MALINIS

root word: linis

malinis
clean

malinis
neat, clear, hygienic, chaste

Malinis ito.
This is clean.

Malinis ba ito?
Is this clean?

Oo, malinis iyan.
Yes, that’s clean.

Ang kabaligtaran ng malinis ay madumi.
The opposite of clean is dirty.

magmalinis
to pretend that one is pure

Huwag kang magmalinis.
Don’t pretend you’re clean and untainted.

Nagmalinis ang sekretarya.
The secretary pretended she was innocent.