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English: a Cebuano: a Pronunciation: ah, an, ban Source: Zorc

a little further

English: a little further Cebuano: unahan Source: Harvey English: I’m going a little further. Cebuano: Mo adto pa ako sa unahan.

a little later

English: a little later Cebuano: karon*, taod-taod *Predominantly used by Hiligaynons (Ilonggos) Source: Harvey

a little while ago

English: a little while ago with in the day Cebuano: ganina Source: Harvey English: I finished it a little while ago. Cebuano: Ako nahuman ganina.

aback

English: aback Cebuano: paingon sa likud Source: Canonigo

abandon

English: abandon, desert, left Cebuano: biyaan, biya, pabayaan, talikdan, pabayaan, talikud, bulag Source: Hudson, Canonigo English: The captain has decided to abandon the ship. Cebuano: Ang kapitan naka decide na biyaan ang barko.

abandoned

English: abandoned Cebuano: biniyaan, binulagan, sinalikway, tinalikdan Source: Canonigo English: The baby is abandoned. Cebuano: Ang bata usa ka biniyaan.

abdomen

English: abdomen Cebuano: tiyan English: He has a big abdomen. Cebuano: Dako ang iyang tiyan.

abduct

English: abduct Cebuano: dagit, sakmit, taban Source: B&D, Canonigo

above

English: above Cebuano: labaw sa, sa ibabaw English: She is above the law. Cebuano: Siya labaw sa balaod.

absorb

English: absorb Cebuano: supsup, suyup English: The root of the plant absorbs water. Cebuano: Ang ugat sa tanom, mo supsup ug tubig.

abstract

English: abstract Cebuano: hinuboan, hinukas, hubo, hukas Please suggest an example. Thanks.

accelerate

English: accelerate Cebuano: magpakusog, nagpakusog English: The car accelerates. Cebuano: Ang sakyanan nagpakusog.

accept

English: accept Cebuano: dawat, uyon English: Athletes should accept the referee’s decision. Cebuano: Ang mga atleta dapat mo uyon sa desisyon sa referee.

accommodate

English: accommodate Cebuano: pahiluna, pahimutang English: This room can accommodate 100 persons. Cebuano: Kini na kwarto maka pahiluna ug 100 ka tawo.

accomplish

English: accomplish Cebuano: pahimo, patuman English: The whiz kid can accomplish anything. Cebuano: Ang manggi alamon na bata maka pahimo maski unsa nga butang.

accountant

English: accountant Cebuano:  kontad, mangingihap, tagkwenta English: Shella’s job is accountant. Cebuano:  Ang trabaho ni Shella kay tagkwenta.

ache

English: ache Cebuano:  sakit English: My heart aches. Cebuano:  Ako ang kasingkasing nag sakit.

acrobat

English: acrobat Cebuano:  maniniko, tigbobalintong English: That boy is an acrobat. Cebuano:    Kanang batang lalaki isa ka tigbobalintong.

actor

English: actor Cebuano:  artista na lalaki English: I want to be an actor. Cebuano:  Gusto ko mahimong artista na lalaki.

actress

English: actress Cebuano:  artista na babae English: I want to be an actress. Cebuano:  Gusto ko mahimong artista na babae .

Adam’s apple

English: Adam’s apple Cebuano: ubol’ubol Source: Canonigo

adapt

English: adapt Cebuano: paangay English: I want to adapt quickly. Cebuano:  Gusto ko maka paangay gid dayon.

adjective

English: adjective Cebuano:  adhetibo, pangmatang Please suggest an example sentence.

administrator

English: administrator Cebuano: magdudumala, tagdumala,tigman English: His father’s job is administrator. Cebuano: Ang trabaho sa iyang amahan kay magdudumala.

adopt

English: adopt Cebuano: angkon, dawat, sagup English: The couple likes to adopt a baby. Cebuano: Ang mag asawa gusto mo sagup ug bata.

adult

English:  adult Cebuano:    edaran, hamtong English:  Ronaldo is an adult. Cebuano:  Si Ronado isa na ka hamtong.

adverb

English:  adverb Cebuano:   adberbiyo Please suggest an example sentence. Dili ko kabalo mo ani na word, hehe.

aeroplane

English:   aeroplane Cebuano:    ayroplano, eroplano English:   The aeroplanejust flew away . Cebuano:  Ang eroplano ni lupad na papalayo.

afraid

English:   afraid Cebuano:  nahadlok English:  I am afraid. Cebuano:  Ako nahadlok .

Africa

English: Africa Cebuano: Africa English: I want to go to Africa. Cebuano: Gusto ko mo adto sa Africa.

afternoon

English: afternoon Bisaya: hapon English: We will go this afternoon. Bisaya: Mangadto kita karon hapon.

agent

English: agent Cebuano: ahente, tinugyanan English: He is a agent. Cebuano: Isa siya ka ahente.

aggravate

English: aggravate Cebuano: dugang, pasamut English: Your attitude will aggravate the situation. Cebuano: Ang imong batasan maka pasamut sa sitwasyon.

ahead

English: ahead Cebuano: diretso lang English: Just go ahead. Cebuano: Diretso lang pag adto.

air

English: air Cebuano: hangin English: The air is cool. Cebuano: Bugnaw ang hangin.

aircraft

English: aircraft Cebuano: ayroplano, eroplano English: The aircraft is flying. Cebuano: Nag lupad ang ayroplano.

airport

English: airport Cebuano: ayrport English: The airport is big. Cebuano: Ang ayrport kay dako.

Albania

English: Albania Cebuano: Albanya English: I will go to Albania. Cebuano: Ako mo adto sa Albanya.

alcohol

English: alcohol Cebuano: alkohol English: I would like to buy an alcohol. Cebuano: Gusto ko mo palit ug alkohol.