BIYERNES

from the Spanish word viernes

Biyernes
Friday

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OPO

This is the polite version of the Tagalog word for ‘yes.’

Oo.
Yes. (casual)

Opo.
Yes. (respectful)

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HINDI

hindi
no, not

Hindi ako.
Not me.

Hindi po.
No, sir. / No, ma’am.

Hindi pa.
Not yet.

Hindi na.
Not anymore.

Hindi na. / Huwag na.
Never mind.

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HUWEBES

This is from the Spanish  word jueves. It is sometimes spelled as Hwebes.

Huwebes
Thursday

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MIYERKULES

from the Spanish word miercoles

Miyerkules
Wednesday

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10 Basic Tagalog Words to Know

If you need to learn just ten basic Tagalog words to get by, here’s a list of useful phrases to impress your Filipino friends with. Opo. Salamat. Kamusta. Oo…

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Salamat. = Thank you.

Kamusta? = How are you?

Oo. = Yes.

Hindi. = No. Not.
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ABA

This word has at least two different meanings.


Aba!
an interjection

 

Aba, siyempre!
Well, of course!

 

Oo.
Yes.

Aba, oo!
“Hell, yeah!”

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NANAY

ina, inang

nanay
Mom, mommy

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