LAMESA

from the Spanish word la mesa, meaning ‘the table’

 

lamesa
table

To mean ‘table’, Filipinos interchangeably use the word mesa and
 the word lamesa (combining two Spanish words).

lamesang kahoy
wooden table

bagong lamesa
new table
 


The native Tagalog word for ‘table’ is hapag but Filipinos only commonly use it in
 the compound word hapag-kainan, which means ‘dining table.’