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Laura
Hello! What is the English translation for "oh pota naman"? Thanks!
Feb 6, 2014 8:21 PM
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It's a distorted version of "O puta naman." "Puta" is a Spanish loanword which means bitch or whore. "Naman" is a Tagalog enclitic particle that is used to show contrasts, softens requests, and emphasise things. It doesn't have direct English translation. In this case, "naman" emphasised "puta" so "O puta naman" is just another way of saying "Oh bitch!"
February 7, 2014
Laura
Language Skills
English, Filipino (Tagalog), Japanese
Learning Language
Filipino (Tagalog), Japanese