KARINYOSA

from the Spanish cariñosa

karinyosa
affectionate

Karinyosa siya.
She’s affectionate.

Marunong siyang mag-karinyo.
She knows how to be affectionate.


The male equivalent is cariñoso or karinyoso.

There is a popular Filipino dance known as the cariñosa.

And… it’s the Ilonggos of Iloilo province who are known throughout the Philippines for being very affectionate!