PANSIN

puna, atensiyon; asikaso, reparo, alumana; pagkabatid

pansin
notice, attention, recognition

kulang sa pansin
lacking in attention
attention-deprived
(see KSP below)

KSP
attention seeker

Hindi nila ako pinapansin.
They’re not acknowledging my presence.
= They are ignoring me.

Hindi nila ako pinansin.
They did not acknowledge my presence.
= They ignored me.

Pansinin mo ako!
Notice me!
= Don’t ignore me!

pampam / papansin
attention-seeker


mapansin
to happen to notice

nakatawag pansin
was able to call attention

Isang lalaki ang nakatawag pansin sa akin.
A man attracted my attention.

panawag-pansin
attention-getter


kapansin-pansin
very noticeable

Kapansin-pansin ang biglang pagpayat ni Latifah.
Latifah’s sudden weight loss was very noticeable.


A Spanish-derived Filipino word for ‘attention’ is atensyon.