Getting to Know Famous Useful Tagalog or Filipino Words with English Translation

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Getting to know some Tagalog or Filipino words is very helpful most especially to foreign travellers and tourists. Having these in handy will help you communicate better with Filipinos. Filipinos would also be very grateful if you can speak the Tagalog or Filipino Language. The information below can also be cnsidered as survival phrases and words or words that you want to say when talking to a Filipino. Most of the list are used on everyday conversations in life so they will surely com in handy if you memorize them.

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Famous Useful basic Tagalog or Filipino Words:
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WordsTravel Words Direction Words Places
Yes - Oo
No - Hindi
Hello - Kamusta
Please - Pakisuyo
Excuse Me - Patawad Po
Goodbye - Paalam
I - Ako
We - Tayo
You - Ikaw
They - Sila
Good - Mabuti
Bad - Masama
Train - Tren
Bus - Bus
Airport - Paliparan
Train Station - Istasyon ng tren
Bus Station - Istasyon ng bus
Departure - Paalis
Arrival - Padating
Car Rental - Paupahan ng kotse
Hotel - Otel
Room - Kuwarto
Passport - Pasaporte
Vacancy - Bakante
Ticket - Tiket
Right - Kanan
Left - Kaliwa
Straight - Deretso
Go Back - Balik
Up - Itaas
Down - Ibaba
At the bottom - Ilalim
Far - Malayo
Near - Malapit
Long - Mahaba
Short - Maiksi
Stop - Hinto
Walk - Lakad
Run - Takbo
Exit - Labasan
Go Inside - Pasok
Map – Mapa
Turn Around – Umikot
In Front – Sa Harap
At the back or Behind – sa likod or likuran
North – Hilaga
East – Silangang
West – Kanluran
South – Timog
Inside – Loob
Outside – Labas
I am lost – Ako ay nawawala
Can you help me? – Pwede mo ba akong tulungan?
Manila - Maynila
Bank - Bangko
Police Station - Istasyon ng pulis
Hospital - Ospital
Pharmacy - Botika
Store, Market - Tindahan
School - Eskuwelahan
Church - Simbahan
Restroom - Banyo
Street - Daan
Mountain - Bundok
River - ilog
Ocean - Dagat
Lake - Lawa
Volcano - Bulkan
Waterfalls - Talon
Shopping Mall - Mall
Office - Opisina
House - Bahay

 

Famous Useful basic Tagalog or Filipino Phrases:
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I'm fine. - Mabuti naman.
Please, come in. - Tuloy po kayo.
I will buy it - Bibilin ko ito
I would like to buy - Gusto kong bilin
A little - konti lang
A lot - Madami
All - Lahat

Useful basic Romantic Tagalog or Filipino Expressions:
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filipina girlThese are perfect words especially to foreigners who have a Filipina girlfriend. Learn these
basic romantic Tagalog or Filipino phrases to put a blush on your Filipina girlfriend and win her heart.

Mahal kita. or Iniibig kita. Or Minamahal Kita. Or Sinisinta Kita. Or Lab kita
- I love you.

Miss na miss kita. or Miss kita talaga.
- I really miss you.

Ikaw ang lahat sa akin.
- You are everything to me.
*Tell her how much she means to you.

Miss kita. - I miss you.
Ingat ka. - Take care.
Mag-ingat ka. - Do take care.
Lagi kang mag-ingat. - Always take care.
Ingat ka lagi. - Always take care.
May gusto ako sa iyo. - I have a crush on you.
Gusto kita. - I like you.
Gusto kitang makita. - I want to see you.
Gusto kitang tawagan. - I want to call you.
Iniisip kita. - I'm thinking of you.
Lagi kitang iniisip. - I always think of you.
Iniisip kita lagi. - I always think of you.
Hihintayin kita. - I'll wait for you.
Huwag kang mag-alala. Akong bahala. - Don't worry. I'll take care of it.

 

Useful basic Tagalog or Filipino Expressions:
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These are must learn Tagalog or Filipino expressions that comes in handy especially to foreign tourist.
It is important to learn these expressions so you will not have a hard time dealing with Filipinos.

This is delicious. or This feels good. - Sarap nito.
I don't want. or I don't like. or I don't want to. - Ayaw ko or Ayoko
I like this. or I want this. - Gusto ko ito.
Just a moment. or Wait. or Hold on a sec. - Sandali lang.
I'm leaving now. (also used when saying goodbye) - Aalis na ako.
Sorry, bear with me. - Pasensya ka na.

