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Reader Comments on 'Boholano Riddles'

The Boholano is fond of riddles. Here we present a small collection of riddles, both in Cebuano and English.

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jasmine wrote:
Saturday, 30 July 2011 14:38:15 PHT
where can i find the answers for these riddles?
Vedha wrote:
Friday, 22 April 2011 16:00:24 PHT
I find it helpful in teaching filipino since it is a part of our literature
LeRoy A. Downum III wrote:
Monday, 27 September 2010 03:01:59 PHT
Ang tanan nimu ging-higugma ko (Bisayan or Visayan) Please tanslate for me.maybe a riddle or proverb ?
feleejoy wrote:
Thursday, 1 July 2010 17:47:07 PHT
where can i find the answer to these riddles? i really need it for a project/assignment!!! thank you very much!!!

I looks like the javascript on the page is broken in Firefox. Will fix it ASAP, but until then, use IE, and click on the word tubag or answer.--Jeroen

Alafie wrote:
Monday, 15 March 2010 14:57:12 PHT
Where can i find the answers of these riddles. i badly need it for my project. thank you.
vangie wrote:
Tuesday, 12 January 2010 19:58:31 PHT
where can i see the answers of those riddles?? coz i need it in my project.. and i liked the riddles...
azher wrote:
Monday, 1 December 2008 11:33:18 PHT
When I read the riddles, I learn to appreciate Filipino literatures and it makes me proud to be one and to be a daughter of a Boholano!
Ethel wrote:
Thursday, 24 July 2008 17:20:02 PHT
Thank you for the riddles that I have just copied....... 'cause its very useful to me especially to my project....... .
Ahmin wrote:
Monday, 28 January 2008 15:56:21 PHT
Your riddles are really great and enjoyable. It helps me a lot on my assignment.
Lugaitnon (Pseudonym) wrote:
Sunday, 6 January 2008 07:43:41 PHT
Hi! I really enjoyed reading your riddles. And I remember some of them. Thank you for doing this. Maayo unta nga aduna kita'y katawhan nga mahigugmaon kaayo sa ato'ng kaugalingong lingguwahe. Apan nagkagamay na kini. Talagsaon ra kaayo ang ako'ng nabantayan nga mga Cebuano o Bisaya nga nasuweto kaayo sa ato'ng pinulongan. Kasagaran dili gani kabalo mo-spell sa mga pulong. Usahay gamitan pa gani ug numero, susama sa balay2 (balay-balay), ngitngit (ngit2) ug unsa pa dinha. Asa naman ang atong nakat-onan? Ang uban pa gani, gamitan ug gamay nga letra ang sinugdanan sa ilang kada-sentence. Unsaon nalang pag-evolve sa atong lingguwahe sa maayo ug tarong nga pamaagi? Tabang 'mo sa pag-umol nga ang atong pinulongan dili mahimo'ng ngil-ad. Kung mosulat taronga; kung mo-estorya klaroha. Dili kita mga bata, kon dili mga gradohan ug may pamoot na! Lugaitnon (www.Lugait.com)
Madel Cielo wrote:
Wednesday, 5 December 2007 11:09:24 PHT
Wow nice kaau. . .ma proud jd ka bsta mkabasa.......muot kaau ang mga tismo........
Josel wrote:
Tuesday, 20 November 2007 11:28:56 PHT
Proud jud ko sa mga bisaya! Bisdak kaayo kong daku n kabalo ko dili mahutdan ug kalipay ang bisaya! bahala lubong sa problema.. hahaha~
Peter Paul wrote:
Wednesday, 14 November 2007 22:21:08 PHT
i enjoy reading it pure bisdak jud...i love reading it especially a2ng mga rhyme kaau kung basahon makatawa ka na mahimuot...well im proud to be bisdak..GOD BLESS
Reindawn wrote:
Saturday, 1 September 2007 17:07:18 PHT
Thanks guyz! Hi to all bisdak! hihihihi...
Shan wrote:
Saturday, 1 September 2007 04:52:36 PHT
I have been very busy searching for riddles in our library.. I've been very busy this past few days.. I am glad this website exists, this can really help.. I say hello to evrybody who has visited this website..
Reindawn wrote:
Friday, 31 August 2007 15:38:47 PHT
