HUWES

This is from the Spanish word juez.

huwes
judge

kasal sa huwes
civil wedding,
as opposed to a church wedding

kasal sa huwes
wedding officiated by a judge,
not a priest

kasal sa huwes
civil marriage

A native Tagalog word for ‘judge’ is hukom.


Unrelated but similar-looking Filipino word:

Huwebes
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