Useful basic Tagalog or Filipino Greetings:
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beautiful filipinaA greeting is very thoughtful and a good way to start a conversation. Learning these basic Tagalog or
Filipino greetings will help you be comfortable talking to Filipinos.

Beautiful day or Good Morning. This is also sometimes used by Filipinos to say hello.
- Magandang araw.

Good morning. - Magandang umaga.
Good noon. - Magandang tanghali.
Good afternoon. - Magandang hapon.
Good evening. - Magandang gabi.
You are Welcome - Walang Anuman
Thank you - Salamat
Happy birthday! Or Happy Wishes! - Maligayang Kaarawan! Or Maligayang Bati!
Happy new year! - Maligayang Bagong Taon!
Merry Christmas! - Maligayang Pasko!

Useful basic Tagalog or Filipino Foods and Beverages:
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philippine mangoBread - Tinapay
Beverage - Inumin
Coffee - Kape
Tea - Tsa
Water - Tubig
Salt - Asin
Pepper - Paminta
Meat - Karne
Pork - Baboy
Beef - Baka
Fish - Isda
Chicken - Manok
Vegetable - Gulay
Fruits - Prutas
Potato - Patatas
Dessert - Minatamis
Ice Cream - Sorbetes


Useful basic Tagalog or Filipino Numbers:
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filipino children on school bus philippinesThese are useful when you are dealing with paying something or counting.
Be sure to get these words familiar because these Tagalog or Filipino numbers
will surely be used most of the time. Although, most of the Filipinos are very well educated on English numbers.

Zero - Sero
One - Isa
Two - Dalawa
Three - Tatlo
Four - Apat
Five - Lima
Six - Anim
Seven - Pito
Eight - Walo
Nine - Siyam
Ten - Sampu
Eleven - Labing isa
Twelve - Labing dalawa
Thirteen - Labing tatlo
Fourteen - Labing apat
Fifteen - Labing lima
Sixteen - Labing anim
Seventeen - Labing pito
Eighteen - Labing walo
Nineteen - Labing siyam
Twenty - Dalawampu
Twenty one - Dalawamput isa
Thirty - Tatlumpu
Forty - Apatnapu
Fifty - Limampu
Sixty - Animnapu
Seventy - Pitumpu
Eighty - Walumpu
Ninety - Siyamnapu
One hundred - Isang daan
One thousand - Isang libo
One hundred thousand - Isang daang libo
One Million - Angaw

 

Useful basic Tagalog or Filipino Time:
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Sun – araw
Night – gabi
Dawn or Early Morning – Madaling araw
Morning – Umaga (6:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.)
Noon – Tanghali or Mid-day (12:00 a.m.)
Afternoon – Hapon (12:01 p.m. to 5:59 p.m.)
Later – Mamaya na
Tomorrow – Bukas Na

1:00 AM - Ala una ng umaga
1:30 AM - Ala una i medya ng umaga
7:30 AM - Ala siyete i medya ng umaga
2:00 PM - Alas dos ng hapon
12:00 NOON - Alas dose ng tanghali
3:00 PM - Alas tres ng hapon
6:00 PM - Ala sais ng gabi

 

Useful basic Tagalog or Filipino Day, Date and Months:
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Months - Buwan
Days - Araw
January - Enero
February - Pebrero
March - Marso
April - Abril
May - Mayo
June - Hunyo
July - Hulyo
August - Agosto
September - Septiyembre
October - Oktobre
November - Nobiyembre
December - Disyembre
Monday - Lunes
Tuesday - Martes
Wednesday - Miyerkules
Thursday - Huwebes
Friday - Biyernes
Saturday - Sabado
Sunday - Linggo
Week - Linggo
Year - Taon
Today - Ngayon
Yesterday - Kahapon
Tomorrow - Bukaw
Birthday - Kaarawan
Spring - Tagsibol
Summer - Tagaraw
Fall - Taglagas
Winter - Taglamig


Useful basic Tagalog or Filipino Questions:
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Basic Questions Travel Questions
What? - Ano?
When? - Kailan?
Where? - Saan?
Why? - Bakit?
How? - Paano?
What is your name? - Anong pangalan mo?
Where do you live? - Saan ka nakatira?
When can I see you? - Kailan kita makikita?
What is this? - Ano po ito?
How much? - Magkano?
Do you have _______? - Mayroon ka bang _____?
Ilang taon ka na? - How old are you?
Where is ____? - Nasaan ang ____?
How much is the fare? - Magkano ang pamasahe?
Where are you going? - Saan ka pupunta?
Where do you live? - Saan ka nakatira?
What time is the departure? - Anong oras ang alis?
What time is the arrival? - Anong oras ang dating?
What time is it? - Anong oras na?







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