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Philippine Literature

May 21, 2011

Poems – Tula
Poet – Makata

Speech – Talumpati

Proverb – Salawikain

Folktale – Kwentong bayan

Legend – Alamat

Story – Kwento

Riddle Bugtong

Examples of Philippine Riddles:
1. Hindi prinsesa, hindi reyna. Bakit may korona?
English: Not a princess, not a queen. Why she has a crown?
Answer: Kasoy (Cashew)
2. May langit, may lupa, may tubig, walang isda.
English: It has a heaven, it has a land, it has water, but don’t have fish.
Answer: Niyog (Coconut)

EpicEpiko

Epics in the Philippines:
Epic of Ilianon: Agyu
Epic of Ifugao: Alim, Hudhud
Epic of Mindanao: Bantugan, Bidasari, Indarapata at Sulayman
Epic of Maranao: Darangan
Epic of Panay: Humadapnon
Epic of Bicolano: Ibalon
Epic of Bisaya: Labaw Donggon
Epic of Ilokano: Lam-ang
Epic of Bisayas: Maragtas
Epic of Cagayan: Si Bulag at Malana
Epic of Manobo: Tulalang
Epic of Bagobo: Tuwaang
Epic of Kalinga: Ullalim

Maikling Alamat (Short Legend)
Maikling Kwento (Short Story)
Maikling Tula (Short Poems)
Maikling Talumpati (Short Speech)

Intermediate Lessons

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tab 'ako', 'ko', 'sa akin'
tab 'ka' in Tagalog
tab 'kayo', 'ninyo', 'inyo'
tab 'mo' in Tagalog
tab 'rin' and 'din'
tab 'sa akin'
tab 'sa iyo'
tab 'sa kanya'
tab 'siya'

Similarities of Spanish and Tagalog

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