This is an obscure Filipino word.
to overpower, overcome
Upang magahis ang bulag na paniniwala…
In order to overcome the blind belief…
ang sinabi nila sa akin kung paano magahis ang multo
what they told me about how to subdue the ghost
This word has also been used as a euphemism for gahasa.
Speculation is that it entered the Tagalog lexicon from the Cebuano language.
from the Spanish procesión
Prusisyon ng mga Santo
Procession of Saints
carried in a procession
Mga replica ng Itim na Nazareno, ipinrusisyon.
Replicas of the Black Nazarene were carried in a procession.
A procession is when people or vehicles move forward purposefully, especially as part of a ceremony or festival.
sometimes spelled as unggo
Taon ng Unggoy
Year of the Monkey
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gruel, rice porridge, congee
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frequently misspelled with a hyphen as kili-kili
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Combination of two words: chicharon + bulaklak
crispy pork rinds
For this “flower” chicharon, the intestinal parts of a pig are deep fried. In particular, it’s the peritoneum that is used. The peritoneum is the lining of the abdominal cavity.
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root word: salubong (to welcome)
homecoming treat, souvenir
When Filipinos go on a trip or live overseas, they are expected to bring back gifts on their return. That’s pasalubong!
It’s a big deal. If you don’t bring pasalubong to people who welcome you, they’ll think you never thought of them while you were away.
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