Terminology

Terminology:

Pugay (poo-guy) – bow

Customary to bow when starting and ending class or greeting another student or instructor

Kumusta (coo-moo-staw) - hello

Salamat po – Thank you (formal)

Maraming Salamat Po – Thank you very much (formal)

Paalam (Pa-a-lam) – Good bye

Kuya (coo-ya) – older brother

Kapatid (cop-a-tid) – younger brother

Manong – (Muh-nong) – elder

Upak/Hataw - hit

Suntok – punch

Sipa – kick

 

1. Isa – one                                        11. Labing-isa - eleven

2. Dalawa – two                                  12. Labindalawa - twelve

3. Tatlo – three                                   13. Labintatlo - thirteen

4. Apat – four                                     14. Labing-apat - fourteen

5. Lima – five                                      15. Labinlima - fifteen

6. Anim – six                                       16. Labing-anim - sixteen

7. Pito – seven                                     17. Labim-pito - seventeen

8. Walo – eight                                    18. Labing-walo - eighteen

9. Siyam – nine                                    19. Labin-siyam – nineteen

10. Sampu – ten                                   20. Dalawampu – twenty