PALASPAS

palaspas

palaspas
palm fronds

The Tagalog word palaspas refers specifically to palm fronds that Filipinos intricately decorate and take to church on Palm Sunday. After the fronds are blessed by the priests, Filipinos take them back home.


Linggo ng Palaspas
Palm Sunday

Domingo de Ramos
Palm Sunday


palaspasin
to hit with a palm frond

palaspasin
to hit in a manner akin to using a palm frond

Pinalaspas ng lalake ang babae.
The man slapped the woman right and left.