Archive for 'Common Words & Phrases'
A popular Tagalog native dish cooked with beef rind and tail, young banana flower, peanut butter or roasted peanut, eggplant, ground rice grains, and food coloring. Usually served with sautéed shrimp paste [...]
Good morning (noon/afternoon/evening) – “Maupay nga aga” (udto/kulop/gab-i) Good day – “Maupay nga adlaw” Can you understand Waray? – “Nakakaintindi/Nasabut ka/Nakaichindi ka hin Winaray?” (hin or hito) Thank you – “Salamat” I love you – “Hinihigugma [...]
A poor man’s residence. In rural Philippines, barung-barong usually refers to a small hut or shack, made from bamboo, nipa, thatched fronds, rattan and normally found in rustic areas and owned by farmers. In urban Philippines, [...]
Popular in Batangas, lambanog is a native wine produced by distilling the coconut water. The clear coconut wine is extracted by boiling the palm fruit’s juice, process it in high heat, and heat distilled. Featured [...]