root word: lungkot
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The Tagalog word ang is often translated as ‘the’ but it does not always have an English translation.
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The word ay is often translated into English as ‘is’ or ‘are’ or ‘am.’
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likido; inumin; bagay na dala ng ulan
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This Tagalog slang is from the inversion of the syllables in the word tigas (meaning: hard, tough).
adjective: tough, macho
noun: a man who’s tough, cool
cool, badass, kickass, awesome, thug
Astig ng suot mo, pare!
Your duds are cool, dude!
= What you’re wearing is hip (in a masculine way).
Astig ng dating mo, pare!
You make a cool impression, bro!
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Mga may kaugnayang salita: lengguawahe, salita; sabi, badya, saysay; idyoma, diyalekto
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This is a gender-neutral word.
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This word is from the Spanish grave.
serious, extreme, exceptional
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