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Bikol phrasebook

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Bikol is a language spoken by people in the Bicol region on southeastern Luzon in the Philippines. It was highly influenced by the Spanish language.

Pronunciation guide[edit]

Vowels[edit]

Aa - as in 'a' in man[shorter] or as in father[longer] Ee - as in 'e' in egg Ii - as in 'ee' in Eel Oo - as in 'o' in Octopus Uu - as in 'u' true

See? There's no difficulty here... Its as same as English alphabet but Bikol is more on stress accents... Find out also the consonants... ^^

Consonants[edit]

  • Pronounced like English alphabet*

BbDdGgHhKkLlMmNnPpRrSsTtWwYy

Common diphthongs[edit]

Simple ng

Phrase list[edit]

Some phrases in this phrasebook still need to be translated. If you know anything about this language, you can help by plunging forward and translating a phrase.


Basics[edit]

Hello. (Hello)
Hello. (informal
(Nem)
How are you? 
(Anu na pade?)
Fine, thank you. 
. (Ayus man , salamat)
What is your name? 
 ? (Unung pangaran mu?)
My name is ______ . 
______ . (___ang ngaran ku)
Nice to meet you. 
. (Maugmang mangilalan taka)
Please. 
(Dali na)
Thank you. 
(Salama tunun)
You're welcome. 
(Warang unu man)
Yes. 
(Iyo)
No. 
(Dai)
Excuse me. (getting attention
(Tabi!)
Excuse me. (Tabi-Tabi po) 
. ( )
I'm sorry. 
(Pasensia na)
Goodbye 
(Adun na ako)
Goodbye (informal
(Bye)
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[Bikol]. (Dai ku man nasabutan[ ])
Do you speak English? 
(Tataw ka mag-Inglis?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
(May tataw digdi mag-Inglis?)
Help! 
(Tabang)
Look out! 
(Kiteun mu)
Good morning. 
(Marhay na aga)
Good evening. 
. (Marha )
Good night. 
. ()
Good night (to sleep
()
I don't understand. 
()
Where is t

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