from the Spanish banderita meaning small flag or small pennant



a small pennant used as a colorful trimming in fiesta banners


This Tagalog word is used in plural form most of the time.


small flag-shaped pieces of paper or plastic that are arranged in a string and hung up during festivals


Makulay ang mga banderitas.
The banderitas are so colorful.


Nagsabit sila ng mga banderitas.
They strung up some banderitas.