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Tagalog/Filipino Cheat Sheet by

A cheat sheet of Tagalog/Filipino phrases and basic vocabulary. Some words may not be accurately translated and formally spelled, but this is a reference for casual words/phrases to use.

Greetings and Goodbye

Good Morning
Magandang Umaga
Good Afternoon
Magandang Hapon
Good Evening
Magandang Gabi
Goodbye
Paalam

Which Day Is It?

What day is today?
Anong araw ngayon?
Today is...
Ngayon ay...
Tomorrow is...
Bukas ay...
Day
Araw
Today
Ngayong araw
Tomorrow
Bukas
Week
Linggo

Describe the Weather

What's the weather like?
Ano ang panahon?
It is hot
Mainit
It is cold
Malamig
It is sunny
Maaraw
It is windy
Mahangin
It is rainy
Maulan
*Add "­nga­yon­" (now) at the end, e.g.: mainit ngayon (it is hot now) to clarify that you are referring to the current weather.

Numbers

One
Isa/uno
Two
Dalawa/dos
Three
Tatlo/tres
Four
Apat/k­watro
Five
Lima/s­ingko
Six
Anim/sais
Seven
Pito/s­iyete
Eight
Walo/otso
Nine
Siyam/­nuwebe
Ten
Sampu/­diyes
Twenty
Dalawa­mpu­/bente
Thirty
Tatlom­pu/­trenta
Forty
Apatna­pu/­kuw­arenta
Fifty
Limamp­u/s­ing­kwenta
Sixty
Animna­pu/­sesenta
Seventy
Pitump­u/s­etenta
Eighty
Walump­u/o­tsenta
Ninety
Siyamn­apu­/no­benta
One Hundred
Isang daan
One Thousand
Isang libo
One Million
Isang milyon
*The Spanish words are often used by the adults­/older genera­tion, and they are commonly used in small conven­ience stores (tinda­han), wet/dry markets (palen­gke), and by local tricycle drivers, etc.

Clothing

Hat
Sumbrero
Dress
Bestida
Skirt
Palda
Shirt
Camiseta
Trousers
Pambaba (pants = pantalon)
Shoe
Sapatos
Belt
Sinturon
 

How Are You?

How are you? (formal)
Kumusta po kayo?
How are you? (informal)
Kumusta ka?
Fine
Ayos lang
Bad
Hindi maayos
So-so/okay
Sakto lang
And you? (formal)
At kayo po?
And you? (informal)
At ikaw?
What are you doing?
Anong ginagawa mo?

Other Phrases

My name is
Ang pangalan ko ay...
I am from...
Ako ay taga-...
Nice to meet you
Ikinag­agalak kong makilala ka
Thank you (very much)
(Maraming) salamat

Days of the Week

Monday
Lunes
Tuesday
Martes
Wednesday
Miyerkules
Thursday
Huwebes
Friday
Biyernes
Saturday
Sabado
Sunday
Linggo

Months

January
Enero
February
Pebrero
March
Marso
April
Abril
May
Mayo
June
Hunyo
July
Hulyo
August
Agosto
September
Setyembre
October
Oktubre
November
Nobyembre
December
Disyembre

Colors

Red
Pula
Yellow
Dilaw
Green
Luntia­n/berde
Blue
Bughaw­/asul
Orange
Kahel
Pink
Kalimb­ahi­n/kulay rosas
Purple
Lila
Black
Itim
White
Puti

5W and 1H

Who?
Sino?
Why?
Bakit?
What?
Ano?
When?
Kailan?
Where?
Saan?
How?
Paano?
 

Hotels and Travel

When do you close?
Kailan kayo nagsasara? / Anong oras kayo nagsasara?
How much?
Magkano?
Room
Kwarto
Key
Susi
Toilet
Banyo
Bike
Bisikleta
Car
Sasakyan
Beach
Tabing­-da­gat­/aplaya
Park
Parke/­liwasan
Museum
Museo
*Hotel, restau­rant, taxi, etc. are commonly used. Since English is an official language in the Philip­pines, you will often encounter people who can understand and commun­icate English

Animals

Butterfly
Paro-paro
Cat
Pusa
Dog
Aso
Chicken
Manok
Cow
Baka
Snake
Ahas
Elephant
Elepante
Rabbit
Kuneho
Pig
Baboy
Horse
Kabayo
Lion
Leon
Monkey
Unggoy
Mouse
Daga

Food

Egg
Itlog
Cheese
Keso
Bread
Tinapay
Soup
Sopa
Apple
Mansanas
Banana
Saging
Corn
Mais
Rice
Kanin

Beverages

Coffee
Kape
Tea
Tsaa
Wine (or any alcoholic drink)
Alak
Juice
Dyus
Water
Tubig
Milk
Gatas

Body and Clothing

Body
Katawan
Ear
Tenga
Eye
Mata
Face
Mukha
Foot
Paa
Finger
Daliri
Hair
Buhok
Hand
Kamay
Head
Ulo
Leg
Binti
Mouth
Bibig
Neck
Leeg
Nose
Ilong
Arm
Braso
 

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