Mga Salitang Katutubo

These are words used in Pagsanjan and neigboring towns in Laguna.
Certain words may have different meanings in other towns or regions

in the Philippines. No claim is made as to originality or indigenousnes.

Word

Meaning

adyo akyat, panhik
ahot dried fish
ampiyas rain droplets coming through
amos dumi sa mukha
anos thin bamboo
atang atang scorpion
ayap sitaw
bahaw natirang kanin, kaning lamig
bahugan lalagyan ng kaning baboy (lino)
bakule maliit na dalag
balakbak specie of tree found in swampy areas
balastiga tamad
balatong mongo beans
balaw-balaw tinadtad na yapyap na niluto sa gata
bales ilness due to contact with strangers
balikuko baluktot
balugbog likod
balulang basket made of wooven pandan leaves
bambang kanal
bami native dish made of pasta
banas uncomfortably hot or naiinis
bangyasan a tree commonly used as boundary fence
banlat kulungan ng baboy or cargo area ng LTB
banlik very fine sand
barek inom ng alak
basyo walang laman or ammunition casing
bayag kambing a kind of shrub found in the forest
bayate fruit of a tree or shrub that is toxic to fish
benuwa fried camote with caramel
biwas bingwit
bolbet a game played with pressed milk cans and stone
bunganga bibig
bungisngis palatawa
ditso to take down as in judo
duak clear out obstructions in the throat
dukal shallow digging as in a sandy area
dulos a bolo like instrument used in gardening
gara beauty 
gasgas scratch, galos
gire  a fighting stance
gumaan a coconut stage between buko and niyog
guyam langgam
hinawan a water container used to wet/wash hands before eating
ikana ikabit or to set as in kulambo
kababag kaaway
kabag local bat
kabling a shrub with a pleasant scent - organic bounty or downey
kaing-buwan under developed coconut meat
kalamayhate matamis na bao, coconut jam
kalamyas kamyas
kaligkig shiver with cold
kampit cleaver like sharp instrument
kandirit a trot like running movement
kapote rain coat
katalbo shrub found in the forest
katre bed
kawad wire
kayakas dried leaves of coconut trees
kiskis to rub, posporo
kokwa ampalaya
kuhit kalabit
kulambo mosquito net
kulig biik, piglet
kulilis cicada
kumon toilet
kumpitis sweetened fried corn kernels
kwitib ant
labig tulong na walang bayad as in bayanihan
laib darang sa apoy
labit bitbit, to carry
lalaugan throat, lalamunan
lamon to eat voraciously, malaking kain
lara bell pepper
lero-lero tiny ants
lino kaning baboy mainly food scraps
lukban suha
luwas punta sa maynila or sa kabayanan
malmado severely injured
maluto baon na binalot sa dahon ng saging
minukmok nilagang saging or kamoteng kahoy with bukayo
namumualam punong puno ang bibig
newan honey bee
paho tiny mango like fruit
pandaw to visit, tignan paminsan-minsan
pang-iwang anything used to wipe one's behind
panguskos item used for scrubbing
pantat maliit na hito
pantiyon sementeryo
paos hoarse voice, malat
pilantod pilay
pingke knock kneed
pisngot pango, mababa ang ilong
repinado asukal
sakli bali
salab ihaw
salasad sapa, stream
saltik hit lightly
sampiga sampal
sanaw puddle, left over water spot after a rain
sangkutsa cook lightly, sautee
sapal kinayod na niyog na wala nang gata
sinsilyo barya
sintunes kalamansi
susong dalaga an edible fruit of a wild vine
tabliya chocolate roll
tag-is hasa, to sharpen lightly
taklob takip
talang mabolo
talapid patid, to trip
tangkab salpok ang baba (chin)
tapasan instrument used to husk coconut
taptapan saucer made of halved coconut shell
tigite small kanduli
tihiwi coagulated pork or beef blood
tikbo surface for air as in fish in water
tikiw a sharp grasslike like weed in swampy area
titing kugon a sharp root of the cogon grass
totong ginataang sinangag na mungo with malagkit
tubayan fruit of a vine found in backyards
tulyapis underdeveloped unhusk rice
tungaw a tiny bug that burrows in the skin
uka hallow
uway rattan
yano kainaman
yapyap maliliit na hipon
yasyas to remove the leaves or unwanted parts

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