How are you in the Philippines?
There is no direct translation to Filipino, so people in the Philippines say “hi” or “hello” in English. You can ask “kumusta?” instead which means ” how are you ?” How do you say ” how are you ?” The formal way to say ” how are you ” is: “Kumusta po kayo?” The informal way to say it is: “Kumusta ka?”
How do Filipino greet each other?
When greeting strangers, a soft handshake accompanied with a smile is common among men. Among women, a smile and a hand wave is the usual greeting . Typically, people greet each other by saying, ‘kumusta kayo’ (‘how are you? ‘ in Tagalog ).
Is Filipino difficult to learn?
If you want to converse with people and get by, then no, Tagalog is not hard to learn at all. The language is structured so that you don’t need to learn much in the way of vocabulary or proper grammar to make yourself understood without too much embarassment. The hard part about Tagalog is the verb conjugation.
What is considered rude in the Philippines?
If Filipinos don’t understand a question, they open their mouths. Staring is considered rude and could be misinterpreted as a challenge, but Filipinos may stare or even touch foreigners, especially in areas where foreigners are rarely seen. To Filipinos, standing with your hands on your hips means you are angry.
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What is Filipino etiquette?
Basic Etiquette . Filipinos tend to dress modestly, especially when in public. It is expected that the elderly and those of a higher social status are treated with respect. Given large family sizes and typically small living quarters, Filipinos are generally not demanding of privacy.
How do Filipinos show politeness?
The Filipinos use polite words when they address their elders. They use titles of respect for all elders like Kuya, ate and the like. When they talk to them,. they use the words po and opo.
Does duolingo teach Filipino?
We all know that Duolingo has a lot of languages that you could learn . They have most of the most used languages in the world. However, they do not have a Tagalog course. Tagalog is the language spoken in the Philippines and millions of Filipinos across the world.
Is Filipino a dying language?
Not dying . But a lot of other languages in the Philippines have died off because of Tagalog . Many more languages are in the process of being diluted and outrightly extinguished as Tagalog imposes itself on native Philippine cultures.
Is learning Filipino easy?
Tagalog or Filipino language is very easy to learn because it composes a very large bank of vocabulary from malay, sanskrit, chinese, japanese, spanish, english and arabic. Yes, it is truly an all-in-one language. The official Filipino languages are Tagalog and English (and Spanish, until 30 years ago).