from the Spanish ventilador
from the Spanish farol, meaning “lantern”
This is a fairly old Filipino word no longer commonly used in contemporary conversations in the Philippines.
A paminggalan is a traditional Filipino kitchen cabinet with slatted wood panels. The slats were for ventilation.
simple food cabinet with screened door
cabinet used for storing leftover food
Also used to be called muskitero o moskitero in the old days, from the Spanish mosquitero.
This is the Filipino equivalent of what Americans refer to as a “Mexican suitcase” except that a tampipi is traditionally made of bamboo material.
In the Philippines, rice is traditionally boiled in an earthen pot called palayok.
A bayong is a sturdy native bag woven from buri palm leaves