Philippine Languages

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var. of LEKKAB. LEKSION [lεksion; f. Sp.], n. lesson. v. /AG-/ to have or take lessons. /MANG-:-EN...

v. /MANG-:-EN/ or /MANGI-: I-/ to finish, end, conclude, terminate. Leppasen tayo daras ti mangan....

v. /-UM-/ [= LUMNED] to sink, be submerged. Limned diay bapor. The ship sank. /MANGI-: I-/ to cause...

v. /AG-/ to hide, conceal oneself. /MANGI-: I-/ t. hide conceal. /AG-+ -INN-/ to play hide and see...

v. /MA-/ [= MALMES], to be drowned, go under water. /MANG-:-EN/ to drown, put under water.

v. /-UM-/ [= LUMNEK] to set (as the sun). Lumnek ti initen. The sun is setting now.

n. the sesame (Sesamum orientale)

v. /MANG-:-EN/ to wrench off or separate at the joint. Lep-aken na dayta payak ti manok. He will wr...

n. stalk of taro.

v. /AG-/ to droop, hang down. /MA-/ [= MALPAY] t. droop be discouraged.

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

lulan1 Active Verb: lumulan Definition: (verb) to load; to ride 2 Definition: Notes: Examples: Lumulan siya ng eroplano papuntang Chicago. (He took a plane going to Chicago.)