Top 10 Cebuano Words

Planning a trip to the Philippines soon?  Studying Cebuano, or just have the urge to learn how to speak Cebuano?

Get a head start and start learning these Top 10 Cebuano words right now!   I promise you that they’ll come in handy when you’re in the country 😉

1)   Hello — Hello

2)   Goodbye— Babay (BAH-bai)

3)   Yes— Oo (OH-oh)

4)   No— Dili (DEE-lee)

5)   Please— Palihug (pah-LEE-hoog)

6)   Thank You— Salamat (sah-LAH-maht)

7)   You’re Welcome— Walay Sapayan (WAH-lay sah-PAH-yahn)

8)   Do You speak English?— Makasulti ka ug ingles? (mah-kah-SOOl-tih kah oog EEN-glehs?)

9)   Excuse me/pardon me— Pasaylo-a Ko  (pah-SAI-loh-ah koh)

10)  Cheers!— Mabuhi! (Ma-boo-hi!)

5 thoughts on “Top 10 Cebuano Words

  1. Mayong Gabii (Ga-Bee-ee)And Mayong Buntag GooD Evening And Good Morning, Also Never Forget To Say “Gihigugma Ko Ikaw” To Your boy/Girl Friend.

  2. This is cute.. Do you want to learn how are they in Ilonggo? It’s also a local dialect use in the island of Panay situated in the west part of Cebu City . 🙂

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