SUKA

The Tagalog word suka has at least two different meanings that depend on pronunciation.

The first meaning is Chinese in origin. The stress is on the first syllable.

 

suka
spew, vomit

sumuka
to vomit

isuka
to spew out


nakakasuka
revolting, nauseating

pampasuka
something to cause vomiting

Susuka yata ako.
I think I'm going to throw up.

Sinuka ko ang almusal ko.
I threw up my breakfat.

Nagsusuka ang aso.
The dog has been vomiting.

Nakakasuka ang ginawa mo.
What you did was revolting.

 




Pronounced with the short stress on the second syllable, the word suka means vinegar.