How to Say Season, Months and Days in Tagalog

Days in Tagalog

A sprinkle of history. The Philippines was conquered by the Spaniards for more than 300 years and it resulted to a great deal of borrowed words. For instance, days in Tagalog are almost the same in Spanish except for some spellings.

Days in Tagalog

TagalogEnglish
LunesMonday
MartesTuesday
MiyerkulesWednesday
HuwebesThursday
BiyernesFriday
SabadoSaturday
LinggoSunday

Months In Tagalog

TagalogEnglish
BuwanMonth
EneroJanuary
PebreroFebruary
MarsoMarch
AbrilApril
MayoMay
HunyoJune
HulyoJuly
AgostoAugust
SetyembreSeptember
OktubreOctober
NobyembreNovember
DisyembreDecember

Seasons in Tagalog

TagalogAnalysis of WordsEnglish
Tag-initSeason - HotHot Season
Tag-arawSeason - SunSunny Season
TaglamigSeason - ColdCold Season
Tag-ulanSeason - RainRainy Season
TagsibolSeason - SproutLeave-sprouting Season
TaglagasSeason - FallFall Season

Note: "Tag" indicates season. Root words added with "tag" uses dash "-" if it starts with a vowel.

More on Borrowed Words

  1. E at the beginning of borrowed words becomes i.
  2. O at the beginning of borrowed words becomes u and at the end becomes w.
  3. R at the beginning of a syllable becomes d and at the end becomes l.
Borrowed WordTagalogEnglish
VentanaBintanaWindow
CebollasSibuyasOnion
SeguroSiguroPerhaps
ServirSilbiServe
VolcanBulkanVolcano
PoliciaPulisPolice
CasarKasalMarriage
JugarSugalgambling

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