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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Cebuano Vocabulary: How To Say The Names of Animals in Cebuano or Visayan

If you are an animal lover and have many pets or 'binuhi'  you have to be familiar with the tems for animals in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan so that you can talk about your 'binuhi' in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan.  Here are names of some domesticated animals and some common animals in Cebuano/Visayan/Bisaya. 

 How to say cat in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan
 
'iring'

 How to say dog in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan

'iro'

How to say pig in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan

 'baboy'
How to say duck in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan

'pato'

How to say fish in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan

'isda'


How to say tiger in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan

'tigri

How to say snake in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan

'halas'

How to say frog in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan

'baki'

How to say horse in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan

'kabayo'

How to say cow in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan

 'baka'

How to say turtle in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan

'ba-o'

How to say goat in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan


 'kanding'

How to say carabao in Cebuano/Bisaya/Visayan

'kabaw'

Sample conversation:

Q:  Unsay imong binuhing hayop?                           
         What's your pet animal?

A: Akong binuhi usa ka iro.
     My pet (is) a dog.


You may practice this exchange with someone and just substitute terms with what is more relevant for you.

Happy practicing...

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