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)
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.
By itself, ng serves as a possessive or genitive marker in Tagalog sentences. An easy way to look at one of its uses is to see it as meaning ‘of’ in English.
These are examples of Filipino slang words formed from the switching of the order of the syllables of the original words.
goli, from ligo
to take a bath
golets, from the English phrase
astig, from tigas
gasmati, from matigas
hard-headed or stubborn
Mga Bahagi ng Katawan
Parts of the Body