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Date and Time in Cebuano

Date and time in Cebuano are essentially based on the Spanish language. The name of the months and the numbers used are basically Spanish with a Visayan pronunciation. Saying the date in English is also very common and is widely acceptable. In almost all cases the year is spoken in English.

Although not very common anymore, some AM radio stations still use the original Bisaya language to mention the time.

Months:

January - Enero
February - Pebrero
March - Marso
April - Abril
May - Mayo
June - Hunyo
July - Hulyo
August - Agosto
September - Septembre
October - Oktobre
November - Nobembre
December - Disembre

Day Of The Week

Monday - Lunes
Tuesday - Martes
Wednesday - Miyerkoles
Thursday - Huwebes
Friday - Biyernes
Saturday - Sabado
Sunday - Dominggo

General Terms

Year - Tu-ig
Month - Buwan
Date - Petsa
Day - Adlaw
Week - Semana

Now - Karon
Today - Karong Adlawa
This Week - Karong Semanaha
This Month - Karong Buwana
This Year - Karong Tu-iga

Next - Sunod
Future - Kaugma-on
Tomorrow - Ugma
Next Day - Sunod Adlaw
Next Week - Sunod Semana
Next Month - Sunod Buwan
Next Year - Sunod Tu-ig

Past - Sa una, Miagi
Yesterday - Gahapon
Last Week - Miaging Semana
Last Month - Miaging Buwan
Last Year - Miaging Tu-ig

Christmas - Pasko
New Year - Bag-ong Tuig
Holy Week - Semana Santa

What date is it now?
Unsay petsa karon?

January 13.
Enero trese.

Time:

1 o'clock - ala una
2 o'clock - alas dos
3 o'clock - alas tres
4 o'clock - alas kwatro
5 o'clock - alas singko
6 o'clock - alas sais
7 o'clock - alas syete
8 o'clock - alas otso
9 o'clock - alas noybe
10 o'clock - alas diyes
11 o'clock - alas onse
12 o'clock - alas dose

dawn - ka-adlawon
morning - buntag
noon - udto
afternoon - hapon
evening / night - gabi-i
midnight - tunga'ng gabi-i

hour - oras
minute - minuto
seconds - segundo
time - oras (takna in Old Cebuano)
half (30 minutes used in telling the time) - media

What time is it now?
Unsa nang orasa karon?
Old Cebuano: Unsa na ang takna karon?

It's 7:12 AM already.
Alas syete dose na sa buntag.

Half past 1 o'clock in the afternoon.
Ala una y media sa hapon.

10 minutes before 5 o'clock.
Menos diyes para alas singko.