NALULUGAMI

root word: lugami

lugami
frustrated

lugami
a falling into misfortune

lugami
set back in one’s life

malugami
to be frustrated

malugami
fallen into trouble

malugami
to slump to the ground in grief

mga daing ng lugami
moans of frustration

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LUGAMI

This is not a common word in Filipino conversation.

lugami
frustrated

lugami
a falling into misfortune

lugami
set back in one’s life

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PANGINOON

root word: noon

Panginoon
Lord

Panginoong Diyos
Lord God



Pagpapakita ng Diyos

Manifestation of God
= Epiphany

Epipanya
Epiphany

kapistahan ng Tatlong Haring Mago tuwing Enero 6
feaste of the Three Kings every 6th of January

SHABU

In the Philippines, the word shabu refers to methamphetamine hydrochloride (“meth”), a highly addictive drug.

adik sa shabu
addicted to meth

SINTOMAS

This is from the Spanish word síntomas.

spelling variation: sintones

Ano ang mga sintomas ng diyabetis?
What are the symptoms of diabetis?

BATASAN

root word: batas, meaning “law”

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PRUTAS

Prepare 12 different kinds of fruits for New Year’s Eve to usher in a prosperous 2017. The rounder the fruits, the better! Top pick: ubas (grapes)

This word is from the Spanish fruta.

prutas
fruit

mga prutas
fruits

Mga Prutas (Fruits)

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SUGPO

Dalawang ibig sabihin… Two meanings…

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