April in Tagalog

From the Spanish abril

Abril
= April

buwan ng Abril
month of April

tanga
stupid / a fool

mga tanga
fools

Araw ng Mga Tanga
April Fools’ Day

Araw ng Manloloko at Nagpapaloko
Day of Pranksters and Fools

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‘Happy Easter’

Maligayang Linggo ng Pagkabuhay!
Happy Easter Sunday!

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PEBRERO

from the Spanish febrero

Pebrero
February

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February in Tagalog

The Tagalog word Pebrero comes from the Spanish febrero.
 

Pebrero
February

 

sa Pebrero
in February

 

pag-ibig
love

tsokolate
chocolate

matamis
sweet

  puso
heart

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ABAKADA (Tagalog Alphabet)

Between the 1930s and mid-1970s, the abakada was taught as the alphabet of the Philippine national language. It was developed by the renowned scholar Lope K. Santos. This alphabet includes twenty letters (five vowels and ten consonants) representing the “native” sounds used by Filipinos before the arrival of the Spaniards in the 16th century.

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“Meat” in Tagalog is “Karne” – Listen!

The Tagalog word for ‘meat’ is karne from the Spanish carne.
 

karne
chicken

 

manok
chicken

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Talking about Food & Eating

The Tagalog word for ‘to eat’ is kain.

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Plants & Flowers

The Tagalog word for ‘plant’ is halaman and for ‘flower’ is bulaklak.

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