Below are the words of our Tagalog Gay Dictionary that we will expand in new editions. If you know any more, please, contact us. But first some information about the language and the country. Tagalog is a language of the Austronesian family, an official in The Philippines, with about ninety million speakers worldwide. The Philippines is one of the countries that more accept sexual diversity, probably because in pre-colonial times, the society and its culture accepted homosexual behavior and transgender people, and despite homosexuality was illegal in the past, never was persecute.
Just like humans, our language also has its own evolutionary process. Although there is a thing we call standard usage , there are certain group of people who create language variations to be used within their exclusive circle. Some of these words eventually make it to the mainstream, and people start using them as part of their daily vocabulary. Pinoy slang is also formed by giving new meaning to already existing Filipino words. The list of Pinoy slang words is almost endless, but have you ever wondered how some of these words were coined? Here are some of the most popular Filipino slang words and their surprisingly badass origins:.
Our world and way of life are indeed changing drastically. In this world of smart phones, tablets, Internet, mobile apps, social media and other digital wonders, everyone should keep up with the conversation. The following are some of the most usual Internet slang terms used in the Philippines:.
We use slang in English all the time. Like English, Filipino slang is an ever-growing expansive list. Influenced by English and Spanish, learn 20 Filipino slang words and phrases that will have you fitting in with locals both online and in person. Anak ng might also be used with tokwa meaning tofu or tinap meaning smoked fish.