UNAN

patungan ng ulo sa pagtulog

unan
pillow

Philippine Map on Pillow

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HULYO

buwang sumusunod sa Hunyo, ikapitong buwan ng taon

Hulyo
= July

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Days of the Week

Mga Araw ng Linggo / Days of the Week

The Tagalog word linggo means both “week” and “Sunday” — in the latter case, it is written capitalized.

Use sa to say ‘on’ a certain day.

 

Lunes
Monday

 

Martes
Tuesday

 

Miyerkules
Wednesday

 

Huwebes
Thursday

 

Biyernes
Friday

 

Sabado
Saturday

 

Linggo
Sunday

 

Sa Lunes
On Monday

  

Sa Martes
On Tuesday

  

Sa Miyerkules
On Wednesday

  

Sa Huwebes
On Thursday
  

Sa Biyernes
On Friday

  

Sa Sabado
On Saturday

  

Sa Linggo
On Sunday

‘Hello’ in Tagalog

Hello.
Hello.

It is common for Filipinos to use the English word in greeting each other. In recent years, there’s a tendency to affix the respectful marker po when speaking to even slightly older people. Though this used to sound very strange and awkward, these days you will hear the phrase “Hello po” all the time.

Kamusta?
How are you?
– the closest equivalent to the English greeting “Hello”
– this is the more current spelling of Kumusta
– it comes from the Spanish ¿Cómo está?

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GUWAPO

This is from the Spanish word guapo.

guwapo
/ gwapo

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SINUNGALING

mapagsabi ng di-totoo, bulaan

sinungaling
liar

Sinungaling!
Liar!

sinungaling
lie

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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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BAKASYON

This word is from the Spanish vacación.

bakasyon
vacation

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