30 Uncommon Filipino Words

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30 Uncommon Filipino Words:

30.) Balintok ( larvae of mosquitoes, often called wriggler) common word use is kiti-kiti.

29.) Dagibalniing liboy  (Electromagnetic wave)

28.) Initsigan (thermodynamics)

27.) Danumsigwasan (hydraulics)

26.) Sipnayan (mathematics) the more common term is matematika or matematica which was borrowed from Spanish language.

25.) Haynayan (biology) common term used is biyolohiya

24.) Karumalan (menstrual period) common term used is “regla“.

23.) Panghibayo (amplifier)

22.) Pook-sapot (website) although some local Filipino teacher would write websayt borrowed from English language

21.) Sulatroniko ( email ) more commonly use in Filipino language which was borrowed from the English language.

20.) Yakis ( to sharpen ) common tern is pagtutulis

19.) Pang-ulong hatinig  ( head set)

18.) Panginain (browser)

17.) Pantabay ( charger)

16.) Miktinig ( microphone)

15.)  Kawingan ( hyperlink)

14.) Duyog ( eclipse ) common word use is eklipse borrowed from English language.

13.) Isang Yuta ( hundred thousand) commonly used term is Isang daang libo or daang libo.

12.) Isang Angaw ( one million) common term is isang milyon from Spanish word.

11.) Isang Kati ( ten million) sampung milyon

10.) Isang Bahala ( one hundred million) isang daan milyon

9.) Isang Gatos ( one billion ) common word used is isang bilyon

8.) Sukgisan ( geometry) common word is heometriya

7.) Pahimakas ( last farewell) Common word use is aalis or yayao

6.) Alimusom ( scent) common word “amoy”

5.) Sambat ( fork) common word used is tinidor borrowed from Spanish word tenedor.

4.) Asik-asik ( drizzle) common word used is “ambon” or “tinik-tinik”

3.) Kuribkib (nervous) common word used nerbiyos

2.) Liknayan ( physics) from Likas -Hanayan. The common words use are pisika or físics

1.) Kapnayan ( chemistry) from Sangkap-Hanayan. The common words used are kimiko or kémistri.

Sources,References,Websites,Bibliography:

UP Diksiyonaryong Filipino 2015

Talatinginan :Talasalitaaan; Pilipino-Pilipino tinipon at inilathala nina Bartolome del valle, Melania Jimenez del Valle (Copyright 1969) National Bookstore

Rosario P. Mem Singh et all (2015)Isa -Jecho Publishing Inc.,Diksyunaryong Filipino-Filipino : Talatinginan Talasalitaan. Pages 196, ISBN:978-971-610-096-9

Rafael, Vicente L. (1988) Contracting Colonialism – Translation and Christian Conversion in Tagalog Society under Spanish Rule.

PIA- Philippine Information Agency

Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino

DOST- Department of Science and Technology

Bagong Talasalitaan :Tagalog-English-English-Tagalog :(1994),Merriam Editorial Staff & Luis S. Santos, ISBN : 978-971-3003-25-6

1st Asean Chinese Art Painting and 9th Filipino-Chinese Art Painting Exhibit

Ground Floor , Muelle de Binondo , Binondo , Manila-Philippines

Asia Pacific Art Painters Association Incorporated , Philippine Branch of AC Arts, Philippines Branch of America Art Research Institute in partnership with Federation of  Filipino -Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industries , Inc. opened an art exhibition of different kinds of paintings and artists from Asean countries like Malaysia , Singapore , Thailand  and Philippines and Asian countries like  China, South Korea and ROC ( Taiwan )

Filipino -Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industries , Inc. Building 

The traditional ribbon cutting ceremony was held past 10:00 am on November 20,2016 Sunday at the main lobby of the Federation of Filipino -Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industries . Chinoy Television which is shown on PTV channel 4 every sunday , also covered the event .

artists showed their mastery of Chinese painting

Chinese calligraphy 

Cat fish painting 

The celebration is incomplete without performance of the drum and lyre band.

Here are some of the notable paintings and artists 

Mr.Rafael Cusi paintings

Mr. Rafael Cusi exhibited some Chinese style paintings , nude on sepia, water color and among others . He is also known by his nickname Popoy Cusi and specializes in water color. He is also dubbed as the “Master of Watercolor in the Philippines” and is acclaimed as one of the top artist of the Philippines in his times including other artists who also specializes in watercolor.

Mr. Christ M. Antonio

Mr. Chris M. Antonio is one of the artists from Santa Maria , Bulacan . Most of his art works are exhibited at the Santiago Gallery near the poblacion area.

Gallery : Santiago Gallery -J.P. Rizal Street ,Poblacion , Santa Maria , Bulacan 

Contact : 0915-096-9676 / 0933-228-829

Artists and organizers pose for a souvenir shot after the ceremonies.

Invited guests , participants , artists and media enjoyed a sumptuous Chinese-lauriat style luncheon .

The exhibit is open to the public from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm until November 24, 2016 Thursday with possible extension .

Note: All photos are exclusive from the author , who was invited to the art exhibit by the organizers .

 

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