SULIRANIN

root word: sulid 

suliranin
problem

suliranin
issue, question

ang suliraning ito
this issue

mga suliraning panlipunan
social problems / social issues

para malutas ang suliranin sa populasyon
in order to solve the population problem

A more common word for ‘problem’ in Filipino conversation is the Spanish-derived problema.

 

Anong problema mo?
What’s your problem?

The Tagalog word for ‘question’ is tanong.