Phrases from Yahoo
Be careful of these
October 30, 2011
Be careful of these:
Bawal / Pinagbabawal – means 'prohibited'
Bawal tumawid dito / Bawal tumawid – means 'illegal crossing'
Bawal pumasok may aso / Walang papasok may aso – never go inside it means there’s a dog inside
Bawal umihi dito – means ‘Do not unrinate here’
Aso lang umiihi dito – means ‘Only dogs urinate here’, which means your not allowed to urinate on that area.
Nakakamatay – means 'deadly'
Bawal manigarilyo – means 'smoking is not allowed', or in English translation ‘No smoking’
Bawal mag-ingay – you need to be silence, or in English translation ‘Silence please’
Bawal tumambay / Walang gagala – means ‘No loitering’
Bawal mag lakad sa damo – means ‘Don’t step in the grass’
Bawal magtapon ng basura – English translation ‘No littering’
Jaywalking – labag sa pagtawid
Stop! – hinto
Silence please – pakiusap tahimik
No howling – walang paungol