TAO

bawat isa sa sangkatauhan

tao
person

Ikaw ay mabuting tao.
You are a good person.

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OO

tugon ng pagsang-ayon

Oo.
Yes.

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BALUT

BALUT: Filipino duck egg

 

balut
duck egg with a developed embryo

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TULA

Ang tula ayon kay Samuel Taylor Coleridge ay ang mga pinakamabuting salita sa kanilang pinakamabuting kaayusan (“the best words in the best order”).

The Tagalog word for ‘poetry’ is panulaan or simply tula (‘poem’).

tula
poem

 

mga tula
poems


maikling tula

short poem
 
mahabang tula

long poem

maiikling tula

short poems
mahahabang tula
long poems
tulang pambata
children’s poem

tulang pasalaysay
narrative poem

tulang liriko
lyric poem

tulang epiko
epic poem

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MIYERKULES

This word is from the Spanish miercoles.

Miyerkules
Wednesday

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POGI

Pogi.
Handsome.

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AMÁ

amá
father

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‘Thank You’ in Tagalog

Salamat is the Tagalog word for ‘thanks.’

Maraming salamat.
Many thanks. / Thank you very much.

Maraming salamat po.
Thank you very much. (formal)

Maraming salamat sa ‘yo.
Many thanks to you. (casual)

Maraming salamat po sa inyo.
Many thanks to you. (formal)

Salamat sa tulong nila.
Thanks to their help.

Pasalamatan mo siya.
Say thanks to her/him.
= Thank him/her.

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