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adj. /NA-/ sour, tart, acidic; not sweet. v. /-UM-/.

see under AYAM.

adv. indeed, of course; then: a confirmatory particle that is used at the end of a word, phrase or...

n. 1. day, daylight, daytime. 2. day of reckoning. Addanto met la aldaw mo. You will have your day...

see under ASAWA.

see under ASIDEG.

adj. /(NA-)/ narrow, of little breadth. --ant. AKABA, LAWA.

var. of NGA.

n. the sound or echo of speech that is not heard distinctly. Matmaturog da ngata ta awan ti anabaab...

n. fruit, vegetable or leaves used in making a dish sour.

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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

A wind instrument or pipe, with a horn at each end, -- used in Wales.