The Filipino word Marso comes from the Spanish word marzo.
The Tagalog word Pebrero comes from the Spanish febrero.
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.
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
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The word comes from the Spanish phrase ¿Cómo está?
The standard Tagalog spelling is Kumusta, but most Filipinos now use Kamusta.
How are you?
(don’t use with old people)
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d5 / De5 = DeLima / Senator De Lima
D30 / DU30 / PDU30 = President Duterte
Mga Bahagi ng Katawan
Parts of the Body