From the Spanish abril
month of April
stupid / a fool
Araw ng Mga Tanga
April Fools’ Day
Araw ng Manloloko at Nagpapaloko
Day of Pranksters and Fools
Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22nd. It is observed in order to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
Maligayang Araw ng Daigdig!
Happy Earth Day!!
In the Philippines, “summer” is from around March to May. The rainy season with strong typhoons is from June to November.
the sunny season
the hot season
Mga Araw ng Linggo / Days of the Week
The Tagalog word linggo means both “week” and “Sunday” — in the latter case, it is written capitalized.
Use sa to say ‘on’ a certain day.
Mother’s Day this year (2017) is on Sunday, May 14th. Do you know what to say to your Nanay in Tagalog?
In San Fernando, Pampanga, and also in a few other towns in the Philippines, Christ’s crucifixion is reenacted, with volunteers happy to have themselves actually nailed to a cross.
Kwaresma / Kuwaresma
= Mahal na Araw
Domingo de Ramos
Linggo ng Palaspas