Hey! BISDAK! Mangayo ko riddles nga bisaya kinahanglan mn gud nko.requirements namo sa literature namo.itranslate pud ninyo sa bisaya...thank you mga suod kong higala! BISDAK RULES! Godspeed!
Abel wrote:
Sunday, 13 May 2007 01:28:49 PHT
FANTASTIC! PADAYON TA ANI BAI! Salamat kayo... nanginhanglan jud ko ug English Cebuano dictionary ug nahutdan ang National Bookstore -- nia ra man diay! Maayo kaayo ni... I'm just wondring if you have a CD version of the English - Cebuano Dictionary... that would be a good program to sell hehehehe - ako una mupalit. Discount lang ha! Salamat! Mabuhay ang BISDAK!
Janno wrote:
Monday, 12 February 2007 18:41:41 PHT
Ok ang inyong mga bugtong.... naa pud moy tagalog nga bugtong kay naa man gyud mi assignments ana .hehehehehe
Gina wrote:
Saturday, 4 November 2006 12:42:58 PHT
It's nice to know that there is a website like this... no matter how far and where we are...still there's no place like home....and as to dialect of course we are proud to be what we are...."Pinoy Ako"...I'm proud to be whereever I am.I can speak cebuano and tagalog too.. my grandparents from Bohol my parents raised in Cebu and we studied and migrate to Manila Phils.goodluck to this site....hello to everyone who visit on this site.
Nrey wrote:
Saturday, 2 September 2006 15:55:31 PHT
Unta naa pud English-Boholano transalator dire kay gusto jud nako mag tuon....dili lng bisaya kanang pure boholano jud.....^^ cnu willing mag turo jan boholano,,,,email nyo ako ng mga simple terms...hehe tnxs pipol.....gemer_ninz@yahoo.com w8 k emails nyo....
Marilou Fermo-Lee wrote:
Monday, 24 July 2006 15:15:48 PHT
I like this site very much, very nice at last dili gyud diay paulahi ang mga bisaya..! Remind me also of my past away Nanay, she full of visayan riddles. Thanks to all staffs & the web master of this site, it help recall my memories of my almost forgotten dialect, Bisaya!(kay kining magkadugay ta sa abroad dli na hinoon ta usahay kahibalo moestorya sa ato native language, oy...Daghan SALAMAT mabuhi tayong mga BISAYA.
Joseph wrote:
Tuesday, 9 May 2006 16:22:22 PHT
Makalingaw reminds me of my dear Lolo who died many eons ago. Here's one of his: Nag dagan naga kurog nag subay sa iyang bukog. (Train)
Jennyvi wrote:
Monday, 6 March 2006 18:31:25 PHT
Hello!! nice kaayo inyong riddles ...nka help jud sa assignment sa ako kids...hinumdom lang ko way back in my childhood days na mag riddles dayun akong Lola after dinner...Thanks...and more power!!!!
Dids wrote:
Tuesday, 20 December 2005 13:55:12 PHT
I like this site so much. It's only not help the students on their assignments, it also gives us ideas on Boholanos cultures, traditions and beautiful tourist spots as well. Keep it up!
Dominic wrote:
Monday, 7 November 2005 19:49:27 PHT
Nakatulong lang sa assignment........pero nalibang na rin . Damihan nio pa.
Odette wrote:
Monday, 24 October 2005 12:58:00 PHT
Nnakatabang kaayo ug dako ang inyong riddles sa assignmebt sa akong anak....daghang salamat...more power sa inyong site....
krista gado wrote:
Thursday, 18 August 2005 08:15:57 PHT
Good Morning ! ur riddles simply rock. Nalingaw ko ug gimingaw. Thank u sa nag initiate ani. More power and keep it up.
Naw wrote:
Wednesday, 27 July 2005 22:32:10 PHT
kalingaw niini! makalipay nga naay boholano riddles. maayo gyud ning site nyo!
Femie Felix Pajo II wrote:
Monday, 25 July 2005 20:09:54 PHT
I really like reading all those riddles..reading lang ha? Gamay lang ang akong natubagan kay libog man gud..hmm..nangita kog boholano poems kay naa mi poetry reading this coming friday...wala pako kakita...
Ryan Kent wrote:
