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

to show off

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

Accent on the second syllable means 'popular'.

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

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