GUTOM

Non-standard slang variation: tomguts

gutom
hunger

gutóm
hungry

Gutóm ka ba?
Are you hungry?

Hindi ako gutóm.
I’m not hungry.

Nagugutom na ako.
I’m starving already.

Ginutom nila ako.
They starved me. /
They made me hungry.

namatay sa gutom
died of starvation

patay-gutom
always hungry for food

Hayop man, ‘pag gutóm, tumatapang.
Even an animal, when hungry, becomes braver.

Ang kasalungat ng gutóm ay busóg.
The opposite of hungry is full.


The Tagalog word for ‘thirsty’ is uhaw.

Nauuhaw na ako.
I’m thirsty already.