Filipino Slang - Inverted Syllables

Examples of Filipino slang words formed by inverting the order of syllables.

 
tsikot, from kotse
car


goli, from ligo
to take a bath


golets, from the English phrase
Let's go.


astig, from tigas
tough


gasmati, from matigas
hard-headed or stubborn


yosi, from sigarilyo
cigarette


sampit, from pinsan
cousin


jeproks, from projects
spoiled brat


bokal, from kalbo
bald

Noypi, from Pinoy
Filipino

wetpu, from puwit
butt

senglot, from lasing
drunk

ngetpa, from pangit
ugly

dehins, from hindi
nope

japorms, from porma
well-dressed


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