Collection of Bisaya Words that have several meaning

bisaya words multiple meaning

Bisaya dialect is a rich language similar to that of English and the Filipino (the national language in the Philippines). Today, we will have a list of a Bisaya words but have multiple meaning.

Below is a collection of Bisaya or Cebuano words that have multiple meaning. (Usa ka pulong nga daghan ug buot ipasabot).


1. Baga
Baga – ember
Baga – thick
Baga – lungs

2. Kamay
Kamay – sugar
Kamay – come here / wave hands

3. Pito
Pito – seven
Pito – whistle

4. Tubo
Tubo – sugarcane
Tubo – water pipe
Tubo – interest income

5. Piso
Piso – one piso coin of a Philippine currency
Piso – young chicken, chicks

6. Boto

Boto – female organ
Boto – loud sound like a bang!

7. Puso

Puso – water well
Puso – hanging rice, complement to barbeque

8. Paso

Paso – burnt
Paso – cat walk in a stage
Paso – overlapping, extending

9. Tuko

Tuko – a house lizard
Tuko – scaffold

10. Lata

Lata – tin can
Lata – over ripped
Lata – to over cook intentionally

11. Paak

Paak – a biting mechanism of an animal or a plant (like that of alimango)
Paak – to bite

12. Una

Una – go first
Una – sauce of a salted fish

Know some more words?

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