GRABE

from the Spanish grave

grabe
serious, extreme, exceptional

Grabe!
Too much!

Grabe ka talaga.
You’re really too much.

Grabe ang amoy.
The smell is overpowering.

Grabe ang sakit.
The pain is intense.

Grabe ang “istres” ko.
The stress I’m under is intense.

Grabe ang sarap nito.
This is overly delicious.

Grabeng kadiri.
Extremely gross.