MAYABANG

root word: yabang

mayabang
boastful, proud


Ang yabang mo naman.
My, you're so boastful.


In Filipino culture, humility is considered virtuous. If for example you took a test in school and found it easy, then you tell your friend that you found it easy, she will chastise you and say Ang yabang mo naman!


Statements that in American culture are considered neutral or factual may be considered pretentious or boasting by Filipinos.


pagyayabang
boasting, bragging


ang kayabangan ng mga taong iyon
the boasting of those people