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Learn these Tagalog words and phrases related to the head.

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Full Notes: Episode 46 Show Notes (PDF)

Head – Ulo
my head – ang ulo ko

My head hurts. – Masakit ang ulo ko.
painful – masakit

I’m angry. – Mainit ang ulo ko.
(Literally, my head is hot.)

hot – mainit

I’ve calmed down. – Malamig na ang ulo ko.
(Literally, my head has become cold.)

cold – malamig
cold now – malamig na

to make cold – palamigin

Wait for me to calm down. – Palamigin mo muna ang ulo ko.
in the meantime – muna
(Allow my head to cool down first.)

to fool someone – bilugin ang ulo
(Literally, to make someone’s head round)

is making someone’s head round, or
is fooling someone – binibilog ang ulo niya

his / her – niya
his head / her head – ang ulo niya

You are being fooled. – Binibilog ang ulo mo.
your head – ang ulo mo

He/She is fooling you. – Binibilog niya ang ulo mo.

Do not fool me. – Huwag mong bilugin ang ulo ko.
don’t – huwag
(you) – mong

You are fooling me. – Binibilog mo ang ulo ko.
(are making round – binibilog)

You’re only fooling me. – Binibilog mo lang ang ulo ko.
only – lang

Variation: Binibilog mo lang ang ulo ko, eh.

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Learn these Tagalog words and phrases related to the different parts of the body.

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Head – Ulo
Hair – Buhok
Forehead – Noo
Ear – Tenga
Eyebrow – Kilay
Eye – Mata
Eyelash – Pilik-mata
Nose – Ilong
Cheek – Pisngi
Lip – Labi
Mouth – Bibig / Bunganga (less refined; informal)
Tooth – Ngipin
Tongue – Dila
Chin – Baba
Throat – Lalamunan
Neck – Leeg
Shoulder – Balikat
Back – Likod
Arm – Braso
Elbow – Siko
Hand – Kamay
Palm – Palad
Finger – Daliri
Wrist – Galang-galangan
Chest – Dibdib
Stomach – Tiyan
Navel / Bellybutton – Pusod
Waist – Baywang
Hip – Balakang
Lap – Kandungan
Thigh – Hita
Leg – Binti
Knee – Tuhod
Foot – Paa
Sole (of the foot) – Talampakan
Heel – Sakong

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Learn these Tagalog words and phrases related basketball.

[Summary] Steve from Australia asks about Tagalog terms related to basketball. According to Wikipedia, basketball was brought to the Philippines by the YMCA of the United States way back in 1900. No wonder there are no Tagalog phrases for the different terms in basketball. What we have instead, is… [continued in the PDF Show Notes...]

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