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Sawikain (Idioms)
06-11-2006, 05:12 PM
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Sawikain (Idioms)

Ang Tagalog ay mayaman sa mga sawikain. Ang sawikain ay mga salita o pagpapahayag na karaniwang ginagamit sa araw-araw. 


Ang mga pagpapahayag na mga ito ay nagbibigay, hindi ng tiyakang kahulugan ng bawat salita, kundi ng ibang kahulugan.
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06-11-2006, 05:13 PM
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agaw-buhay
-- naghihingalo


between life and death (literal=life about to be snatched away)
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06-11-2006, 05:14 PM
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anak-pawis -- magsasaka


manggagawa farmer; laborer; blue-collar worker
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06-11-2006, 05:15 PM
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anak-dalita -- mahirap


poor
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06-11-2006, 05:16 PM
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alilang-kanin -- utusang walang sweldo, pagkain lang


house-help with no income, provided with food and shelter 
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06-11-2006, 10:46 PM
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Re: Sawikain (Idioms)
hampaslupa - mahirap pa sa daga




talipandas - pokpok
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06-13-2006, 02:33 PM
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balitang kutsero -- hindi totoong balita


rumor, gossip, false story
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06-13-2006, 02:34 PM
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balik-harap -- mabuti sa harapan, taksil sa likuran


double-faced person, one who betrays trust
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06-13-2006, 02:35 PM
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bantay-salakay -- taong nagbabait-baitan


a person who pretends to be good, opportunist
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06-13-2006, 02:35 PM
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bungang-araw -- sakit sa balat


prickly heat (literal=fruit of the sun)
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