The Filipino word for ‘age’ is edad.
Mabuti is the Tagalog word for ‘good.’
It is used to answer ‘Fine’ to the question Kamusta? (‘How are you?’).
Salamat is the Tagalog word for ‘Thank You.’
To answer ‘Don’t mention it’ or ‘You’re welcome’ say:
It’s nothing at all.
anoman / anuman
To welcome someone into your home or into a store, say Tuloy po kayo.
(addressed to one person, casual)
Please enter. / Please come in.
(addressed to an older person or to a group of people.)
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?
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.