Languages

Waray-Waray

Fact corner

  • Language: Waray-Waray
  • Alternate names:: Binisaya, Samaran, Samareño, Samarenyo, Samar-Leyte, Waray
  • SIL-code: Ethnologue:war
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Philippine, Greater Central Philippine, Central Philippine, Bisayan, Central, Warayan, Samar-Waray
  • Number of speakers: 2,560,000
  • Script:

Introduction

Waray-Waray is a language of Philippines. It is spoken in North and east Samar-Leyte. .

Dialects

Northern Samar, Samar-Leyte, Waray.

The Waray-Waray Verb

Sample Verbs

to bitekagat (kagata), kagton
to blowhuyóp (paghuyóp)
to breatheginhawa, guminhawa
to burnsunog (masunog)
to buypalít (mapalít)
to chewmamâ, sam (samsamá)
to choosemamili, pali-a, pili, pilia, pumili
to climbmagsasaká, sakláng, saklangá, sumakláng
to comekanhí (pakanhí)
to cookluto, pagluto
to countiháp, ihapá, isip, mag-iháp
to crytangís (magtangís)
to cut, hackguting, tigbas, utod
to die, be deadmatáy (mamatáy)
to digpag-ukad
to dreaminóp
to drinkinóm, inomá, pag-inom, uminóm
to eatkaon, kumaon, pagkaon
to fallhulog (mahulog), mahulòg
to fearhadlók
to flowagas
to flylupád (lumopád)
to growtubò (tumobò)
to heardungóg (madungóg), pamati
to hideitagò, magtagò
to hithampák, igo (igo-á)
to holdkapót, kapotí, kumapót
to huntkanóp (manganóp)
to killpatay, pataya, pumatay
to know, be knowledgeablearam (maka-aram), baró (mahibaró), kila (makilala)
to laughtawá, tawá (tumawá)
to lie downhigdâ (humigdâ), hinigda, paghigda
to live, be alivebuhì (mabuhì)
to open, uncoverbuká, buklád, buklará, magbuklad
to plantpagtanum, tanóm (magtanóm)
to pound, beatbalbag (balbagá)
to sayyakan (yakaná)
to scratchkaros (magkaros)
to seekinita, kita, kitaa, magkitâ, pagkita
to sewmagtahî, manahî, tahiá
to shootpumosíl, pusíl, pusilá
to sitlingkód, paglingkod, pagporoko
to sleeppagkaturog, turóg (katuróg)
to sniff, smellbahò (bumahò)
to spitlaway, lurâ, tup-ra
to splitkatungâ, matungâ
to squeezemagpugâ, pugaá
to stab, piercebumunô, bunô, bunoá, sakób (sumakób)
to standtindóg (tumindóg)
to stealkawat (mangawat), kawaton
to sucksumopsóp, sup, supsopá
to swellhubág (manhubág)
to swimlangoy (lumangoy), naglangoy
to thinkhuna, hunahunaa, maghunàhunà
to throwlabay, labaya, maglabay, pagtakbo
to tie up, fastenitaod, magtaod
to turnliko (lumiko)
to walklakát (lumakát), linakat, paglakát
to vomitisuka, magsuká
to workbuhat, buhata, magbuhat, trabaho
to yawnhoy-áb

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