Tagalog Vocabulary

Tagalog Vocabulary

If you're trying to learn Tagalog Vocabulary which is also called Filipino, check our courses about vocabulary and expressions... to help you with your Tagalog grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Tagalog. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

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Tagalog Vocabulary

Learning the Tagalog Vocabulary is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you practice the subject, the closer you get to mastering the Tagalog language. But first we need to know what the role of Vocabulary is in the structure of the grammar in Tagalog.

Tagalog vocabulary is the set of words you should be familiar with. A vocabulary usually grows and evolves with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Here are some examples:

English VocabularyTagalog Vocabulary
Vocabulary
colorswatawat
blackitim
blueasul
brownkayumanggi
graykulay-abo
greenberde
orangekahel
purplelila
redpula
whiteputi
yellowdilaw

List of Vocabulary in Tagalog

Below is a list of the vocabulary and expressions in Tagalog placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Tagalog vocabulary.

English VocabularyTagalog Vocabulary
sizessukat
bigmalaki
deepmalalim
longmahaba
narrowmakitid
shortmaikli
smallmaliit
tallmatangkad
thickmakapal
thinmanipis
widemalawak
tasteskagustuhan
bittermapait
freshsariwa
saltymaalat
sourmaasim
spicymaanghang
sweetmatamis
qualitieskatangian
badmasama
cleanmalinis
darkmadilim
difficultmahirap
dirtymarumi
drytuyo
easymadali
emptywalang laman
expensivemahal
fastmabilis
foreigndayuhan
fullpuno
goodmabuti
hardmahirap
heavymabigat
inexpensivemura
lightliwanag
locallokal
newbago
noisymaingay
oldluma
powerfulmalakas
quiettahimik
correcttama
slowmabagal
softmalambot
verytunay
weakmahina
wetbasa
wrongmali
youngbata
foodpagkain
almondsmga almendras
breadtinapay
breakfastalmusal
buttermantikilya
candykendi
cheesekeso
chickenmanok
cuminkumin
dessertdessert
dinnerhapunan
fishisda
fruitprutas
ice creamsurbetes
lambtupa
lemonlimon
lunchtanghalian
mealpagkain
meatkarne
ovenoben
pepperpaminta
plantsmga halaman
porkbaboy
saladsalad
saltasin
sandwichsanwits
sausagebatutay
soupsopas
sugarasukal
supperhapunan
turkeypabo
applemansanas
bananasaging
orangesmga dalandan
peachesmga milokoton
peanutmani
pearsmga peras
pineapplepinya
grapesmga ubas
strawberriesstrawberries
vegetablesmga gulay
carrotkarot
cornpapkorn
cucumberpipino
garlicbawang
lettucelitsugas
olivesoliba
onionsmga sibuyas
pepperspeppers
potatoespatatas
pumpkinkalabasa
beanspatani
tomatoesmga kamatis
alligatorbuwaya
alligatorsalligators
bearmadala
bearsbears
birdibon
birdsibon
bulltoro
bullsbulls
catpusa
catscats
cowbaka
cowscows
deerusa
many deermaraming mga usa
dogaso
dogsaso
donkeyasno
donkeysdonkeys
eagleagila
eagleseagles
elephantelepante
elephantselephants
giraffedyirap
giraffesgiraffes
goatkambing
goatsgoats
horsekabayo
horseskabayo
lionleon
lionsLions
monkeyunggoy
monkeysmonkeys
mousemouse
micemice
rabbitkuneho
rabbitsrabbits
snakeahas
snakessnakes
tigertigre
tigerstigers
wolfmalayo sa gutom
wolveswolves
objectsbagay
bathroombanyo
bedkama
bedroomsilid-tulugan
ceilingkisame
chairupuan
clothesmga damit
coatamerikana
cuptasa
deskmesa
dressdamit
floorpalapag
forktinidor
furnituremga kasangkapan sa bahay
glasssalamin
hatsombrero
housebahay
inktinta
jacketdyaket
kitchenkusina
knifekutsilyo
lampilawan
lettersulat
mapmapa
newspaperpahayagan
notebookkuwaderno
pantspantalon
paperpapel
penpluma
pencillapis
pharmacyparmasya
picturelarawan
plateplato
refrigeratorref
restaurantrestawran
roofbubong
roomkuwarto
rugalpombra
scissorsgunting
shampooshampoo
shirtsando
shoessapatos
soapsabon
socksmedyas
spoonkutsara
tablemesa
toiletbanyo
toothbrushsipilyo ng ngipin
toothpastetutpeyst
toweltuwalya
umbrellapayong
underweardamit na panloob
wallpader
walletpitaka
windowbintana
telephonetelepono
thisito
thatna
thesemga ito
thoseiyon
QuestionsTanong
how?kung paano?
what?ano?
who?sino?
why?bakit?
where?kung saan?
different objectsiba't-ibang mga bagay
artsining
bankbangko
beachtabing-dagat
booklibro
by bicyclesa pamamagitan ng bisikleta
by bussa pamamagitan ng bus
by carsa pamamagitan ng kotse
by trainsa pamamagitan ng tren
cafekarinderya
countrybansa
desertdisyerto
dictionarytalahuluganan
earthlupa
flowersbulaklak
footballputbol
forestkagubatan
gamelaro
gardenhardin
geographyheograpya
historykasaysayan
housebahay
islandisla
lakedagat-dagatan
libraryaklatan
mathmatematika
moonbulan
mountainbundok
moviessine
musicmusika
oceankaragatan
officeopisina
on footlakad
playermanlalaro
riverilog
scienceagham
seadagat
skylangit
soccerputbol
starsstars
supermarketsupermarket
swimming poolswimming pool
theaterteatro
treepuno
weatherpanahon
bad weathermasamang panahon
cloudymaulap
coldmalamig
coollumamig
foggymahamog
hotmainit
nice weatherganda ng panahon
pouringpagbuhos
rainulan
rainingMalakas
snowsnow
snowingmay snow
iceyelo
sunnymaaraw
windymahangin
springtagsibol
summertag-init
autumntaglagas
wintertaglamig
peoplemga tao
aunttiyahin
babysanggol
brotherkapatid na lalaki
cousinpinsan
daughteriha
dentistdentista
doctordoktor
fatherama
grandfatherlolo
grandmotherlola
husbandasawa
motherina
nephewpamangking lalaki
niecepamangking babae
nursenars
policemanparak
postmanmagdadala ng sulat
professorpropesor
sonanak
teacherguro
uncletiyuhin
wifeasawa

Vocabulary and expressions have a very important role in Tagalog, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with the Filipino Vocabulary, you might want to check the rest of our Tagalog lessons here: Learn Tagalog. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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