Talking about Names

The Tagalog word for ‘name’ is pangalan.

Ano ang pangalan mo?
What’s your name?

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Kissing in Tagalog

Halikan mo ako.
Kiss me.

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Listen to Me Speak Tagalog

The root word of ‘listen’ in kinig.

Makinig ka.
Listen (in general).
“Listen you!” “Pay attention.”

Nakikinig ka ba?
Are you listening?

pakinggan
listen (to someone or something)

Pakinggan mo ito.
Listen to this.

Pakinggan mo ako.
Listen to me.

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Speaking to a Doctor

Ang sakit ng ulo ko.
My head hurts.

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Talking to Filipinas

The Tagalog word for ‘woman’ is babae. Filipinos also use the slang Pinay, a word without negative connotation. It’s the female equivalent of Pinoy.

babae
woman

Kailangan ko ng babae.
I need a woman.
(Sometimes has a negative connotation.)

 

Pinay
Filipina

Pilipina
Filipina

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Conversation Questions For Kids!

Anong ginagawa mo?
What are you doing?

Anong ginawa mo?
What did you do?

May binisita ka ba? 
Did you visit anyone?

May bumisita ba sa bahay ninyo?
Did someone visit your home?

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Medical Emergency

Masama ang pakiramdam ko.
I don’t feel well.

Ang sakit ng ulo ko.
My head hurts.

May sakit ba siya?
Is she/he sick?

May sakit siya.
She/He is sick.

Masakit.
It hurts.

Aray!
Ouch!

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Cooking & In The Kitchen

Haluan ng kaunting amonya ang tubig na ipanghuhugas sa pinggan at sa mga kalderong mamantika. Malaki ang maitutulong nito sa madaling paglilinis ng mga kagamitan.

Anong lulutuin natin ngayon?
What are we cooking now / today?

Mahirap yatang lutuin ‘yan.
I think that may be hard to cook.

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