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Basic dictionary

In the Philippines, you can speak English in most places.
But if you don't know much English, or you find yourself in a place where Filipinos don't speak English again, or if you just want to learn something new, you can use our glossary of basic terms.

Filipino (Tagalog) is more or less read in the same way as it is written, just read "w" as our "u", and combination of the letters "ng" into a nostril when pronouncing.

Don't worry, it's pretty easy after all.

Englishtagalog
Good morningMagandang umaga.
Good dayMagandang araw.
Good byeMagandang gabi.
How are you?Kumusta ka?
yesopo
nohindi
Please.Paki usap.
Thank you.Salamat.
I'm sorry.Paumanhin.
OKTalaga.
Where?Saan?
How much (many)?Magkano?
Who?Sino.
When?Kailan.
hotelhotel
beachdagat
carkotche
busbus
airplaneeroplano
airportairport (same in English), paliparan
marketpalenke
bankbanko
watertubig
beercerveza
rice rawbigas
rice cookedkanin
fruitprutas
vegetablegulay
meatkarne
chicken meatkarne nang mano
pork meatkarne nang baboy
beef meatkarne nang baka
fishisda
coconutbuko
1isa
2dalawa
3tatlo
4apat
5lima
6anim
7pito
8walo
9siyam
10sampu
20dalawampu
30tatlompu
40apatnapu
50limangpu
100isangdaan

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