Depending on which syllable the accent is placed, the Tagalog word sikat can mean ‘shine’ or ‘popular.’
the shining of the sun, the rising of the sun
Sumikat ang araw.
The sun rose (shone).
Accent on the second syllable means ‘popular’.
Sikát ako sa Pilipinas.
I’m famous in the Philippines.
to show off
competition to see who shines better,
who’s more popular