TIGYAWAT

 
tagyawat
pimple

tigyawat
pimple

original spelling: tagihawat

formal spelling now is taghiyawat

 
tagyawat sa noo
pimple on the forehead

tigyawat sa aking ilong
pimple on my nose

mga tagyawat sa mukha
pimples on the face

 

tinigyawat / tinagyawat
developed acne


Tinigyawat ang mukha ko.
My face broke out in zits.

 
 
When a person develops a pimple, Filipinos surmise that the person is in love.