This word has multiple meanings, differentiated by accented syllable.
dahon ng gabi
Scientific name: Colocasia esculenta
on that night
nightly, every night
for the evening
Maganda ang gabi.
The night is beautiful.
Kulay dugo ang gabi.
The night is the color of blood.
Ang gabing ating pinakahihintay.
The night we’ve been waiting for the most.
There is no equivalent phrase for bidding someone ‘good night‘ in Tagalog.