Tagalog Romantic Phrases

AWIT KAY MARIA ni Oscar T. Salita 1994 Below is a list of Tagalog words and phrases for romantic occasions. Mahal kita.Minamahal kita.Iniibig kita.Sinisinta kita.Lab kita. (slang)I love you. SIMO mula sa Philippine Daily Inquirer Internet Edition, 24 Oktubre 2001 Mahal ka sa akin.You are dear to me.Mahal mo ba ako?Do you love me?May iba ka na bang mahal?Do you love someone else?MRead More…

Tagalog Days and Months

Days and months in Tagalog are essentially based on the Spanish language, except for LINGGO (Sunday), which is based on the Malay minggu.  The Tagalog term for “day” is ARAW (literal for “sun”)  and for “month” it is BUWAN (literal for “moon”) ARAWDAYSLunes    MondayMartes   TuesdayMiyerkules   WednesdayHuwebes&nbRead More…

Tagalog Numbers

Kusyo at Buyok , Manila Bulletin Online Edition Counting (Cardinal) Numbers Tagalog counting numbers basically follow either the Malay or Spanish root words. It is more common to hear Filipinos (even non-Tagalog speakers) use the Spanish-based counting numbers in telling time (e.g., ala una ng hapon) and occasionally when counting money (e.g., dies mil pesos). Read More…