This is a fairly old Filipino word no longer commonly used in contemporary conversations in the Philippines.
A paminggalan is a traditional Filipino kitchen cabinet with slatted wood panels. The slats were for ventilation.
simple food cabinet with screened door
cabinet used for storing leftover food
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Also used to be called muskitero o moskitero in the old days, from the Spanish mosquitero.
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This is the Filipino equivalent of what Americans refer to as a “Mexican suitcase” except that a tampipi is traditionally made of bamboo material.
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from the Spanish abanico
a traditional fan of the Philippines
The Filipino abaniko as shown above is made from the stems and leaves of the plant having the scientific name Belamcanda chinensis.
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In the Philippines, rice is traditionally boiled in an earthen pot called palayok.
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A bayong is a sturdy native bag woven from buri palm leaves
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Sinamay fabric was used to make traditional Filipina blouses in the 19th and 20th centuries.
fine abaca threads
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Kudyapi is a two-stringed long-necked lute common in Mindanao and Palawan.
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