Culture

LUMON & OTHER WORDS FROM MY ISLAND

MINDORO COMMON IN ENGLISH
⦁ Andini Narito / Andito It’s here
⦁ Ari Ito This
⦁ Babag Nag-away Quarrel
⦁ Baga Talaga Surely/ Is that so?
⦁ Balanoy Sweet basil
⦁ Balatong Munggo Monggo beans
⦁ Balinghoy Kamoteng Kahoy Cassava
⦁ Bangalan Lakatan Lacatan
⦁ Bangi Ihaw Grill
⦁ Baroy Cherrystone clams
⦁ Baya Naman Really
⦁ Bayai Hayaan/ Bayaan Let it be
⦁ Bualaw Binatog Boiled grains of corn
⦁ Bunggan Dulong Silver fish
⦁ Dila-dila Palitaw Sticky rice dumpling
⦁ Dini Dito Here
⦁ Dumpilas Tamban Herring
⦁ Gamas Magbunot ng damo Pull weeds
⦁ Gaway Kulam Witchcraft
⦁ Hawot Tuyo Dried fish
⦁ Hayai Hayaan Let it be/ Leave it alone
⦁ Hiso Magsepilyo Brush teeth
⦁ Hiwas Bilong-bilong Moonfish
⦁ Ih Eh
⦁ Kabugbog Wild berries
⦁ Kadais Katabi Beside/ Adjacent
⦁ Kahanggan Kapitbahay Neighbor
⦁ Kalamismis Sigarilyas Winged beans
⦁ Kalamunding Kalamansi Lemon
⦁ Kalamyas Kamyas Ginger lily
⦁ Kangga Kariton Carabao sled/cart
⦁ Kawil Pamingwit Fish hook
⦁ Kawing Pamingwit Fish hook/ Link
⦁ Laang Lamang Only
⦁ Labog-labog Dikya Jelly fish
⦁ Lalaugan Lalamunan Throat
⦁ Laog Gala Wanderer
⦁ Lukan Fresh sea scallops
⦁ Lukban Suha Pomelo
⦁ Lumon Hinog Fully ripe
⦁ Mabanas Maalinsangan Humid heat
⦁ Mabusong Suffer for wasting food
⦁ Makambong Fluffy
⦁ Mahalang Maanghang Spicy
⦁ Mala-mala Basa-basa Damp
⦁ Manamsi Tamban Sardine fish
⦁ Mandin Tunay Actually/ Indeed
⦁ Mapalot Mapanghi Foul-smelling
⦁ Mura Buko Young coconut
⦁ Nailay Hindi hiyang Allergic
⦁ Ngani Talaga Truly
⦁ Ngibit Ngiwi Scowl/ Grimace
⦁ Paho Paho Paho fruit
⦁ Paig Parched, dry, stale
⦁ Parini Parito Come here (Halika)
⦁ Pasibol Toge Monggo bean sprouts
⦁ Pilipit Twisted sticky rice
⦁ Pinais Sinaing na isda Simmered
⦁ Pinawin Isilong ang sinampay Gather laundry
⦁ Pinikpik Cassava pancake
⦁ Pinindot Ginataan Sweet rice dumplings
⦁ Pulang-buntot Red tail fish
⦁ Sagimis Turon Banana lumpia
⦁ Sagmaw Kaning baboy Hog wash
⦁ Sawing Salakot Native hat
⦁ Sinokmani Biko Sweet rice cake
⦁ Sinturis Dalanghita Orange
⦁ Sinulbot Banana cue
⦁ Solo Latundan Silk banana
⦁ Swikos Bakya Wooden sandals
⦁ Tabayag Upo Gourd
⦁ Tagbak Tagbak fruit
⦁ Tanggoy Salakot Native hat
⦁ Tatus Coconut crab
⦁ Tomotomo Ground rice cake
⦁ Tubo (niyog) Coconut apple
⦁ Tutong Ginataang munggo Monggo rice porridge
⦁ Tuun-tuon Salted fish on sticks
⦁ Uloy Marang Marang fruit
⦁ Umay Suya Grew tired of eating
⦁ Uyo Coconut spathe
⦁ Yambo Rose apple/ Pommerac

 


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