Learn Kapampangan

Featured Image: Kapampangan written in Kulitan script (source: Wikipedia)

Here are common words or sentences you might want to know:

COMMON GREETINGS

  • Good morning – Mayap a abac
  • Good afternoon – Mayap a gatpanapun
  • Good evening – Mayap a bengi
  • How are you – Comusta ca?
  • Thank you – Salamat

COMMON PHRASES

  • How much is this? – Magkanu ini?
  • Let’s eat – Mangan ta na
  • Let’s go – Tara na
  • How to go to  – Macananu munta queng
  • I will buy this/that – Saliwan que ini /ta
  • How old are you – Pilan na ca banua
  • Take care – Mimingat
  • Go here – Mekeni
  • Yes – Wa
  • No – Ali
  • Stop – Tucnang
  • Faster – Lagua

COUNT

  • One – Metung
  • Two  – Addua
  • Three – Atlu
  • Four – Apat
  • Five – Lima
  • Six – Anam
  • Seven – Pitu
  • Eight – Walu
  • Nine – Siyam
  • Ten – Apulu

DESCRIBE

  • Delicious – Manyaman
  • Ugly – Matsura
  • Cold – Marimla
  • Hot – Mapali
  • Small – Malati
  • Big – Madagul
  • Short – Macuyad
  • Long – Macaba
  • High – Matas
  • Low – Mababa
  • Sultry/Humid – Malisangan
  • Aromatic – Mabanglu
  • Stinking – Mabuluc
  • Far – Malawut
  • Near – Malapit
  • It is high – Matas iya
  • You are beautiful/handsome – Malagu ca (female), Masanting ca (male)
  • Far – Malawut
  • Near – Malapit
  • Direction to the fields – Paralayunan

RELATIONSHIP

  • Mother – Ima
  • Father – Tatang
  • Parent – Pengari
  • Sibling – Capatad
  • Grandfather – Ingcong
  • Grandmother – Apu
  • Aunt – Dara
  • Uncle – Bapa
  • Cousin – Pisan
  • First Cousin – Pisan alang pilatan

PLANTS/ANIMALS/THINGS

  • Plant – tanaman
  • Flower – Sampaga
  • Tree – Punu
  • Animal – Ayup
  • Mouse – Dagis
  • Dog – Asu
  • Cat – Pusa
  • Pig – Babi
  • Chair – Luclucan
  • Door – Pasbul
  • House – Bale
  • Window – Awang
  • Water – Danum

PLACE

  • Healing – Capaldanan
  • Town – Balen
  • Place – Lugal

 

TIME/DATE

  • Year – Banwa
  • Month – Bulan
  • Day – Aldo
  • Hour – Oras
  • Minute – Minutu

BODY PARTS

  • Head – Buntuc
  • Eyes – Mata
  • Ears – Balugbug
  • Nose – Arung
  • Face – Lupa
  • Neck – Batal
  • Nape – Tundun
  • Mouth – Asbuc
  • Teeth – Ipan
  • Tongue – Dila
  • Hands – Gamat
  • Finger – Taliri
  • Finger Nails – Cucu
  • Elbow -Sicu
  • Feet – Bitis
  • Upper Stomach – Dungus
  • Lower Stomach – Atiyan
  • Chest – Salu
  • Shoulder – Pagu
  • Hips – Papaluan
  • Buttocks – Buldit
  • Knee – Tud