Monday, 25 July 2005 17:21:28 PHT
Salamat sa inyong tanan. Hinaot unta nga tagaan kamo ug taas nga kinabuhi ug mahimsug nga lawas...
Max Imbang wrote:
Sunday, 12 June 2005 19:23:32 PHT
I am pleasantly surprise to see Boholano Riddles on the web. Just came from a tour of Bohol and I just love your place. God bless and more power.
jenny wrote:
Tuesday, 19 April 2005 15:27:33 PHT
Im from bohol and i was really surprise that there is a website about riddles. And maybe i think you will offer more not only this kind.Thank you and more power!!! IM PROUD OF THIS SITE!!! Keep up!!
jason unajan wrote:
Saturday, 19 February 2005 01:13:03 PHT
i have a riddle for you..... you put it on the table then you cut it in half you pass it around but you can't eat it...... wat is it? email me if you have the answer..aight
Ismer wrote:
Friday, 28 January 2005 14:17:08 PHT
Ok kaayo some of the riddles i forgot since i left my hometown and my island Bohol. Keep up the good work
Mec wrote:
Tuesday, 4 January 2005 13:37:47 PHT
My cousin, who resides at Bohol, was surprise when I asked her one of these riddles...she said its a good thing that i already know a little of Bisaya:D your website is really good...
Clement wrote:
Monday, 27 December 2004 15:35:06 PHT
I've been surfing the net when I happen to bump your website.. it's cool.. though i am 1/4 boholano, i know no relative there..hehehe.. keep up your good work and i enjoy your riddles, though some I don't understand.. lawm ang bisaya oi..
Mary wrote:
Saturday, 25 December 2004 04:04:40 PHT
Wow, I enjoyed reading these riddles. lol
Bruce wrote:
Saturday, 6 November 2004 10:15:53 PHT
Unsaon nimo pagpatay taong buhi? Ibtong lang siya! Kay eggplant man!
Ron-Ron wrote:
Monday, 25 October 2004 19:59:33 PHT
The riddles are good, but they could have been better if they are expressed/written with rhymes like poems.
Taylor wrote:
Thursday, 21 October 2004 13:05:40 PHT
I have more riddles for you"what runs but never walks,has a mouth but never talks,has a bed but does not sleep,has a head but never weeps".What am I?Answer A river.Here is another golden oldie "It lies in a cave of iron can only be realesd by being pulled back".A bullet.Another is what has four wheels and flies"a garbage truck.Last one hear me out"what has four legs in the morning two in the afternoon and three at night".The answer a human a baby uses two arms two knees a adultuses two legs and a senior uses both his legs and kane.I'll write more riddles to your Website.
Charibel wrote:
Tuesday, 12 October 2004 18:39:02 PHT
I hope u'l make a tagalog translation of the riddles soon. Nice riddles.
Jasmine wrote:
Sunday, 10 October 2004 15:29:24 PHT
Bakit hindi naka-translate ang boholano riddles sa Tagalog?
Danilo wrote:
Thursday, 9 September 2004 09:40:13 PHT
Maayo nga mga tigmo. Pero, moingon ko nga Sugbuanong tigmo man ni. Basig gisunod lang ni sa mga Bol-anon. Lahi man ug sinulti-an ang mga Bol-anon. Nakahinumdum mo sa istoryang "Idya-idya, aho-aho", mao ni'y Bol-anon! Bisan sa ilang pantalan adunay dakong billboard nga nagaingon: "Ma-adyong Pag-abot". Sugbuanon o Bol-anon man, ang mga tigmo makalingaw ug makahupay sa atong balati-an. Daghang salamat kaninyong tanan.
Celesteng wrote:
Wednesday, 21 July 2004 20:10:33 PHT
Ang akong comentaryo, kay ako ray gwapa sa grupo. heheheh. yakkkkkkkkkss. ako pa? Esteng na gud n.. no.1
Ronna wrote:
Tuesday, 20 July 2004 08:47:14 PHT
Lingaw no?...pero kulangan man ...walay lain? kani man gud subject na Filipino...
IK wrote:
Monday, 19 July 2004 17:45:19 PHT
Wala mo bisaya na tigmo?
Ronnie wrote:
Friday, 16 July 2004 17:14:19 PHT
Wla ba kayong visayan dictionary.

