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Word for the Day: Nasam-it

Nasam-it (adj) Nasam-it iti cake dijay Molly's cupcakes. The cake at Molly's Cupcake are sweet. Sweet, English Matamis, Tagalog

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Word for the Day – Dugol

Dugol (noun) - bukol in Tagalog, bump or swelling in English

Ilocano Word for the Day – Napudot

Napudot (adj)– means hot. /na-pu-dot/ with the stress on second syllable.    nagpudot – means very hot Nagpudot ditoy ili.=> It's very hot in the city. => Ang init-init dito sa lungsod. Ilocano => English => Tagalog Napudot => hot=>mainit

Ilocano 101: Superficial Anatomy

Superficial anatomy or surface anatomy is the study of anatomical landmarks that can be readily seen from the contours or the surface of the body. Ilocano 101: Superficial Anatomy is the study of these parts in its Ilocano term.  To complete this list, I have to research for days. Hard, hard task ... I just realized that my Ilocano lexicon is limited. My list is still incomplete. This needs community collaboration. Here is the preliminary list of  external body parts with its Ilocano counterpart,  from top to bottom: Head - ulo Face - rupa Hair - buok Forehead - muging Eyes - mata Eyebrow - kiday Eyelash - kurimatmat Dimple - kallit /Kal-lit/ Ears - lapayag Earlobe - piditpidit Cheeks - pingping Nose - agong Mouth - ngiwat Palate - ngangaw Saliva - katay Lips - bibig Teeth - ngipin /ngii-pun/ Chin - timid Neck - tingnged /ting-nged/ Nape - teltel /Tul-tul/ like in turtle Throat - karabukob Shoulder - abaga Arms - takyag Armpit - kilikili Elbow - siku Hands - ima Wrist - pungwapungwan Palm of the hand - dakulap Fist - danog Fingers- ramay Thumb - tangan Index finger - tammudo /tam-mu-do/ Last finger - kikit Nails - kuko Chest - barukong Ribs - paragpag Breast - susu Nipples - mungaymungay Navel - puseg Abdomen - tiyan Lower Abs - buyong /buy-ong/ Back - bukot Vagina - uki, pepet Clitoris - tilde Penis - buto, billet /bil-let(metaphorical) Pubic hair - ormot Testes - batillog  /ba-til-log/,  ukel-ukel Buttocks - ubet Anus - kirret /kir-ret/, kimmut /kim-mut/ Hips - patong Groin - sillang /sil-lang/ Thigh - luppo /lup-po/ Legs - gurong Calf - bugibugi Knee - tumeng Hock - lakko /lak-ko/ Ankles - lipay-lipay Feet - saka Heel - mukod Sole - dapan Body - bagi Skin - kudil Skin hair - dutdut Beard - barbas Mole - siding Completed with help from Camilenos and some Ilocano Yorks. For further information, below is a 3D rendering of the Human Body by Google. Names are in English. http://bodybrowser.googlelabs.com/body.html#m=0&note=&ui=1&opa=s:1,m:1,sk:1,c:1,o:1,ci:1,l:1,n:1&nav=3.01,44.18,160&sel=p:;h:;s:;c:0;o:0  

Ilocano Word for the Day – Bartek

Bartek (adj)– means drunkard. /bar-tek/ with the stress on second syllable.    (v) - also means to get drunk Bartek (adj) iti ama na.=> His father is a drunkard. => Lasenggo ang tatay nya. Ilocano => English => Tagalog Bartek => drunkard=> lasenggo

Ilocano Word for the Day – Bassit

Bassit (adj)– means small in size or quantity. /bas-sit/ with the stress on second syllable. Bassit iti lubong. => The world is small. => Maliit ang mundo. Ilocano => English => Tagalog Bassit => small/less => maliit/kaunti

Ilocano Word for the Day – Sangaili

Sangaili (n) – means visitor. /sa-nga-i-li/ with the stress on third syllable. Nagapu Europe iti sangaili mi. => Our visitor came from Europe. => Galing ng Europa ang aming panauhin. Ilocano => English => Tagalog Sangaili => visitor => panauhin

Ilocano Word for the Day – Balla

Balla (n) (adj)– means crazy or the crazy one. /bal-la/ with the stress on second syllable. Nagbalin nga balla kakapanunot. => Too much thinking made her crazy. => Naging sira ulo sa kakaisip. Ilocano => English => Tagalog Balla => crazy => luko-luko/siraulo

Counting One to Ten in Ilocano

Have you ever wondered how  it would be  if  Transylvanian Count von Count, or simply The Count of Sesame Street, were Ilocano? AH AH AH AH AH! (Thunder!)
Count counting in Ilocano this time

Count von Count

Picture him counting Ilocano girls (ba-la-sang). Maysa nga balasang! (May-sa is One.) Duwa nga balasang! (Du-wa is two.) Tallo nga balasang! (Tal-lo is three.) Uppat nga balasang! (Up-pat is four.) Lima nga balasang! (Li-ma is five.) Innim nga balasang! (In-nim is six.) Pitu nga balasang! (Pi-tu is seven.) Walo nga balasang! (Wa-lo is eight.) Siam nga balasang! (Syam is nine.) Sangapulo nga balasang! (Sa-nga-pu-lo is ten.) AH AH AH AH AH! (Thunder!)

Ilocano Word for the Day – Nagantil

Nagantil (adj) – means pleasantly playful. /na-gan-til/ with the stress on second syllable. Nagantil launay ni balong ko. =>My boy is very playful . => Napakapilyo ng anak ko. Ilocano => English => Tagalog Nagantil => playful => mapaglaro/pilyo