Sunday, July 2, 2017

Fruits of the Philippines

To all foreigners who want to know the different fruits of the Philippines in the Filipino language, here they are:

Mango = mangga (mang-ga)

Banana = saging (sa-ging)

Black palm = duhat (du-hat)

Monkeypod = kamatsile (ka-ma-tsi-le)

Spanish plum = sinigwelas (si-nig-we-las)

Cashew = kasoy (ka-soy)

Chinese-laurel, Herbert River-cherry, Queensland-cherry, salamander-tree, wild-cherry, currant tree = bignay (big-nay)

Star apple = kaimito /kaymito (ka-i-mi-to) (kay-mi-to)

Star fruit = balimbing (ba-lim-bing)

Sugar-apple, Sweetsop, Custard apple = anonas (a-no-nas)

Sugar-apple, sweetsop, custard apple = atis (a-tis)

Muntingia = aratiles (a-ra-ti-les)

Gooseberry = garamay/karamay (ga-ra-may/ ka-ra-may)

Sapodilla = chico/tsiko (chi-ko/tsi-ko)

Wax apple, Java apple, water apple = makopa (ma-ko-pa)

Guava = bayabas (ba-ya-bas)

Soursop = guyabano (gu-ya-ba-no)

Lanzones = lansones (lan-so-nes)










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