root word: yabang
Ang yabang mo naman.
My, you’re so boastful.
is being boastful
In Filipino culture, humility is considered virtuous. If for example you took a test in school and found it easy, then you honestly tell your friend that you found it easy, she will chastise you and say Ang yabang mo naman!
Statements that in American culture are considered neutral or factual may be considered pretentious or boasting by Filipinos.
ang kayabangan ng mga taong iyon
the boasting of those people
Slang: mahangin (“windy”)
When you feel that someone is being boastful, you can casually say out loud:
My, it’s very windy.