KABIG

kabig
to draw or pull something to oneself


ang kumakabig sa akin
what pulls on me


This word is most frequently used in the following expression:


Tulak ng bibig, kabig ng dibdib.

What the lips push away, the heart pulls on.
(You say something, but in your heart it's the opposite sentiment.)



The more common Tagalog word for 'pull' is hila.