LOBO

The Tagalog word lobo has two meanings.

The more common usage is lobo as balloon, from the Spanish globo, meaning 'balloon.'

The second meaning is lobo meaning wolf, from the Spanish word lobo


lobo
balloon


lobong pula / pulang lobo
red balloon


pinalobo
blew it up like a balloon


pinalobo ang krisis

exaggerated the crisis


pinalobong halaga ng salapi
inflated value of money


lumolobo

ballooning

Lumolobo ang bilang ng mga maralita sa Pilipinas.
The number of the extremely poor in the Philippines is ballooning. 



There's a Filipino children's song with the title Ako ay May Lobo (I Have a Balloon).