SIKAT


Depending on which syllable the accent is placed, the Tagalog word sikat can mean  'shine' or  'popular.'


ang sikat ng araw
the shining of the sun, the rising of the sun


Sumikat ang araw.
The sun rose (shone).


sikat na artista
a popular actor/actress


magpasikat
to show off


pasikatan
competition to see who shines better, who's more popular


Accent on second syllable means 'popular'.

Sikat ako sa Pilipinas.
I'm famous in the Philippines.