O, ayan na! The most beautiful Tagalog words daw sabi ng Buzzfeed.com. Tignan n'yo na! Which one is your favorite? Ako, from this list, "Takipsilim"
BTW, I just taught someone "sulit" an hour ago
Take a look at the list on Buzzfeed's site:
And here are the pronunciations https://youtu.be/f29r1jFm2A8
And then Walton went to the Philippines and shot this amazing video!
Now I want to go there on my next trip!
Bahay Kubo means "Cube House." Americans introduced the term "Nipa Huts" because of the Nipa palm tree leaves used for the roof. Bahay Kubos are the native houses of the Filipinos before the Spaniards arrived. They are still used today in the rural areas.
"Bahay Kubo" is also the name of a famous folksong sung in schools which mentions a bahay kubo surrounded by various vegetables plants. This is usually one of the first songs a Filipino child learns at home before starting school. It goes like this:
"I am a second generation Filipina, and I took this Tagalog class because I wanted to be able to understand and speak to my family, other Filipinos, and future Filipino clients in my career." - Sammie Bautista, San Francisco, California
"I enjoyed the class. It was very helpful and fun. I am interested in the next level." -- Level 1 Student
"Joanna was excellent at bringing me up to speed with basic Tagalog and comfortable enough to try and speak with my parents. I'm looking forward to Level 2!" -- Level 1 Student
"The language lab is a good compliment with the class because you applied what you learn in class." -- Level 1 Student
"You learn fast in the course and it's easy to learn." -- Level 1 Student
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