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Conversational Ilonggo: Greetings

Posted on: February 7, 2018

Here are how some of the words as they are pronounced.

(Click here for pronunciation guide.)

Hello:  he-LO or ka-MUS-ta*

Anybody home:  tag-ba-LAY**

Good morning/day:  ma-A-yong A-ga

Good noon:  ma-A-yong UG-to

Good afternoon:  ma-A-yong HA-pon

Good evening/night:  ma-A-yong GAB-i

Goodbye:  ma-A-yo nga pag-la-KAT


*kamusta – how are you?

**tagbalay – any member of the household


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