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Sunday, December 11, 2011

Cebuano Grammar: How to talk about your job in Cebuano




Congratulations! you have now learned the basics, now let's start with talking further about yourself.  For starters, let's learn about the different terms for occupations in Cebuano.

Writer
Tigsulat, Manunuwat


Teacher
Maistra/Maistro ; Propisora/propisor

Actor/Actress
Aktor/Aktris

Architect
Arckitekto/Arkitekta

Archaeologist
Arkeyolohiko/arkiyolohika

Baker
Panadiro/Panadira

Barber
Barbiro/Tigtupi

Butcher
Matadiro

Carpenter
Panday

Clerk
klerk/eskribyente

Dentist
Dentista

Doctor/Physician
Doktor/Magtatambal

Driver
Drayber/tigmaniho/tsuper

Electrician
Iliktrisyan

Engineer
Inhinyiro

Firefighter
Bombiro/bombira

Journalist
Peryodista

Lawyer
Abogado/Abogado

Mechanic
Mekaniko

Minister
Pastor

Pilot
Piloto

Psychologist
Sikolohiko/sikolohika

Secretary
Sikritarya


Dialogue:

A:  What's your job?
      Unsay imong trabaho?

B:  I'm a teacher.
      Usa ako ka maistra.

A. Where do you teach/work?
     Asa ka nagtudlo/nagtrabaho?

B: I teach/work at San Roque Elementary School.
    Nagtudlo/nagtrabaho ko sa San Roque Elementary School.

A. Thank you.
      Salamat.

B. You're welcome.
     Way Sapayan.

You may notice that there are underlined words in some lines, this means that you can substitute these words with what is relevant in your situation. 

Write me if you have any question.  

Magbalitaay na lang ta, ayu-ayo.

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