‘What Time is It?’ in Tagalog

Adding po makes it polite!

Anong oras na po?
What time is it?
(speaking to older people)

Ano?
What?

Anong…
What…

oras
time

na
now / already

Anong oras na?
What time is it?
(casual)


Filipinos most commonly use Spanish-derived number words to tell time.

1:00 ala-una – one o’clock
2:00 alas-dos – two o’clock
3:00 alas-tres – three o’clock
4:00 alas-kwatro – four o’clock
5:00 alas-singko – five o’clock
6:00 alas-sais – six o’clock
7:00 alas-siyete – seven o’clock
8:00 alas-otso – eight o’clock
9:00 alas-nwebe – nine o’clock
10:00 alas-dyes – ten o’clock
11:00 alas-onse – eleven o’clock
12:00 alas-dose – twelve o’clock