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BISAYA, OR NOT TO BISAYA?

Discussion in 'Expat Section' started by Crane op, Dec 22, 2020.

  1. Always a Poppy

    Always a Poppy DI Senior Member Restricted Account

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    My wife has taught me a few words in our short time here. I have no idea which of them are Tagalog and which Visayan, which are slang and which not, nor which are OK to publish here uncensored. The spellings may be incorrect:

    Tae
    Oten
    Utog
    Lechon
    Bilat
    Bastus
    Tubig
    Liket
    Powit
    Diddi
    Manuk
    Titti
    Tolit
    Etlog

    These seem to get us through most situations, but I'd like to learn some more.
     
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  2. jimeve

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    notmyrealname should add 'tae' to his list of sh8t.
     
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  3. Notmyrealname

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    I have a very important conference soon, via Zoomeet, and need a highly competent translator - totally versed in Bisaya to English. You seem perfect for the job, amigo. Naay beyed? :smile:
     
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  4. Notmyrealname

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    "... his list of sh8t" Hmmm.... wondering which meaning. :smile:
     
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    Show Pony DI Forum Patron Highly Rated Poster Showcase Reviewer

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    "Sh8t" is the past tense of "sh!t".
    used in a sentence.
    Eww what's that smell? Mate I think you sh8t yourself Again.
     
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    Oo.
     
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    andiflip DI Senior Member

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    Oo is Tagalog
     
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    You trying to ruin a man's Christmas? :smile:
     
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    After reading your Bisaya, my asawang was shocked you are English as the Bisayan standard of "Coke walang ice" is so very high (even though two thirds of it is English) and concluded you are OVER-qualified for the job. Pasay-lo-a. :smile:
     
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