Words translated into Tagalog

Discussion in 'Tagalog to English' started by Corzhens, Oct 9, 2019.

  1. Corzhens

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    Pobre is from the English word Pauper which means the same thing while Dayukdok relates to a Pobre who is famished so he eats without manners. Tameme means someone who is quiet simply because he has no idea of what to say on the topic while Madada or Madaldal is someone who is talkative.
     
  2. Corzhens

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    For the clothes, collar is Kuwelyo or Kwelyo perhaps from the Spanish word while the sleeve of the shirt is called Manggas. The pocket is Bulsa and the socks are called Medyas from the Spanish word Media which means half. For the belt, it is Sinturon and the buckle has no Tagalog translation.
     
  3. Corzhens

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    Robot seems to have no Tagalog word so people understand that term. Sarcastic is Tuya or Panunuya while ironic is Tumbalik which is not really a common Tagalog term now. Taginting is a pleasant sound referring to coins that fall on the ground. Lighthouse is called Parola which is common only in the coastal towns.
     
  4. Corzhens

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    For the containers, bottle is Bote or Botelya while the jar is Garapon. The small bottle or vial is called Garapa. The dining plate is either Plato or Pinggan while the big serving plate is called Bandehado. The bowl is called Malukong or Malanday depending on the province and the small bowl is called Tasa while the cup is called Puswelo.
     
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    What is coffee and tea in Tagalog? Kape at tsaa. There’s also the gelatin drink called gulaman tha goes well with sago which is the palm pearl fruit. Some other drinks are fruit juice which is also called juice and cocoa or tsokolate. The ginger brew is Salabat which is usually prescribed for sore throat.
     
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    For the upper part, sky is Himpapawid while cloud is ulap or alapaap. Rain is Ulan and shower is Ambon. Too much rain that is the storm is called Bagyo and just the same with typhoon with strong winds which is also called Bagyo. Lightning is Kidlat with the accompanying thunder as Kulog.
     
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    The seafood has difficult names. Crabs from the sea is called Alimasag while crabs from the fishpond is Alimango. Lobster is also called lobster but there is the Ulang which is another kind of lobster. Shrimp is Hipon and the bigger prawn is Sugpo. Squid is called Pusit while Octopus is also called the same.
     
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    Kawanggawa is a long word to remember which means civic work or a deed for the others while humility is called Pagpapakumbaba which is directly translated as getting too low. Vanity is Kapalaluan that is a synonym of Mapagmataas which is standing high as the opposite of humility.
     
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    For the transportation, the bus has the same spelling Bus but the pronunciation is boos. Car is Kotse or Oto (to mean auto) while the jeepney is also called the same and more common is Jeep. The taxi is called the same with no variation whatsoever. The tricycle, although an original in the country, is also called the same Tricycle.
     
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    The pedicab is like a rickshaw which is powered by the pedal. It is also called Pedicab but in some places it is called Padyak and also Trike. The cart is called Kariton which has many types like the one pulled by the carabao. But the cart that is pulled by the horse is called Kalesa and Karetela.
     
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    For the parts of the head, starting with the head which is Ulo, ear is called Tenga, eye is Mata, nose is called Ilong, mouth is Bibig and tongue is called Dila. The mustache is Bigote while the beard is called Balbas on the chin which is Baba. The sideburns is Patilya and the forehead is Noo.
     
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    For the body parts, the neck is Leeg while the back of head is called Batok which is commonly know as Batukan to mean hitting the back of the head. The Jaw is called Panga while the adam’s apple for the men has no Tagalog word. The inside of the mouth is Ngala-ngala for the upper palate and the other soft parts of the gum are called Gilagid.
     
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    Shoulder is Balikat while arm and forearm are called Braso from the Spanish word brazo. Hand is Kamay and finger is called Daliri. For the specific name of fingers, the thumb is called Hinlalaki, the forefinger is called Hintuturo while the ring finger is called Palasinsingan. Fingernail is called Kuko.
     
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    The back part of the body is called Likod or Likuran while the front parts are Dibdib for the breast, Tadyang is the ribs and Puson is the portion of the bladder. The armpit is called Kili-kili and elbow is Siko. The waist is called Bewang or Baywang while the stomach is called Tiyan.
     
  15. Corzhens

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    The groin is called Singit which means corner or nook. The thigh is Hita and the knee is Tuhod while the leg is Binti. The calf is Alak-alakan while the ankle has no Tagalog word. Of course, the foot is Paa and the toe is Daliri ng Paa with no specific name for each toe while the toenail is also called Kuko.