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Adjectives

In some cases adjectives in Cebuano ends with "a" for females and "o" for males. Most adjectives however are applicable to both genders.

Good - Maayo (character/condition) / Nindot (appearance)
Bad - Dautan, Maldito, Maldita (character) / Bati, Ngil-ad (appearance)
Handsome - Guapo / Ambongan (old cebuano)
Beautiful, Pretty - Guapa / Ma-anyag (old cebuano)
Ugly - Bati'g Nawong, Ngil-ad
Tall, Long, High - Ta-as
Short, Low - Mubö
Clean - Limpyo
Dirty - Hugaw
Rich - Datö / Adunahan (old cebuano)
Poor - Pobre / Kabus (old cebuano)
Fat - Tambok
Thin - Daot, Niwang

Shy - Mauwawon
Crazy - Bo-ang
Kind - Bu-otan
Cunning - Marö
Intelligent - Utokan, Brayt (adapted from Bright)
Dumb - Bogö

Sharp - Ha-it
Dull - Habolan
Wet - Basä
Dry - Uga

Delicious - Lamï
Sweet - Tam-is
Sour - Aslom
Salty - Parat
Bitter - Pa-it
Tasteless - Tab-ang
Pungent, Piquant - Halang, Ha'ang
Not Delicious - Wa'y Lami (rude)
Gross Tasting - Lu-od
Hot - Init
Cold - Bugnaw (temperature) / Tugnaw (weather)
Painful - Sakit
Itchy - Katol
Burning pain - Hapdos
Tickling Sensation - Gilok
Hard - Gahï
Soft - Humok
Fragrant - Humot
Foul Smelling - Bahö
Noisy - Sabä
Silent - Hilom

Nowadays english names for colors are generally used and accepted. There are a few cebuano color words however that are still very commonly used.

Black - Itom
White - Putï
Red - Pula, Puwa
Blue - Asul, Blue (accepted)
Green - Berde, Green (accepted)
Yellow - Yellow (adapted)
Orange - Orange (adapted)
Violet - Violet (adapted)

Far - Layö
Near - Du-ol
Tired - Kapoy
Happy - Malipayon
Sad - Gu-ol, Magul-anon
Alive - Buhï
Dead - Patay
Cheap - Barato
Expensive - Mahal
Difficult - Lisod
Easy - Sayon
Heavy - Bug-at
Light (weight) - Ga-an
Dark - Ngitngit
Bright - Hayag
Glaring - Suwaw
Shiny - Sinaw
Fast - Kusog
Quick - Paspas
Slow - Hinay



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