Philippines have its own beautiful culture and it is proven to be true when it comes to languages that varies in 170 types in just one country. Filipino or Tagalog- is the major language that the citizens used there for mass communication since some of their language aren’t corresponding in what they already know. However, like any other ones, language aren’t permanent- it was change from time to time that makes a few words in history completely forgotten to fit the on- the- topic words form in the mouths of people. Maybe in the future the word ‘Po’ and ‘Opo’- a respectful way to address the elders- will have it replacement in accordance to the new era where languages all over the world commence a participation of blending theirs into one. But not all of this is about replacement and utter replication of words, sometimes there was really that word in your country that has its deep like embodiment of saying it but with the easiest meaning that you will hear commonly around in another type of present words. So, here are the 10 uncommon words in Filipino or Tagalog that you might enjoy learning.
Commonly called as: Dumating
English: Have come, have arrive; an expression of stating an arrival.
Ex: Dumatal ang ilaw ng tahanan nila Maria galing ibang bansa.
Commonly called as: Regla
English: Menstrual Period; a monthly occurence happening in the part of girls.
Ex: Nadatnan ng karumalan sa school si Joana.
Commonly called as: Hinala
English: Suspicions : an act of visualizing or preducting what a person expect.
Ex: Sapantaha ni Rommel na uulan sa susunod na linggo sa Manila.
Commonly called as: Nahulog sa butas
English: Shoot in the hole; an act of tripping in a hole.
Ex: Nabuslot si Ana sa bahay ng mga daga malapit sa bahay ng kaniyang lola.
Commonly called as: Matematika
English: Mathematics; a subject about numbers, problems and solutions.
Ex: Si Raymond ay nagbabasa ng aklat ng Sipnayan sa kaniyang kwarto.
Commonly called as: Lahat
Ex: Nang lumipat sila Fae sa kanilang bahay, buumbilang nilang kinuha ang mga pananim nilang halaman sa luma.
Commonly called as: Kotse
English: Car; a four wheel road transportation
Ex: Bumili ng bagong batlag ang tagay ni Amanda.
Commonly called as: Limitasyon
English: Limitation; the end of what can a person or something do.
Ex: Nasa hangganan na ang lakas ni Demi kaya’t hindi nya na kaya pang tumakbo.
Commonly called as:Nagmamalasakit
English; Sympathy; an act of caring or giving sympathy.
Ex: Kumakandili ang aking ina sa sinapit ng kaniyang matalik na kaibigan sa Kuwait.
Commonly called as: Pangamba
English: Fear; an expression or feeling of fear
Ex: May agam- agam si Yesha kung totoong mahal siya ng kaniya nobyo.
Here are some of the words and how to pronounce it in Filipino sentence:
So any questions? Any Filipino words you would like to add? Thank you for reading and leave a comment below.