Welcome to the third Cebuano lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Cebuano to help you practice your daily phrases.
In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.
|Grammar + Rules - Cebuano|
|do you have milk?|
[verb + noun] naa ba kay gatas?
|I have milk and coffee|
[preposition + noun] naa ko'y gatas ug kape
|he has three apples|
[number + plural noun] naa siya'y tulo ka mansanas
|she only has one apple|
[number + singular noun] naa ra siya'y usa ka mansanas
|we live in a small house|
[adjective + noun] nagpuyo mi sa gamay nga balay
|I like our breakfast|
[pronoun + noun] ganahan ko sa amo pamahaw
The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.
pan nga naay palaman
Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.
|English - Cebuano|
|Do you speak (English/ Cebuano)? makastorya ka ug (Iningles/ cebuano)?|
|Just a little ginagmay lang|
|I like Cebuano ganahan ko ug cebuano|
|Can I practice with you? pwede ko magpraktis kauban nimu?|
|How old are you? pila na imu edad?|
|I'm thirty three years old trayntay tres na ako edad|
|It was nice talking to you nindot kaau makigstorya nimu|
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