SINGAW

singaw
vapor, steam

singaw
a leak

May singaw ang tangke.
The tank has a leak.

lakas ng singaw para sa makina
steam power for the machines


sumingaw
to leak steam

Sumingaw ang hangin ng lobo.
The balloon’s wind leaked out.

sumingaw ang baho
the odor leaked out
= a secret revealed


singaw
a skin eruption in the mouth area

A singaw is usually a blister on the inner surface of your lips.

It is sometimes translated as “aphthous ulcer” (a canker sore of the mucus membrane in the mouth) but it’s not considered very serious by Filipinos.