KANTA

This word is from the Spanish canta.

kant√°
to sing

kanta
song

The native Tagalog word for ‘song’ and ‘to sing’ is awit.

Kumanta sila.
= Umawit sila.
They sang.

Kumanta tayo. 
Let’s sing.

Marunong akong kumanta.
I know how to sing.

kantahing bayan
= awiting bayan
folk song, folksong

Anong kakantahin natin?
What are we going to sing?