There is no single-word Tagalog translation!
You have to attach paki- in front of the verb.
to write Pakisulat mo dito.
Please write it here.
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
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is the Tagalog word for ‘thanks.’
Many thanks. / Thank you very much.
Maraming salamat po.
Thank you very much. (formal)
Maraming salamat sa ‘yo.
Many thanks to you. (casual)
Maraming salamat po sa inyo.
Many thanks to you. (formal)
Salamat sa tulong nila.
Thanks to their help.
Pasalamatan mo siya.
Say thanks to her/him.
= Thank him/her.
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The Tagalog word for ‘afternoon’ is hapon.
hapon Magandang hapon.
Magandang hapon po.
(when speaking to older people)
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In the Philippines, “summer” is from around March to May. The rainy season with strong typhoons is from June to November.
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Hello. (It is common for Filipinos to greet each other in English.)
How are you?
– the closest equivalent to the English greeting “Hello”
– this is the more current spelling of Kumusta
– it comes from the Spanish ¿Cómo está?
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The Tagalog word for ‘morning’ is umaga.
umaga Magandang umaga.
Magandang umaga po.
Good morning. (when speaking to older people)
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Mabuti is the Tagalog word for ‘good.’
It is used to answer ‘Fine’ to the question Kamusta? (‘How are you?’).
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The native Tagalog word for ‘number’ is bilang and the Spanish word also commonly used by Filipinos is numero.
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