'Good Evening' in Tagalog

The Tagalog word for 'evening' and 'night' is gabi. The Tagalog word for 'good' is mabuti, but in the expression 'Good evening' the word maganda (beautiful) is used.


Magandang...
Good...

gabi
evening

Magandang gabi.
Good evening.

Magandang gabi po.
Good evening. (when speaking to older people)


Magandang gabi sa iyo.
Good evening to you. (when speaking to one person)

Magandang gabi sa inyo.
Good evening to you. (when speaking to more than one person)

Magandang gabi sa inyong lahat.
Good evening to all of you.

Magandang gabi po sa inyo.
Good evening to you. (when respectfully speaking to an older person or when respectfully speaking to more than one person.)

Magandang gabi po sa inyong lahat.
Good evening to all of you. (when respectfully speaking to more than one person, such as to a crowd or an audience)


To say 'Good Night' to a Filipino friend, say Gudnayt.