pagkamapilit, pagpupumilit; pagtitiyaga, pagtataman; pananatili, pamamalagi; sigasig, sigsa

stubbornness, peskiness

Ang kulit niya!
He/She just keeps nagging me, bothering me.


If someone keeps asking you for something, even though you’ve already said no, then you can tell the person:

Makulit ka talaga!
You’re really such a pain in the ass.

Nakakainis ang kakulitan nila.
Their nagging is so irritating.

The Tagalog word makulit is often used in a light-hearted context to describe someone who is annoying in being repetitive, stubborn, or persistent in their asking questions or asking for a favor.

to badger, pester

Kinulit nila ako hanggang sa umoo ako.
They just kept badgering me until I said yes.