Introducing in Cebuano Dialect
To introduce yourself or the people with you in Cebuano, is very straightforward.
I am Pedro.
Ako si Pedro.
My name is Pedro.
Ang akong nga'an Pedro.
This is Juan. (besides the speaker)
Kini si Juan.
He is Juan.
Siya si Juan.
That is Maria. (far from the speaker)
Kanâ si Maria. (â is pronounced very short and ends abruptly)
That is Greg. (far away from them)
Kadto si Greg.
How are you?
Ma-ayo. or Ma-ayo man.
What is your name?
Unsay imong nga'an?
Who are you?
Kinsa ka? (a bit impolite)
Who is this? (beside the speaker)
Who is that? (away from the speaker)
Kinsa 'nâ ?
Who is that? (away from the group)