MARUNONG

root word: dunong (knowledge)

marunong
learned, intelligent

marunong
to know how (to do a certain skill)

Marunong siya.
He’s smart. = She’s smart.
(He/She knows how to do it.)

Marunong ka bang mag-gitara?
Do you know how to play the guitar?

Marunong akong magluto.
I know how to cook.

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PATING

patíng
shark

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ULILA

ulila
orphan

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KARBUNGKO

from the Spanish carbunco, which can mean ‘carbuncle’ or ‘anthrax’

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NANINIIG

This is an archaic Tagalog word found in the Philippine literary classics like Florante at Laura and Ibong Adarna.

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DUROG

durog
crush, grind, pound

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GULOD

gulod
hilltop

gulod
top of a hill

gulod
verge of a cliff

gulod
hillock, barrow, slope, mound, hummock, knoll

Kahulugan sa Tagalog:
Meaning in Tagalog:

mataas na pook, burol o talampas

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PAHAYAGAN

root word: hayag (statement)

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