This word is from the Spanish loco.
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luku-luko, sira ang ulo, hibang
deranged, lunatic, crazy
, insane, psycho
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The Chinese-derived Filipino word toyò means ‘soy sauce.’
Among popular brands of toyò in the Philippines are Marca Piña, Silver Swan, and Datu Puti.
toyomansi: a dipping sauce of soy sauce and calamansi
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There are various spellings for loko-loko and loka-loka, such as luko-luko and luka-luka. Continue reading “‘You’re Crazy’ in Tagalog”
wasak, punit, gisi; gahi, tastas, putok; lamat, basag; depekto, kapintasan; pagkabulok, pagkahalpok, pagkabilasa; pagkagapok
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This is a Filipino slang word that almost always appears as part of the phrase May topak. Continue reading “TOPAK”
It is estimated that 5% of the Philippine population or about five million Filipinos between the ages of 10 and 69 years old have used illegal drugs at least once in their lives. President Duterte has said a few times there are about 3 million current drug users. A modest count is around 1.8 million.
This word is from the English language. Continue reading “ADIK”
from the Spanish juramentado
running amok, going berserk
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