I photographed this giant Ten Commandments tablet at the St. Nicolas of Tolentino Parish in Guimbal, Iloilo. Locals simply this church as Guimbal church. Though the incorrect part is the second commandment, in English should be “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, […]
English: keep Cebuano: huptan (v); bantay (v), alima (v) amuma (v), galam (v), itago (v), reserba (v), tagana (v), tago (v), tipig (v) Example: English: Please keep my things. Cebuano: Palihug itago akong mga butang.
English: baby Cebuano: bata (n); masuso (n) Example: English: My baby is a boy. Cebuano: Lalaki ang ako’ng bata.
English: delicious Cebuano: lami (adj); lamian (adj); Hiligaynon (Ilonggo): nami (adj) Example: English: The food is so delicious. Cebuano: Lami kaayo ang pagkaon.
I can only gather five different Bisaya dialects if I include Bicolano for the phrase “I love you”. Bicolano is also spoken in some parts of Masbate. 1. Cebuano – “Nahigugma ko nimo” or “Gihigugma ta ka” – spoken primarily in Cebu City, Siquijor, Bohol, parts in Negros Island, majority in Mindanao. 2. Bicolano […]