MALUNGKOT

root word: lungkot

malungkot
sad

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ANG

The Tagalog word ang is often translated as ‘the’ but it does not always have an English translation.

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AY

The word ay is often translated into English as ‘is’ or ‘are’ or ‘am.’

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TUBIG

likido; inumin; bagay na dala ng ulan

tubig
water

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ASTIG

This Tagalog slang is from the inversion of the syllables in the word tigas (meaning: hard, tough).

astig
adjective: tough, macho
noun: a man who’s tough, cool

astig
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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WIKA

Mga may kaugnayang salita: lengguawahe, salita; sabi, badya, saysay; idyoma, diyalekto

wika
language

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APO

This is a gender-neutral word.

apó
grandchild

apó
grandson, granddaughter

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GRABE

This word is from the Spanish grave.

grabe
serious, extreme, exceptional

Grabe!
Too much!

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