Speak Tagalog in Relationships

Na-miss kita.
I missed you.

Sinungaling!
Liar!

Galit ka ba?
Are you angry?

Nagseselos ka ba?
Are you jealous?

Na-miss mo ba ako?
Did you miss me?

Ang romantiko mo naman!
My, you’re romantic.

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Talking About Photographs

Sino itong nasa litrato?
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Talking to Filipinas

The Tagalog word for ‘woman’ is babae. Filipinos also use the slang Pinay, a word without negative connotation. It’s the female equivalent of Pinoy.

babae
woman

Kailangan ko ng babae.
I need a woman.
(Sometimes has a negative connotation.)

 

Pinay
Filipina

Pilipina
Filipina

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Talking about Body Parts

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Kissing in Tagalog

Halikan mo ako.
Kiss me.

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Describing the Weather

The Tagalog word for ‘weather’ is panahon.

Mahangin.
It’s windy.

Mainit.
It’s hot.

Malamig.
It’s cold.

Maaraw.
It’s sunny.

Maulap.
It’s cloudy.

Makulimlim.
It’s overcast.

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Giving Directions

The Tagalog words for ‘road’ are daan and kalye.

sa kanan
on the right

sa kaliwa
on the left

deretso
straight

sa harap ng
in front of

sa likod
behind

dito
here

doon
there

diyan
there nearby

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Medical Emergency

Masama ang pakiramdam ko.
I don’t feel well.

Ang sakit ng ulo ko.
My head hurts.

May sakit ba siya?
Is she/he sick?

May sakit siya.
She/He is sick.

Masakit.
It hurts.

Aray!
Ouch!

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