MINATAMIS

Minatamis na Saging (Saba)

root word: tamis

tamis
sweetness

matamis
sweet

minatamis
something sweetened

minatamis na yelo
“sweetened ice”
= ice candy

minatamis na saging
banana in sugary syrup

Minatamis na Saging (Saba)

The Constitution of the Philippines states that the nation has two official languages -- these are called English and Filipino. Tagalog is the basis of the Filipino language.