The native Tagalog word for “store” is pamilihan (“marketplace”), but most Filipinos these days use the Spanish-derived word tindahan to refer to most stores, and the merchandise is called paninda.
Marami pala kayong paninda dito.
So you guys have a lot of merchandise here after all.
Anu-anong paninda ninyo?
What sort of stuff are you folks selling?
Anong oras magbubukas ang tindahan?
What time will the store open?
Mother’s Day this year (2016) is on Monday, May 8th. Do you know what to say to your Nanay in Tagalog?
There is no single-word Tagalog translation!
You have to attach paki- in front of the verb.
Pakiluto mo ito.
Please cook this.
to arrange, put in order, fix
Pakiayos mo ito.
Please fix this.
Pakibigay mo kay Ana.
Please give to Ana.
Pakibigay mo sa nanay mo.
Please give to your mother.
Pakibigay mo ito (sa kanila).
Please give this (to them).
mo = you
There are two words you can use to say ‘handsome’ in the Filipino language.
Ang gwapo mo talaga.
You’re really so handsome.
Gwapo ba ako?
Am I handsome?