This is from the Spanish adjective vulgar, which means coarse, rude, or uncouth.
Currently in the Filipino language, it is also used as a verb meaning to reveal or disclose. There’s vulgarity in revealing or disclosing unpleasant issues to the public.
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root word: kain
(You) eat (it).
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tapos sa, abot sa, bago dumating (sumapit)
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from the Spanish familia
= pamilyang malaki
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Kahulugan sa Tagalog: kidlat
Tinamaan ng lintik.
Got hit by lightning.
Malintikan ka sana.
Tamaan ka sana ng kidlat.
May you be struck by lightning.
Also a mild curse word.
Lintik ka talaga.
You’re such a pain-in-the-ass jerk.
Lintik lang ang walang ganti.
“Only lightning doesn’t take revenge.”
= I’ll avenge myself, goddangit.
Spelling variations: lintek, malintekan
The more common Tagalog word for ‘lightning’ is kidlat.