Philippine Languages

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


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

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

Matud Nila - Pilita Corales

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

Dandansoy - Visayan Song

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.

Word Learning
A carbonate in which but half the hydrogen of the acid is replaced by a positive element or radical, thus making the proportion of the acid to the positive or basic portion twice what it is in the normal carbonates; an acid carbonate; -- sometimes called supercarbonate.