‘I Want’ in Tagalog

The Tagalog for ‘to want to do something’ is gusto.

gusto
to want

Gusto ko ng…
I want…

Gusto ko ng tinapay.
I want bread.

Gusto ko ng kanin.
I want rice.

Gusto ko ng tubig.
I want water.

Gusto ko ng kiss.
I want a kiss.

Gusto kong…
I want to…

 
Gusto kong mag-tenis.
I want to play tennis.

Gusto kong mag-aral.
I want to study.

Gusto kong mag-shopping.
I want to go shopping.

Gusto kong maglaro.
I want to play.

Gusto kong mamatay.
I want to die.

Gusto kong malaman.
I want to know.

Gusto kong malaman kung ano ito.
I want to know what this is.

Gusto also means ‘to like’ and as a noun ‘a crush.’

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‘What Do You Want?’ in Tagalog

Anong gusto mo?
What do you want?

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Travel in the Philippines

lakbay
to travel

naglalakbay
traveling

bagahe
baggage

taksi
taxi

telepono
telephone

pera
money

bangko
bank

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‘How Long’ in Tagalog

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Filipino Phrases & Sentences for Thanksgiving!

Maligayang Araw ng Pasasalamat
Happy Thanksgiving Day

Kakain ka ba ng pabo?
Will you be eating turkey?

Aba, siyempre!
Of course!

Saan ka mag-te-thanksgiving?
Where will you be spending Thanksgiving?

Sa bahay. Kasama ng pamilya.
At home. With the family.

Hindi ka sasakay ng eroplano?
You’re not taking a plane?

Magda-drayb lang ako.
I’ll just be driving.

Sabik akong makita ang pamilya.
I’m eager to see the family.

Kakain ako ng marami.
I will eat a lot.

Magpapakabusog ako.
I will stuff myself.

Kumain tayo ng “pumpkin pie.”
Let’s eat pumpkin pie!

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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!

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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