Express Sympathy & Condolences

The Tagalog word for ‘to express condolence’ is pakikiramay.

Kawawa ka naman…
Poor you…
(casual way to express sympathy for someone who’s being overworked or undergoing hardship)

Kawawa naman po kayo…
Poor you… (use with older people)

Kami ay nakikiramay sa inyong pagdadalamhati.
We sympathize with your sorrow. (formal)

Tanggapin po ninyo ang aming taos-pusong pakikiramay.
Please accept our heartfelt condolences. (formal; use with older people)

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Talking about Animals

The Tagalog word for “animal” is hayop.

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Talk about the Weather

The Tagalog word for ‘weather’ is panahon.

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Tagalog Phrases for Pacquiao vs Bradley Fight

#PacBradley3 is on April 9, 2016… Go Manny!!!

Tikman mo ang kamao ko.
Taste my fist.

Si Manny ang Pambansang Kamao.
Manny is the National Fist.

Isa pa!
One more.

Kaliwa. Kanan.
Left. Right.

Sino ang mananalo?
Who will win?

Panalo na siya!
He’s won already!

‘You’re Crazy’ in Tagalog

There are various spellings for loko-loko and loka-loka, such as luko-luko and luka-luka. Continue reading “‘You’re Crazy’ in Tagalog”

Low-Flying Dove

prosti
prostitute

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Tagalog Phrases for Pacquiao vs. Mayweather Fight

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao, billed as The Fight of the Century, or the Battle for Greatness, took place on May 2, 2015, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Tikman mo ang kamao ko.
Taste my fist.

Si Manny ang Pambansang Kamao.
Manny is the National Fist.

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Tagalog Phrases for Pacquiao vs Rios

The “Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon RĂ­os” fight was held on 24 November 2013 at the Venetian Macau resort & hotel in Macau.

Tikman mo ang kamao ko.
Taste my fist.

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