ANG

The Tagalog word ang is often translated as ‘the’ but it does not always have an English translation.
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LINGGO

This is likely influenced by the Spanish word domingo. The Malay word is minggu, from the Portuguese domingo.

The word linggo can mean ‘Sunday’ or ‘week.’
(To compare, the Spanish word for ‘week’ is semana.)

Linggo
Sunday

linggo
week

ngayong Linggo
this Sunday

katapusan ng linggo
end of the week

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SA

The Tagalog word sa is a preposition that can mean to, at, in, for or on, depending on the context.

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NOO

bahagi ng mukha sa pagitan ng mata at buhok

noo
forehead

halik sa noo
kiss on the forehead

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Common Tagalog Adjectives

Mga Pang-Uri
Adjectives

Ang pang-uri ay nagbibigay-turing sa pangngalan o panghalip.
An adjective modifies a noun or pronoun.

Mga Magkasalungat na Salita
Antonyms (Words Having Opposite Meanings)

Mga Halimbawa ng Magkakasalungat na Salita
Examples of Antonyms

bago : new
luma : old

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FILIPINO

In the English language, the word Filipino often refers to something from or related to the Philippines.

For examples:

  • Filipino cuisine – food associated with the Philippines
  • Filipino people – ethnic group that identifies with the Philippines
  • Filipino language – national language of the Philippines
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    PENOY

    Also see balut.

    penoy
    hardboiled duck egg

     

    Photo of Penoy Balut

     
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    TAE

    tai: dumi ng tao o hayop

    tae
    excrement, feces, shit, poop

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