LINGGO NG WIKA: Adobo Chronicles’ List Of Words That Are Difficult To Translate Into Pilipino


MANILA, Philippnes (The Adobo Chroncles, Manila Bureau) – It’s Linggo Ng Wika (National Language Week) and as a public service feature, The Adobo Chronicles has put together a list of difficult English words to translate into Pilipino.

Please share widely with your children, Facebook friends and all others who might benefit from this tutorial.

  • Toothpaste – Colgate
  • Photocopy – Xerox
  • Camera – Kodak
  • Soda – Coke, Pepsi
  • Margarine – Dari Creme
  • Laundry soap – Tide
  • Monsoon – Lunes na ba?
  • (Phone) Charger – Naiwan ko sa bahay
  • Free Press – Libreng plantsa
  • Beer – San Miguel
  • Bun – Pan de sal
  • Leni Robredo – Lugaw
  • Reyna – Bakla
  • Senior Citizen – Bingo!
  • Bus terminal – Itanong kay Leni
  • Ugly – Jover
  • Plantain – Leila De Lima
  • Balut – PNoy

Please feel free to add to this list in the comment section.

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