TATAY

itay, ama, atang, tata

tatay
dad, daddy

 
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INGAY

linggal, gulo

 ingay
noise, fuss

kaingayan
noisiness

maingay
noisy

Ang ingay mo!
You’re noisy!

Ang ingay ninyo.
Y’all are so noisy.

Ang iingay nila!
They’re so noisy!

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ARAW

The Tagalog word
araw has at least two meanings.

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MARTES

This word is from the Spanish language.

Martes
Tuesday

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SETYEMBRE

This word is from the Spanish septiembre.

Setyembre
September

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Common Tagalog Greeting

 
Magandang araw.

“Beautiful day.”
(used as a greeting)

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KAMUSTA o KUMUSTA

The word comes from the Spanish phrase ¿Cómo está?

The standard Tagalog spelling is Kumusta, but most Filipinos now use Kamusta.

Kamusta?
What’s up?

Kamusta ka?
How are you?
(don’t use with old people)

Kamusta ka na?
How have you been?
= “What’s up?”

Kamusta na po kayo?
How are you?
(polite version for older people)

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IKAW

tumutukoy sa kausap

ikaw
you

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