Greetings and Pleasantries in Tagalog
Hello
Kamusta
Thank you
Salamat
Good Morning
Magandang umaga
Good Afternoon
Magandang hapon
Good Evening
Magandang gabi
Good Night
Magandang gabi
See you later
See you later
Good Bye
Good Bye
What is your name? / My name is Sampaguita
Ano pangalan mo / Ang pangalan ko ay Sampaguita
How are you?
Kumusta ka?
Pronouns in Tagalog
I, We, Our
Ako, Kami, Amin
You
Ikaw
Them
Sila
This, That
This, That
Time and Day in Tagalog
Sunday
Linggo
Monday
Lunes
Tuesday
Martes
Wednesday
Miyerkules
Thursday
Huwebes
Friday
Biyernes
Saturday
Sabado
Morning
Umaga
Afternoon
Hapon
Evening
Gabi
Night
Gabi
Today, Tomorrow, Yesterday
Ngayon, Bukas, Kahapon
This Week, Next Week, Last Week
Ngayong Linggo, Sa Susunod na Linggo, Nakaraang Linggo
This Month, Next Month, Last Month
This Year, Next year, Last year
Ngayong Buwan, Susunod na Buwan, Nakaraang Buwan
Now
Ngayon
Later
Mamaya
Before
Dati
Months in Tagalog
January
Enero
February
Pebrero
March
Marso
April
Abril
May
May
June
Hunyo
July
Hulyo
August
Agosto
September
Setyembre
October
Oktubre
November
Nobyembre
December
Disyembre
Numbers in Tagalog
0
zero
1/2 (Half)
1/2 (Kalahating)
1
Isa
2
Dalawa
3
Tatio
4
Apat
5
Lima
6
Anim
7
Pito
8
Walo
9
Siyam
10, 20, 30, 40, 50
Sampu, Dalawampu, Tatlumpu, Apatnapu, Limampu
60, 70, 80, 90
Animnapu, Pitumpu, Otsenta, Siyamnapu
100, 500, 1000
Isang Daan, Limang Daan, Isang Libo
10000, 100000
Sampung Libo, Isang Daang Libo
One Million (1,000,000)
Isang Milyon
Less
Mas Kaunti
More
Higit pa
Clock Basic in Tagalog
Hour(s)
Oras
Minute(s)
Minuto
Quarter past
Quarter past
Quarter to
Labinlimang minuto bago
Half past
Lumipas ang isang oras
Days
Mga araw
Week
Linggo
Month
Buwan
Year
Taon
Now
Ngayon
When
Kailan
What time is it?
Anong oras na?
One moment please
Sandali lang
Basic Tagalog Phrases for Travellers
Do you speak English?
Nagsasalita ka ba ng Ingles?
I don't speak Tagalog well
Hindi ako marunong magtagalog
I don't understand
Hindi ko maintindihan
Please speak slowly
Mangyaring magsalita nang dahan-dahan
Please say it again
Pakisabi ulit
Where are the restrooms?
Saan ang mga palikuran?
How do I get to …
Paano ako makakarating sa ...
Left
Kaliwa
Right
Tama
Straight ahead
Diretso sa unahan
Can I change money?
Maaari ba akong magpalit ng pera?
How much is this?
Magkano ito?
It's too expensive
Masyadong mahal
Do you have rooms available?
Mayroon ka bang magagamit na mga silid?
I am hungry
Nagugutom ako
Foods in Tagalog
Rice
Curry
Lentil
Pickle
Noodle
Meat
Chicken
Fish
Kanin
Curry
Lentil
Atsara
Pansit
Karne
Manok
Isda
Water
Tea
Coffee
Milk
Wine
Tubig
Tsaa
Kape
Gatas
Alak
Apple
Banana
Mango
Orange
Grapes
Pear
Apple
Saging
Mango
Kahel
Mga ubas
Peras
I want to eat …
Gusto kong kumain …
I want to drink …
Gusto kong uminom …
Where can I find a restaurant?
Saan ako makakahanap ng restaurant?
What food is this?
Anong pagkain ito?
Is it delicious!
Masarap ba!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I download Tagalog language cheat sheet on my computer?


You can download our Tagalog language cheat sheet in PDF format. To do so, click on the link provided in the above download Tagalog language section. The PDF is available in both black & white, ideal for printing, or in a color format for screen view.


Is Tagalog easy to Learn


Compared to other languages such as Chinese, Korean and Arabic, basic Tagalog is fairly easy to learn. According to research, Tagalog is a Category III language which takes a total of 1100 hours to learn. This makes Tagalog more difficult to learn than French, Italian, Dutch or Spanish. This research is based on English speakers.

Is Tagalog similar to Filipino?


While Tagalog and Filipino look similar languages, they are actually not. You can think of the Filipino language as evolving from Tagalog and has a lot of Tagalog roots.

Filipino also uses sound and words from other Philippines languages such as Cebuano? and Kapampangan. In addition, it has also borrowed words and phonics from foreign languages like Spanish, Sanskrit, English, Arabic, Malay and Chinese.


Is Tagalog similar to Spanish?


It is true that Tagalog has borrowed many words from the Spanish since the colonisation of the Philippines by Spain from 1565 to 1898. Research suggests about 33% of the words in Tagalog are of Spanish origin. This doesn't mean they are a similar language.

For starters, The Spanish language has a Latin origin whereas Tagalog is an Austronesian language. Also, the grammar of the Tagalog is different from the Spanish one.