Which Visayan dictionary did you mean? Cebuano, Ilonggo or Waray. Sometimes it's confusing if somebody say "Visayan or Bisaya" because some people use Bisaya for "Ilonggo" and others for "Cebuano" or even Waray. They are all right because Cebuano, Ilonggo and Waray are all in Visayas region.--Rodelyn.

Bukwrm wrote:
Thursday, 8 July 2004 22:26:16 PHT
Lifesaver!!! i almost gave up trying to find old pinoy riddles... Thank gudness!!! naa na ko ma report ugma!!! :)
Leah wrote:
Saturday, 3 July 2004 09:03:45 PHT
What animal can tell us?........unsa man...."tell us"
rose wrote:
Saturday, 3 July 2004 09:00:17 PHT
Naa pud koy tigmo.....sige kaon......sige kalibang..... unsa man......tag.............naahhhhh...ahh.."ligsanan"
Viper wrote:
Thursday, 24 June 2004 03:25:38 PHT
Naa pud ko tigmo....Pangpang sigpit, muguwa musinggit....Unsa man?....surrender?...ako "OTOT GUD!"
Richard wrote:
Wednesday, 5 May 2004 17:35:51 PHT
pretty cool! if you are interested in a online cebuano-tagalog-german-english dictionary, please also visit: http://taichi.dyndns.org/dict regards, richard
maddie beeton wrote:
Sunday, 2 May 2004 05:21:44 PHT
i think these r great cuz it can give some things people do in the philippine life, it is great for oral reports and that is just what i need. thank u, maddie
JAEMAR@ wrote:
Thursday, 15 April 2004 16:06:36 PHT
kani.... you tag ana a jose, a rizal, a tongtong,a bato,a sipet,a libro,a owanan.a enitan.hindi alantan a nganoman........tag ana..... ako.. "A BATO MAN"
Joseph wrote:
Thursday, 15 April 2004 15:59:58 PHT
you..... funy ako naa ko tigmu, ang atop sin,ang bongbong sin,ang salog sin. tag ana akO......"LATA" HE HE HE HE
Edwin Boston wrote:
Monday, 26 January 2004 22:36:08 PHT
wa ko sabot sa injong sulti
Masama Ganda wrote:
Sunday, 11 January 2004 13:04:23 PHT
*claps* Great Riddles. This site is good in general, especially the dictionary/translator thingy. ^_^ I like the candle riddle. At first I was like: Wha? How Sadistic! But then I read the answer and I was like. >_> I'm gunna use that one at school. =P
lor wrote:
Friday, 14 November 2003 16:35:40 PHT
ay nasayop ko da. " molupad way makina, mosiga way bateriya." aninipot or firefly.
lor wrote:
Friday, 14 November 2003 16:29:37 PHT
Arang muota baja na injong mga tigmo uy... ako naa sad koy tigmo tagnaa. "molupad way makina mo siga way makina" unsa man???? aninipot or firefly HAVE A NICE DAY TO ALL !!! and Advance Merry Christmas sa tanang mga bol anon.
Rey Anthony Chiu wrote:
Saturday, 13 September 2003 20:32:46 PHT
naa koy tampo, bi...tag-ana...

kon mohigda ko, mobarug, kon mobarug ko, siya, mohigda na pud, yuna pa kay akong soutan, aron dili na ninyo hingkit-an..

hehehe....unsa man.... HOY BASTOS!


