This is the Study Guide for the Tagalog folk song Bahay Kubo (Nipa Hut).
Listen to the pronunciation of the following Tagalog words:
bahay = house
kubo = hut
kahit = even though
munti = small, meager, humble
sari-sari = varied, of different kinds
saka = also
mayroon = there are
paligid = around the area
puro = all
puno ng = full of
Rufino Alejandro’s Tagalog translation of Joyce Kilmer’s famous English poem “Trees” Continue reading “The Famous Poem ‘Trees’ in Tagalog”
A short Tagalog love poem!
This is the study guide for the Tagalog poem Ang Kaibigang Tunay, a short children’s poem about friendship. The word Siya can refer to a He or a She. Continue reading “Ang Kaibigang Tunay (Translation)”
This song compares a woman to a mountain butterfly.
TAGALOG SONG LYRICS
Sa gitna ng daan papagapagaspas
Isang bara ang tapis
Isang dangkal ang manggas
Ang sayang de kola
Isang piyesa ang sayad
May payneta pa siya — uy!
May suklay pa man din — uy!
Nagwas de-ohetes ang palalabasin
Haharap sa altar at mananalamin
At saka lalakad nang pakendeng-kendeng.
This is a Tagalog translation by Aniceto F. Silvestre of the famous part of Kahlil Gibran’s poem The Poet. Continue reading “Tagalog Translation of “The Poet””