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Filippino Words and expressions


 

It's always nice to know some few local words and frases, so you can be polite and give respect to people that giving you their best

service and assistance.  We have made a list of the most used frases.


Translated by: Rezty A. Zuniga and Øystein Elder Nilsen


Filippino words and expressions



English


Norsk (Norwegian)




Magandang Umaga

Good Morning

God morgen

Magandang Tanghali

Good Afternoon

God ettermiddag

Magandang Gabi

Good Evening

God kveld

Kumusta

Hello/Hi

Hallo/Hei

Oo

Yes

Ja

Hindi

No

Nei

Hindi Po Salamat

No thank you

Nei takk

Magkano po ito?

How much is this?

Hvor mye koster dette?

Mahal, tawad

Too expensive, i need discount

For dyrt, jeg må få rabatt

Saan po ang........................? (*1)

Where is the........................?

Hvor finner jeg.................?

Pasensya Po

Sorry

Beklager

Nawawala po ako

Im lost

Jeg har gått meg vill

Pahingi ng direksyon?

May I ask for directions?

Kan jeg få spørre om veien?

Isa pa po'ng [Coke] (*2)

One more [Coke]

Kan jeg få en [Cola]

Paalam

Goodbye/see you

Adjø/ser deg senere

Mabuhay

Have a long life (use as welcome)

Lenge leve (brukes som velkommen)

Balut

Boileg egg with chick inside

Kokt egg med andekylling

Pahingi ng...................? (*2)

May I have......................?

Kan jeg få.......................?

















(*1) English: In Filippino language (Tagalog) there is many English word's, like market, airport, pharmacia,

doctor, etc. that we put into that sentence.

(*1) Norsk: I det Filippinske språk finner vi mange Engelske låneord, som market, airport, pharmacia,

doctor etc. som vi da bruker i disse sammenhengene.

(*2) English: Here we use the actual product we want to request.

(*2) Norsk: Her bruker vi det aktuelle produktet som vi ønsker å be om.