: May ara duha ka langgam.