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Speaking Cebuano 4 (Future Tense)

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Speaking Cebuano 4 Future Tense

In this Guide to Cebu Lesson, we tackle on how to convert verbs to future tense. In Cebuano, verbs are usually attached a prefix of "mu".  So read through and find out how to say " i will" in Cebuano. 

 

Vocab for the Day!

English Cebuano
Name Pangan(pa-ngan)
What Unsa?(un-sa)
Come Anhi(an-hi)
I'm Fine Maayo man (ma-a-you-man)
Drink inom(i-noom)
Eat kaon(ka-on)
Money kwarta (kwar-ta)
Talk Sturya (stoor-yaa)
Soap sabon(sa-boon)

 

Future tense

In Cebuano, "mu" is used to to change the tense of the verb to future tense. It is placed before the verb usually connecting with it.  There is actually another way of converting the tense to future tense, but i will tackle on that on the next coming lessons. For now, lets stick to the basic first to get the ball rolling.

 

Examples

English Cebuano Literal
I will drink wine muinom ko ug bino(bee-no) will drink i wine
I will eat later mukaon ko unya will eat i later
I will talk to him later musturya ko niya unya will talk i him later

 




I will go to school muadto ko sa skuylahan will go i to school
I will sleep on the floor mutulog ko sa salug will sleep i floor
I will call Jean tomorrow mutawag ko ni Jean ugma. will call i Jean tomorrow


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