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Filipino Idioms

May 16, 2011

Filipino Idioms (Sawikain ng Pilipino)

In a state of dying ‘Agaw buhay’
Poor people 'Anak dalita'
Workers or laborers ‘Anak pawis’
A person who has a sensitive skin ‘Alilang kanin’
Starving ‘Mahapdi ang bitoka’
A rich person ‘Makapal ang bulsa’
Don’t have money, poor ‘Butas ang bulsa’
Know how to handle his money in a right way ‘Sukat ang bulsa’
A person who works hard to earn more money ‘Nagbabanat ng buto’
Crowded ‘Di mahulugang karayom’
Wedding ‘Pag-iisang dibdib’
Husband or wife, girlfriend or boyfriend, who owns the half of your heart ‘Kabiyak ng dibdib
Wishing that it will come true ‘Magdilang anghel’
A bad person or an evil ‘Maitim ang dugo’
Poor, who don’t have any goes on his life ‘Hampas lupa’
To remember forever ‘Itaga sa bato’
Lack of understanding, slow learner ‘Makitid ang utak’
Smart, fast learner ‘Malawak ang utak’ ‘Matalas ang ulo’ ‘Matalas ang utak’
Arrogant ‘Mahangin ang ulo’
A person who’s in a good mood ‘malamig ang ulo’
Bad mood ‘Mainit ang ulo’
Stubborn ‘Matigas ang ulo’
Brave ‘Malakas ang loob’
Coward ‘Mahina ang loob’
Compassionate ‘Mababa ang loob’
The father of the family ‘Haligi ng tahanan’
Pure heart ‘Bukal sa loob’
A wedding ‘Mahabang dulang’
Spoiled brat ‘Mahaba ang buntot’
Person with a good future ‘Magandang hinaharap’
Evil or bad person ‘Maitim ang budhi’
Lazy ‘Matigas ang katawan’
Emotional ‘Mababaw ang luha’
Quiet ‘Panis ang laway’
Twilight ‘Pagkagat ng dilim’ ‘Takip silim’
Honeymoon ‘Pulot-gata’
Not contented with one place ‘Makati ang paa’
Unlucky ‘Samaing palad’
Can heard easily ‘Matalas ang tenga’
Dept of gratitude ‘Utang na loob’

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