Cebuano Nouns

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.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
patatas
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
kamatis
onions
onions Audio
sibuyas
carrots
carrots Audio
karots
fruits
fruits Audio
prutas
apples
apples Audio
mansanas
bananas
bananas Audio
saging
oranges
oranges Audio
dalandan

Nouns Grammar Rules

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? Audio
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
naa ko'y gatas ug kape Audio
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
naa siya'y tulo ka mansanas Audio
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
naa ra siya'y usa ka mansanas Audio
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
nagpuyo mi sa gamay nga balay Audio
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
ganahan ko sa amo pamahaw Audio

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
pan
milk
milk Audio
gatas
butter
butter Audio
bater
cheese
cheese Audio
keso
coffee
coffee Audio
kape
sandwich
sandwich Audio
pan nga naay palaman
meat
meat Audio
karne
chicken
chicken Audio
manok
fish
fish Audio
isda
breakfast
breakfast Audio
pamahaw
lunch
lunch Audio
paniudto
dinner
dinner Audio
panihapon

Conversation in Cebuano

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)? Audio
Just a little
ginagmay lang Audio
I like Cebuano
ganahan ko ug cebuano Audio
Can I practice with you?
pwede ko magpraktis kauban nimu? Audio
How old are you?
pila na imu edad? Audio
I'm thirty three years old
trayntay tres na ako edad Audio
It was nice talking to you
nindot kaau makigstorya nimu Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Cebuano. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Cebuano Adjectives   Cebuano Adjectives

Cebuano Plural   Cebuano Plural



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