10 Survival Travel Words

Try your best with 10 basic Tagalog words!

Saan? = Where?

Pakituro. = Please point.

Magkano? = How much?

Pakisulat. = Please write.
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Vocabulary: Body Parts

Mga Bahagi ng Katawan
Parts of the Body

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Family Terms in Tagalog

The Filipino words for ‘family’ are the Spanish-derived pamilya and the native Tagalog mag-anak.

kamag-anak
a relative

asawa
spouse
(wife / husband)

mag-asawa
a married couple

kapatid
sibling
(brother / sister)

magkapatid
to be siblings

magulang
parents

ama
father

ina
mother

tatay
dad

nanay
mom

anak
child

ate
older sister

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September in Tagalog

The Filipino word Setyembre comes from the Spanish word septiembre.

Setyembre
September

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Days of the Week

Mga Araw ng Linggo / Days of the Week

The Tagalog word linggo means both “week” and “Sunday” — in the latter case, it is written capitalized.

Use sa to say ‘on’ a certain day.

 

Lunes
Monday

 

Martes
Tuesday

 

Miyerkules
Wednesday

 

Huwebes
Thursday

 

Biyernes
Friday

 

Sabado
Saturday

 

Linggo
Sunday

 

Sa Lunes
On Monday

  

Sa Martes
On Tuesday

  

Sa Miyerkules
On Wednesday

  

Sa Huwebes
On Thursday
  

Sa Biyernes
On Friday

  

Sa Sabado
On Saturday

  

Sa Linggo
On Sunday

Seasons in the Philippines

In the Philippines, “summer” is from around March to May. The rainy season with strong typhoons is from June to November.

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Tagalog-English Dictionary

Diksyunaryo / Talahulugan

Use the search box to find a word in the Tagalog-English dictionary of our site 🙂
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‘Friend’ in Tagalog

The Tagalog word for ‘friend’ is
kaibigan.

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