scientific name: Musca domestica
patay na langaw
isang malaking langaw
a big fly
Pinatay ni Obama ang langaw.
Obama killed the fly.
infested with flies
to have almost no one show up at an event − just flies
Komedya ng mga Langaw (tula ni Joe Lad Santos)
Comedy of Flies (poem by Joe Lad Santos)
Langaw sa Isang Basong Gatas
Fly in a Glass of Milk
large fly, blowfly
In 2006, Kristian Sendon Cordero won second prize in Filipino short fiction category of the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature for “Langaw” (Fly).
*The Tagalog word for ‘to fly’ is lipad.