ESKIROL

from the Spanish esquirol, meaning ‘strikebreaker’

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GULUGOD

gulugod
spine

gulugod
backbone

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KADYOS

Also spelled kadios.

Other names: kagyos, kagyas, kaldis, kalios, kardis, kidis, tabios

Kadyos (Filipino pigeon peas)

kadyos
pigeon pea

Kadios refers to the pigeon pea, also known as red gram or Congo peas in English. The plant’s scientific name is Cajanus cajan.

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MASIBA

root word: sibà (gluttony)

masiba
voracious

taong masiba
glutton

masiba sa pagkain
gluttonous with food

Huwag kang makikisama sa mga lasenggo at sa masiba sa pagkain.
Do not join drunkards or those who gorge themselves on food.

Huwag kang masiba. Hinay-hinay lang sa pagkonsumo.
Don’t be greedy. Slow down with the consumption.

ROPERO

from the Spanish ropa, meaning an article of clothing

ropero
a place for clothes

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PATAWARIN

root word: tawad

patawarin
to forgive

Patawarin mo ako.
Forgive me.

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SUNDAN

root word: sunod

sundán
to follow

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AKTIBISTA

from the English word “activist”

aktibista
activist

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