MAYO

Mayo
= May

 
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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…

Get started learning Tagalog with a few basic words!

Salamat. = Thank you.

Kamusta? = How are you?

Oo. = Yes.

Hindi. = No. Not.
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May in Tagalog

The Tagalog word
Mayo comes from the Spanish word mayo.

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April in Tagalog

From the Spanish abril

Abril
= April

buwan ng Abril
month of April

tanga
stupid / a fool

mga tanga
fools

Araw ng Mga Tanga
April Fools’ Day

Araw ng Manloloko at Nagpapaloko
Day of Pranksters and Fools

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Say “I Love You” in Tagalog

Mahal kita.
I love you.
(most common)

Iniibig kita.
I love you.
(dramatic, only for lovers)

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BALUT

BALUT: Filipino duck egg

 

balut
duck egg with a developed embryo

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DITO

rito, dini, rini

dito
here

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HUWEBES

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

Huwebes
Thursday

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