Pronouncing Bisaya words would be uncomplicated if you are familiar with other Asian language pronunciations. One good example is the letter “i”. It’s usually pronounced as long “ee”. The Japanese camera brand Nikon is pronounced as “neekon”. Most English speakers erroneously speak it as “ny-kon”. a – ah, short a, ex: ambot, wala e – […]
English: looksCebuano: dagway (n), hitsura (n) Example: English: I like the girl’s looks.Cebuano: Ganahan ko sa dagway sa babae.
English: lookCebuano: taas (adj), tan-aw (v), tan-awa (v), tutok (v), tutoki (v), pangita (v), pangitaa (v) Example: English: 1. Look at me.2. Look at the sun.Cebuano: 1. Tan-aw kanako. 2. Tan-awa ang adlaw.
English: longCebuano: taas (adj), hataas (adj), gi-taason (adj) Example: English: The wood is one meter long. Cebuano: Usa ka metros ang taas sa kahoy.
English: cryingCebuano: nag hilak (v), nag danguynguy (v) Example: English: Why are you crying?Cebuano: Ngano nag hilak ka?