Philippine Languages

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v. /AG-/ to exaggerate, to use exaggeration. adj. exaggerated. Parawpaw ti sao na. What he said is...

adj. /NA-/ considerate, fair, judicious. v. /AG-/ to be considerate, fair, judicious. /MAI-/ to b....

n. dawn. PARBANGON NGA APAGSIPASIP, break of dawn.

n. that to which the subject is similar, equivalent, identical. --syn. KAPADA. PARI [short of KUMP...

adj. /NA-/ breezy, well-ventilated. v. /AG-/ to expose oneself to the breeze or to fresh air. /MANG...


v. /MANG-:-AN/ to forbid or prohibit (from doing something). /MANGI-: I-/ to forbid or prohibit (so...

adj. /NA-/ quick, fast, swift. --syn. PARTAK. PAREHO [parεho; f. Sp.], adj. same, similar, equal,...

v. /MANG-:-EN/ to subdue, overcome, conquer. Isuda ti nangparmek kadagiti kabusor. They were the on...

v. /AG-/ to play the spy.

Latest Articles and Blogs

Dandansoy - Visayan Song

Posted in Folk Songs, Ilonggo on Feb 18, 2017

This is a Visayan song in Ilonggo dialect. Dadansoy, the song title, is the name of the boy who was bidded farewell by the singer.

Matud Nila - Pilita Corales

Posted in Cebuano, Folk Songs on Feb 17, 2017

Matud nila ako dili angay. Nga magmamanggad sa imong gugma, Matud nila ikaw dili malipay.

Magtanim ay Di Biro

Posted in Folk Songs, Tagalog on Feb 17, 2017

Magtanim ay di biro. Maghapong nakayuko. Di man lang makaupo.

Bahay Kubo

Posted in Folk Songs, Tagalog on Feb 17, 2017

Bahay kubo, kahit munti Ang halaman doon ay sari-sari. Singkamas at talong, sigarilyas at mani Sitaw, bataw, patani.

Leron, Leron, Sinta

Posted in Folk Songs, Tagalog on Feb 17, 2017

Leron, Leron, sinta. Buko ng papaya. Dala dala’y buslo. Sisidlan ng sinta

Word Learning

To make facsimile plates of by the electrotype process; as, to electrotype a page of type, a book, etc. See Electrotype, n.