F.H. wrote:
Wednesday, 10 September 2003 15:26:17 PHT
To the founder sa site salamat kaayo sa paghimo aning riddle... feelings nako sa Bohol ko bisan ga basa basa lang gud intawon... sakit akong tiyan kinatawa sa mga tigmo ninjo ba makalingaw... makawala ug kamingaw ug makalipay mag hinumdom sa mga panahon na sigi ug tigmu-anay ba.... Cheers sa tanan...from Canada with love.....
Anita Natri wrote:
Thursday, 7 August 2003 07:01:31 PHT
Hello, gimingaw hino-on ko og istorya og bisaja, kay naa naman ko sa Finland puro na lang English og Finnish Language. Pero karon nga nakabasa ko og tagna-tagna nalipay ba ya gyod ko. Those people who created this page was really intelligent so have a nice to all... I have a riddle: " Buhok ni Maria, dili maihap." Tubag: Uwan wahhhhh hahahaha...
Anna wrote:
Wednesday, 6 August 2003 13:11:33 PHT
Una sa tanan mangomosta kami ninya ug kame
Christoper wrote:
Thursday, 5 June 2003 13:59:48 PHT
Princesa sa tinago adlaw ug gabii maligo
Monching M. Batingal wrote:
Thursday, 13 March 2003 06:19:29 PHT
It is always nice to have a compilation of something. The riddles help us remind the profound memories of our beloved province. Its really good. Thanks.
Berna wrote:
Thursday, 6 March 2003 10:57:57 PHT
It reminds me of my chilhood. Daghang salamat sa pag establish sa tigmo.
Nemi wrote:
Sunday, 23 February 2003 13:06:14 PHT
nice and juicy. makes me think of visiting Bohol on my vacation!
ranilo pyendes wrote:
Sunday, 16 February 2003 14:55:23 PHT
Naa ko'y ikadugang nga tigmo: Prutas ni Inday, Ang pakpak kan-on ang unod ilabay Tubag:Batikon Dia pa: Ako nang giputlan ako pa jong gisumpayan Tubag:Sanggotan Ganahon jud ko ug tigmo. Labi na kung magbrown-out!
Luel Gregg Meniano wrote:
Monday, 3 February 2003 21:43:11 PHT
Maayong Adlaw kanatong tanan!!!!!!
Cheza Tabanera, La Paz Cortes ,Bohol wrote:
Monday, 20 January 2003 05:29:31 PHT
Cheza & I were delighted about u'r best profound riddles, it has some good insights & moral values. Thank's to J & R, G, Hellingmans & crew for thier exceeding well done effort. Of course this one's not to be missed ! We are excited & ready to enticise the beauty of bohol. What D ! spirit of our SANO ! Bol-Anon kita. Extended our regards to MS. MARITES BAYOT. Kind regards, Cheza, KKK, XXX Bohol, Cortes
Angelo Cabarle wrote:
Friday, 17 January 2003 12:22:40 PHT
Maayo nga Adlaw kamo tanan! dili ako man cebuano o boholano pero makasabot ug makasulti ako.........akto, ilonggo ako...........kay madalom ang binisaya ini kag indi ako magkahibalo sang mga diutay nga tinaga.........hahahaha, pero walay nga problema! Maayo ang Webpage kamo!.........keep up the excellent work!
Deter wrote:
Sunday, 22 December 2002 22:02:58 PHT
This is a test...

It is a story about a girl. While at the funeral of her own mother, she met this guy whom she did not know. She thought this guy was amazing, so much her dream guy she believed him to be just that, she fell in love with him there but never asked for his phone number and then...

a few days later the girl killed her own sister.

Question: What is her motive in killing her sister?

Give this some thought for a while before you scroll down.

Answer: She was hoping that the guy would appear at the funeral again.

If you answered this correctly, you think like a psychopath. This was a test by a famous American psychologist used to test if one has the same mentality as a killer. Many arrested serial killers took part in this test and answered it correctly. If you didn't answer correctly - good for you. If your friends hit the jackpot, may I suggest that you keep your distance.

Shortman wrote:
Saturday, 14 December 2002 18:23:14 PHT
I wish there were also a way to know how the Visayan spelling sounds... maybe such as gwapo (gu op o)...

Well, any transcription won't help you much if you don't know the basic sounds. Visayan is written phonetically, but the letters don't match with their English values, as the Visayan alphabet is based on Spanish. We'll try to find a way to have the riddles recorded as .mp3 files. - Jeroen.

Cirilo Coniendo wrote:
Friday, 13 December 2002 23:50:35 PHT
wala ba'y lain diha, nahibalo na man ko nianang mga timo-a. Panahon pa man na sa akong Lolo. I wish to read to read more enteresting one. A riddle that make me think and find some lesson. It is good to learn something, no!
Marites Salinas wrote:
Friday, 13 December 2002 13:00:14 PHT
loved it reminds me of my time spent with my grandfather after school around six we always listen to the station for this thanks for the memories Marites from Orlando
Mario wrote:
Thursday, 5 December 2002 20:12:03 PHT
Estikangkang, estikongkong
Esdikuhit, esdikablit

Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!!!!....

Rhea wrote:
Monday, 2 December 2002 16:36:03 PHT
da oi, ka laglum ba ang pag ka bisaya...nag lugos ko ug basa..hehehe...interesting though...loved it:)

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