Tagalog Words from Hindi

These Tagalog words are similar to ones in the Hindi language and may have the same Sanskrit origin. A few of the meanings differ slightly.


dukha
poor (sorrow in Hindi)

sampalataya
faith

mukha
face

laho
eclipse

maharlika
noble

sutla
silk

kapas
cotton

putong
turban

wika
language

naga
dragon

katha
fiction

lakambini
princess

sarong
skirt

asawa
spouse

diwa
essence, thought

puri
honor

guro
teacher

budhi

conscience