The more you mingle and have conversation with the locals the more you will learn but with these lesson it might help you get a little bit of a background. These are some common phrases used in daily conversations among Cebuanos.
English Tagalog Pronounce as
Good Morning – Magandang Umaga! Mah- gun-dung O-mah-guh
Good Afternoon- Magandang Hapon! Mah- gun-dung Huh-poon
Good Evening- Magandang Gabi! Mah-gun-dung Guh-be
Good Day! Magandang Araw Mah-gun-dung Ah-rhaw
Hey! Hoy! Hoy!
How are You!(Hello) Kumusta Co-mos-tah
I love You Mahal Kita Mah-hul key-tah
Let’s Eat Kain Tayo Kah- in tah-yo
Come Here Halika dito Huh-le-kah dee-to
Let’s Go Tara Na Tah- rah Nah
Goodbye Paalam Pah-ah-lham
What is that? Ano yan! Ah-no Yahn