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garamaygarámayn crab legsKadaragko san garamay san alimango!How-huge are the legs of-the crab!
garanagaránàn imminent break, crack. Sign of an impending breakage
garantiyagarantíyaSpn guarantee, collateralAn banko nagakinakanglan sin garantiya hali sa mga tawo mautang.The bank needs collateral from people who will-borrow.maggarantíyav [c7] MAG- act; -AN goal; I- acc. guaranteeSiya an naggarantiya san akon utang.He is the-one-who guaranteed my debt.garantisádoadj 1guaranteedGarantisado ini na prudukto.This product is guaranteed.2assured, sureGarantisado ako na madadaog ka niya sa tennis.I am-sure that you will-be-defeated by him in tennis.
garapatagarapátaSpn wood tick
garapongarapónCebn glass jar. The biggest may contain half a gallon of waterDiin mo ginbutang an garapon?Where did you put the glass-jar?
garawgaráwn field brush. This includes bushes, twigs and stems which have lost their leavesHalia an mga garaw sa agihan.Remove the brush from the path.
garbogárboSpv [c4] MAG- ag; -ON patmaggárbov decorate something
garbusagarbúsaSpadj stylish, dapper, well groomed
garong1garóngn fox-like animal. Refers to a fox-like animal native to the PhilippinesAn garong nagakaon sin manok.The fox-like-animal is-eating a chicken.
garong2gárongv [c4] MAG- ag; -ON patmaggárongv tie by the nose. In Masbate, this refers to tying a tether to a water buffalo through its nose
gasa1gásaCebn mantle. Refers to a mantle for a pressure lampLiwanan ta an gasa san aton kolman.Let us-incl replace the mantle of our-incl pressure-lamp.gasáhanv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- acc. put on a mantleGasahan mo an kolman.You put a mantle on-the pressure-lamp.
gasa2gásaCebn giftNano an imo gasa kan Mama sa iya kaadlawan?What is your gift for Mama on her birthday?paragásan gift giver, philanthropist, benefactor, donorIgwa ako sin paragasa na dili kilala.I have an unknown gift-giver.magasahánv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; MA-..-AN goal; I- acc. gift someone, give a giftNagasahan ko siya sin rilo.I gifted him with a watch.
gasgasgásgasn abrasion, scratchAn mga mahigko nakasulod sa panit paagi sa mga gasgas.Dirtiness can-enter the skin through scratches.maggásgasv [c5] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal. scratch something
gasolinagasolínaEngn gasoline, petrolPira ka galon na gasolina an gusto mo bakalon?How-many gallons of gasoline do you want to-buy?gasolinahánn gas stationMakadto sinda sa gasolinahan.They will-go to-the gas-station.gasolináhanv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- acc. refuel, refuel with gasolineGasolinahan mo an Nissan.Refuel the Nissan with gasoline.
gaston Variantgastos expense
gastosgástosSpn expense, cost, expenditure, outlay, disbursementDamo kami sin gastos sani na bulan.We have-many expenses this month.Wara ko pagsayanga an inda gastos.I was not squandering their outlay.Variantgastomaggástosv [c8] MAG- ag; -ON pat; -AN goal; I- acc. spend moneygastuhánv pay, disburse, shell outgastúhann bill, debt, invoice, financial statementDamo ako sin gastuhan.I have many bills.Variantgastúsanpaggástosadv spendingAyuha paggastos an imo kwarta.Spend your money wisely.gastadórn spendthrift, squanderer, wastrel. Means to spend money carelesslyantimot selfish
gastúsann Variantgastos bill
gatagatân coconut juice. Refers to the coconut juice which comes from pressing grated coconut meat. The juice is a mixture of water and oil. It can be boiled to get the oil which has many commercial uses as well as being a flavorful cooking oilNano? Nagainom ka sin gata uruadlaw?What? You are-drinking coconut-juice daily?ginat-ánn coconut candymaggatâv [c6] MAG- ag; -ON pat; I- acc. extract coconut juice. This extraction is done by pressing grated coconut meatNagagata siya san kinagod na lubi.He is-extracting-coconut-juice of grated coconut-meat.gatàánv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN pat; I- acc.Gataan ta ini na balad.Let us cook this dried-fish with-coconut-juice.
gatasgátasTagn milk. Refers to milk of animate beings so does not include so-called milk of fruits or vegetablesAn prisko na gatas masustansya.Fresh milk is nutritious.paragatásn milker, gold digger. Refers to anyone who milks water buffalo for their milk, but also to people who take advantage of others' goodness by attempting to persuade them to give them moneyMaghimat ka sana na mga babayi. Mga paragatas ina.Be careful of-those women. They are gold-diggers.maggátasv [c2] MAG- act. drink milkv [c6] MAG- ag; -ON pat; I- acc. milk something. Means to get milk directly from the mammary gland of an animalNagagatas kami uruadlaw.We-excl are-drinking-milk daily.Nagagatas kami sin baka.We-excl are-milking a cow.gatasónv [c7] MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- acc. be bottle fedGatason lang namon ini na bata.We-excl will just bottle-feed this child.gatásanv 1add milkGatasan mo an akon kapi.You add-milk-to my coffee.2be taken advantage of, milk someone of moneySi Juan ginatasan lang ni Rosa.Juan is-being-taken-advantage-of by Rosa.
gato1gátoCebn vise. Refers to an iron jawed piece of equipment to hold an object firmly so a repairman can work on it
gato2gátoSpn triggerNabati ko an pitik san gato san iya badil.I heard the click of-the trigger of-his gun.synkablitantrigger
gatodgátodCebn provocation, aggravation, irritation, irritant. Most frequently used with reference to someone provoking an argument. Possibly related to the Cebuano word which means surface roughnesscfgatong firewood
gatonggátongn firewood, fuelMakuha kita sin gatong.Let us get some firewood.Variantpanggatonggatúnganv [c7] 1fuel something, add fuel to fireGinagatungan niya an kalayo.He is-adding-fuel-to the fire.2MAG- ag; -AN goal; I- acc. incite, foment argument, instigate, stir up, provokeGinatungan niya an diskusyon.He is-fomenting the argument.cfgatodprovocation
gatosgatósadj hundredButukan mo ako sin isad ka gatos na lipak san kawayan.You bundle one hundred bamboo-strips for me.synsyin hundredgatus-gátosadj hundredsGusto ko magkaigwa ka sin ginatos-gatos na tiil.I want you to have hundreds of feet.gatus-gatúsonv [c14] -ON pat. be done by hundreds, be multiplied by hundredsGinatos-gatos an iya ganansya sa pagbaligya sin baboy.His gain was-multiplied-by-hundreds from the sale of pigs.
gauwogaúwon embryonic coconut. A fallen, premature, nut which does not yet have any meat formed inside itNadismayo an bata na nahulugan san gauwo.The child felled by-the embryonic-coconut was-knocked-unconscious.