List of Commonly Used Bisaya Words

Learn Bisaya/CebuanoCategory: English-to-BisayaList of Commonly Used Bisaya Words
Daniel Fontes asked 3 weeks ago

Please give me a list of commonly used bisaya-cebuano words.

1 Answers
khen answered 3 weeks ago

Here are commonly used bisaya/cebuano words:
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SALUTATION

  • Hi – translated as "Hi" (pronounced as hai)
  • Hello – "Hello" (pronounced as Hih-loh)
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    GREETINGS
  • Good morning! – "Maayong buntag!" (Mah-ah-yong buhn-tahg)
  • Good Noon – "Maayong udto" (Mah-ah-yong uhd-tuh)
  • Good Afternoon – "Maayong hapon" (Mah-ah-yong hah-pohn)
  • Good Evening – "Maayong gabii" (Mah-ah-yong gah-bih-ih)
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    ASKING QUESTIONS (The 6 Basic Questions)
  • What? – "Unsa?" (pronounced as Uhn-sah?)
  • Who? – "Kinsa?" (Kin-sah?)
  • Where? – "Asa?" (Ah-sah?)
  • When? – "Kanus-a?" (Kah-nuhs-ah?)
  • How? – "Unsa-on?" (Uhn-sah-on?) or "Gi-unsa?" (Gih-uhn-sah?)
  • Why? – "Ngano?" (Ngah-nuh?)
  • Name – "Ngalan" (Ngah-lahn)
  • What’s your name? – "Unsay ngalan nimo?" (Uhn-sai ngah-lahn nih-muh?)
  • My name is Donald Trump – "Donald Trump akong ngalan" (Donald Trump ah-kuhng nga-lahn).
  • Where do you live? – "Asa ka gapuyo?" (Ah-sah kah gah-puh-yuh?)
  • I live in Washington DC – "Sa Washington DC ko gapuyo" (Sah Washington DC kuh gah-puh-yu).
  • What do you do? – "Unsa imong trabaho?" (Uhn-sah eh-muhng tra-ba-ho?)
  • I’m working in a hotel – "Nagtrabaho ko sa hotel" (Nag-tra-ba-ho kuh sah ho-tel)
  • How are you? – "Kumusta ka?" (Kuh-muhs-tah kah?)
  • Are you serious? – "Seryoso ka?" (Ser-yuh-suh kah?)
  • Are you ok? – "Ok ra ka?" (Ok rah kah?)
  • What is this? – "Unsa ni?" (Uhn-sah nih?)
  • What are you doing? – "Unsa imong gibuhat?" (Uhn-sah ih-muhng gih-buh-haht)
  • Where are you from? – "Asa ka gikan?" (Ah-sah kah gih-kahn?)
  • Where are you going? – "Asa ka pa-ingon?" (Ah-sah kah pah-ih-nguhn)
  • I arrive in**** – "Nakaabot ko sa ****" (Nah-kah-ah-bot kuh sah ____)
  • I come from**** – "Gikan ko sa ****" (Gih-kahn kuh sah ____)
  • I’m going to**** – "Muadto ko sa ****" (Muh-ahd-tuh kuh sah ____)
  • Thank you – "Salamat" (Sah-lah-maht)
  • You’re welcome – "Way sapayan" (Wai sah-pah-yahn)
  • Yes – "Oo" (Uh-uh)
  • No – "Dili" (Dih-lih)
  • Good – "Maayo" (Mah-ah-yuh)
  • Ok – "Ok" (Uh-kih)
  • Go – "Kaw" or "Lakaw" (Lah-kao)
  • Get – "Kwa-a" (Kwah-ah)
  • Grab – "Hulbuta" (Hul-buh-tah)
  • It’s alright – "Ok ra na" (Uh-kih rah nah)
  • I’m ready – "Andam na ko" (Ahn-dahm nah-kuh)
  • Let’s go – "Ta" or "Adto na ta" (Ahd-tuh nah tah)
  • I’m sorry – "Pasayloa ko" (Pah-sai-luh-ah kuh)
  • Come here – "Ali dinhi" (Ah-lih din-hih)
  • Help me – "Tabangi ko" (Tah-bah-ngih kuh)
  • Goodbye – "Ba-bai" (Bah-bai)
  • I don’t feel well – "Lain akong gibati" (Lah-in ah-kung gih-bah-tih)
  • I don’t know – "Wa ko kahibaw" (Wah kuh ka-hih-bao)
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    WHEN EATING OUT
  • I’m hungry – "Gigutom ko" (Gi-guh-tuhm kuh)
  • I’m thirsty – "Gi-uhaw ko" (Gi-uh-hao kuh)
  • I’m full – "Busog ko" (Bu-suhg kuh)
  • That was a good meal – "Lami kaayo to nga pagkaon" (Lah-mih ka-ah-yuh tuh ngah pag-kah-uhn)
  • What are you eating? – "Unsa imong gikaon?" (Uhn-sah eh-muhng gi-kah-uhn?)
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    WHEN SHOPPING
  • How much is this? – "Pila ni?" (Pih-lah ni?)
  • Expensive – "Mahal" (Mah-hal)
  • Cheap – "Barato" (Bah-rah-tuh)
  • What’s this? – "Unsa ni?" (Uhn-sah ni?)
  • Is this of good quality? – "Maayo nig quality?" (Mah-ah-yuh nih ug quality?)
  • Do you have ? – "Nia moy " (Nih-ah muy )
  • I’d like to pay – "Mobayad na ko" (Muh-bah-yahd nah-kuh)

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