Philippine Languages

A collection of Philippine language and dialect dictionaries, cultural notes, folk songs and writings.

Recently updated words

Irong - nose

Iroy - mother

Burog - haircut

Hiyum - smile

Bug-os - whole

Bugas - rice

Burod - pregnant

Bugto - sibling

Madre - nun

Lawas - body

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

hulyut a lax in carrying out a course of action. Ang mga giniká-nan nga hulyut kaáyu ug disiplína tubagun ug anak, Children answer back if parents are lax in their discipline. v [A; c1] be easy-going, relaxed about doing s.t. Klási ni sa trabáhu nga dílì ka makahulyut, With this sort of work you cant just take it easy.