PAHINANTE

from the Spanish faena, meaning 'labor'
 
 
pahinante
unskilled laborer
 

Depending on which part of the Philippines you're in — Ilocos, Cebu or the Tagalog-speaking areas − a pahinante could refer to a porter, stevedore (unloading cargo from ships at dock), member of a ship's crew, personal driver, personal aide or assistant.

 

In general, a pahinante is a worker who performs manual labor.


Other related Tagalog words: kargador, manggagawa