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‘Matalinhaga’ Meaning

May 11, 2012

 

‘Matalinhaga’ is the Filipinos ‘figure of speech’ or means ‘idiomatic’.

You can use either ‘malinhaga or matalinghaga’.

Adjective: matalinghaga – fabulous
Noun: talinghaga – metaphor
Noun: talinghaga – parable

matalinhagang salita – metaphor
matalinhagang tula – idiomatic poem
matalinhagang pagpapahayag / matalinhagang pahayag – idiomatic expression

 

Examples:

  • Napakatalinghaga mo. – You are so fabulous.
  • Hindi ka matalingha. – You are not fabulous.

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