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Tagalog 501-550 (1000 Most Common Words)

The following set of flashcards rank the most common words used in Tagalog/Filipino based on a UCLA corpus of Tag/Fil texts (Zuraw 2006). Excludes English terms adopted into Filipino. Conjugated verb forms have been grouped together (e.g. magsalita, nagsalita, salita) but paired only with the English infinitive (e.g. to speak) translation. Due to the volume of corpus, this is not an error-free set. Some words may be repeated, and there may be some mistakes. However, to the best of the creator's…
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hinggil
about, regarding, concerning
nandito
here
aklat
book
dakila
great, magnificent, memorable
anghel
angel
kalooban
will
isipan
thought
karanasan
experience
tahanan
home
Amerika
America
boses
voice
baklá
gay
militar
military
relasyon
relationship
tipo
type
roman
Roman
kotse
car
paligid
peripheral, surroundings
laki
size
laro
game
hawak
possession
líwanag
light
programa
program
kesa
relative to
roon
there
uy
(intj) an expression of admiration, corresponding to the English expressions, 'say!' or 'wow!'
bunga
fruit, result, consequence
nakilala
identified, recognized
iwan, iniwan
Leave, left
kaalaman
knowledge, wisdom, information
laguna
lagoon
alas
at ___ o'clock
samahan
organization, association
taas
height, altitude
sumama
deteriorate, become ill
awit
song, chant
pagitan
interval
halip
instead of, rather than
tanggapin
accept
paaralan
school
init
heat
sabado
Saturday
nakakatawa
funny, humorous
handa
ready
pangako
engagement, commitment
malinaw
clear, explicit, obvious
sigurado
sure
matanda
old, elderly
kasabay
in conjunction
banda
band