The Tagalog word for ‘color’ is kulay.
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
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)
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.
The Tagalog word for ‘number’ is bilang. The Filipino word is numero.
Labing-isa, labing-dalawa, labing-tatlo…