10 Basic Tagalog Words to Know

If you need to learn just ten basic Tagalog words to get by, here’s a list of useful phrases to impress your Filipino friends with. Opo. Salamat. Kamusta. Oo…

Get started learning Tagalog with a few basic words!

Salamat. = Thank you.

Kamusta? = How are you?

Oo. = Yes.

Hindi. = No. Not.
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10 Survival Travel Words

Try your best with 10 basic Tagalog words!

Saan? = Where?

Pakituro. = Please point.

Magkano? = How much?

Pakisulat. = Please write.
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Tagalog-English Dictionary

Diksyunaryo / Talahulugan

Use the search box to find a word in the Tagalog-English dictionary of our site 🙂
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Very Short Tagalog Words

At this time, short Tagalog words consisting of just two letters (for example: pa, na, ka…) do not appear in our search results. For many of those, we have created short urls to make them easy for you to find.

ONE LETTER WORDS

do

TWO-LETTER WORDS

aqat, ay, ba, bb, bkka, keko, di, ggha, ho, ipaloma, monani, ngno, nuqopa, pipo, rp, sa, sito, uy, yo

d5 / De5 = DeLima / Senator De Lima

D30 / DU30 / PDU30 = President Duterte

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March in Tagalog

The Filipino word Marso comes from the Spanish word marzo.

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April in Tagalog

From the Spanish abril

Abril
= April

buwan ng Abril
month of April

tanga
stupid / a fool

mga tanga
fools

Araw ng Mga Tanga
April Fools’ Day

Araw ng Manloloko at Nagpapaloko
Day of Pranksters and Fools

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Vocabulary List: Politics & Government

pulitika
politics

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Holy Week 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
Lent

Semana Santa
= Mahal na Araw
Holy Week

Domingo de Ramos
Linggo ng Palaspas
Palm Sunday

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