Tagalog Vowels

Examples of Tagalog words where the initial letter is one of the five vowels:

Listen to the pronunciation.

aatin (ours)

eekis (the letter x)

i ibon (bird)

ooras (time)

uuod (worm)

abaniko
a handheld fan

empleyado
employee

inodoro
toilet bowl

ospital
hospital

umaapaw
overflowing

The Tagalog word for ‘vowel’ is patinig.