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For learners of tagalog language ^^^_^^^

Tagalog speakers in the Philippines have many ways of greeting other people. It is common also to hear them say "Hi" or "Hello" as a form of greeting, especially among close friends. There are no Tagalog translation for these English greetings because they are basically borrowed terms, and any English-speaking person will be readily understood by Filipinos in general .Below are a few Tagalog greetings that are importart to learn if you want to endear yourself to Filipinos.


WORD - Good morning.
*Magandang umaga po. (formal/polite)
*Magandang umaga. (informal)

WORD - Good noon.
*Magandang tanghali po. (formal/polite)
*Magandang tanghali. (informal)

WORD - Good afternoon.
*Magandang hapon po. (formal/polite)
*Magandang hapon. (informal)

WORD - Good evening
*Magandang gabi po. (formal/polite)
*Magandang gabi. (informal)

WORD - How are you?
*Kumusta po kayo? (formal/polite)
*Kumusta ka? (informal)

WORD -I'm fine.( use to answer the question How are you?)
*Mabuti po naman. (formal/polite)
*Mabuti naman. (informal)

WORD - Please, come in.
*Tuloy po kayo. (formal/polite)
*Tuloy. (informal)

WORD - Thank you.
*Salamat po. (formal/polite)
*Salamat. (informal)

WORD - Thank you very much.
*Maraming salamat po. (formal/polite)
*Maraming salamat. (informal)

WORD - You are welcome.(use to answer Thank you very much)
*Wala pong anuman. (formal/polite)
*Walang anuman. (informal)

WORD - Yes.
*Opo/oho. (formal/polite)
*Oo (informal)

WORD - No.
Hindi po/ho (formal/polite)
Hindi. (informal)

WORD - I don't know.
*Hindi ko po/ho alam. (formal/polite)
*Hindi ko alam. (informal)

WORD - Where are you going?
*Saan po kayo papunta? (formal/polite)
*Saan ka papunta? (informal)

WORD - Where did you come from?
*Saan po kayo galing? (formal/polite)
*Saan ka galing? (informal)

WORD - What is your name?
*Ano po ang pangalan nila? (formal/polite)
*Anong pangalan mo? (informal)

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    For learners of tagalog language ^^^_^^^

    Tagalog speakers in the Philippines have many ways of greeting other people. It is common also to hear them say "Hi" or "Hello" as a form of greeting, especially among close friends. There are no Tagalog translation for these English greetings because they are basically borrowed terms, and any English-speaking person will be readily understood by Filipinos in general .Below are a few Tagalog greetings that are importart to learn if you want to endear yourself to Filipinos. We use PO for as polite expressions/greatings ". If you visit in Philippines maybe you will be confused  on native languages cause we have hundreds of them,it will based on the place you are going to, example of native language in Philippines are Bisaya, Cebuano,  Ilokano, Hiligaynon, Waray-Waray, Kapampangan and etc. Tagalog indeed is useful because everyone in our country understands TAGALOG. 


    WORD - Good morning.
    *Magandang umaga po. (formal/polite)
    *Magandang umaga. (informal)

    WORD - Good noon.
    *Magandang tanghali po. (formal/polite)
    *Magandang tanghali. (informal)

    WORD - Good afternoon.
    *Magandang hapon po. (formal/polite)
    *Magandang hapon. (informal)

    WORD - Good evening
    *Magandang gabi po. (formal/polite)
    *Magandang gabi. (informal)

    WORD - How are you?
    *Kumusta po kayo? (formal/polite)
    *Kumusta ka? (informal)

    WORD -I'm fine.( use to answer the question How are you?)
    *Mabuti po naman. (formal/polite)
    *Mabuti naman. (informal)

    WORD - Please, come in.
    *Tuloy po kayo. (formal/polite)
    *Tuloy. (informal)

    WORD - Thank you.
    *Salamat po. (formal/polite)
    *Salamat. (informal)

    WORD - Thank you very much.
    *Maraming salamat po. (formal/polite)
    *Maraming salamat. (informal)

    WORD - You are welcome.(use to answer Thank you very much)
    *Wala pong anuman. (formal/polite)
    *Walang anuman. (informal)

    WORD - Yes.
    *Opo/oho. (formal/polite)
    *Oo (informal)

    WORD - No.
    *Hindi po/ho (formal/polite)
    *Hindi. (informal)

    WORD - I don't know.
    *Hindi ko po/ho alam. (formal/polite)
    *Hindi ko alam. (informal)

    WORD - Where are you going?
    *Saan po kayo papunta? (formal/polite)
    *Saan ka papunta? (informal)

    WORD - Where did you come from?
    *Saan po kayo galing? (formal/polite)
    *Saan ka galing? (informal)

    WORD - What is your name?
    *Ano po ang pangalan nila? (formal/polite)
    *Anong pangalan mo? (informal)

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