Salawikain

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  • Ang isip ay parang itak, Sa hasa tumatalas.

(The mind is like a knife, it is honed by sharpening.)

  • Kuwarta na, naging bato pa.

(It was already money, but it became a stone.)

  • Bibig na natatakpan, hindi papasukin ng langaw.

(A mouth that is covered will not be entered by flies.)

  • Kung anong bukang bibig ay siyang nilalaman ng dibdib.

(What is constantly talked about is what’s inside the heart.)

  • Mabuti pa ang kubo, na nakatira ay tao kaysa mansiyon na nakatira ay kuwago.

(A nipa hut where a person lives is better than an mansion lived in by an owl.)

  • Aanhin pa ang damo, kung patay na ang kabayo.

(What use is the grass if the horse is dead.)

  • Ang matapat na kaibigan, tunay na maaasahan.

(You will know a true friend in time of need.)

  • Ubos-ubos biyaya, pagkatapos nakatunganga.

(Spend lavishly and you end up with nothing.)

  • Ang lalagyang walang laman ay maingay.

(An empty container makes a lot of noise.)

  • Ang mabigat ay gumagaan, kung pinagtutulungan.

(Anything that is heavy can be light if we put our resources together.)

  • Ano man ang gagawin, makapitong iisipin.

(Whatever you do, think it seven times)

  • Habang may buhay, may pag-asa.

(While there is life, there is hope.)

  • Naghangad ng kagitna, isang salop ang nawala.

(He who takes a lot of risks loses more than he can gain.)

  • Walang lumura sa langit na di sa kanyang mukha nagbalik.

(Nobody who spits upward does not spit on his face)

  • Maraming salita, kulang sa gawa.

(A man that talks too much accomplishes little.)

  • Pulutin ang mabuti, ang masama ay iwaksi.

(Emulate what is good, ignore what is bad.)

  • Madaling sabihin, mahirap gawain.

(Easier said than done.)

  • Aanhin pa ang damo kung patay na ang kabayo.

(Of what use is the grass when the horse is already dead.)

  • Nasa Diyos ang awa, nasa tao ang gawa.

(God helps those who help themselves.)

  • Kung walang tiyaga, walang nilaga.

(Without perseverance, there is no reward.)

  • Kung di ukol, di bubukol.

(If it’s not related to the matter at hand, it doesn’t matter.)

  • Ang taong nagigipit, sa patalim kumakapit.

(A desperate person will grab the sharp blade of a knife.)

  • Ang taong walang kibo, nasa loob ang kulo.

(A quiet person has anger boiling inside.)

  • Sa taong walang takot, walang mataas na bakod.

(To a person without fear, there is no such thing as a high fence.)

  • Kung ano ang puno, siya ang bunga.

(An apple tree will bear apples.)

  • Kung may tinanim, may aanihin.

(If you planted something, you’ll harvest something.)

  • Ang hindi marunong lumingon sa pinanggalingan ay hindi makararating sa paroroonan.

(If you don’t know how to look back to where you came from, you will not reach your destination.)

  • Ang hindi magmahal sa kaniyang wika ay mahigit pa sa hayop at malansang isda.

(A person who does not love his own language is worse than beast and foul-smelling fish.)

  • Habang maikli ang kumot, matutong mamaluktot.

(When the blanket is short, learn to curl up under it.)

  • Ang tunay na anyaya, sinasamahan ng hila.

(A sincere invitation is accompanied by a pull of the hand.)



20 responses »

  1. ganda po nito…………..marami po akong natutunan dito….. sana po ramihan niyo pa……….at lagyan niyo ng maigsing kuwento para po mas maganda………… sure po ako na maraming pupunta sa website na ito……… good luck nalang po sa inyo………….

  2. ang gaganda ng mga salawikain kaya lang walang story at konte lang………………….sana naman may story kasi makatulong sa mga chikiting……………at sa kanilaNG projects……………….sige na pls. gusto ko rin yun …….ahehehe

  3. thank ha kasi pinagalita n ako ng mama ko kasi hindi ko nagawa ang project ko buti nakita ko kayo salamat ha kasi ngayon mayroon na ako ng project safilipino

    THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!……..><

  4. “Naghangad ng kagitna, isang salop ang nawala”. as you said, when we take a lot of risks we loses more than we can gain, i agree. if youre a playing safe person, then you’d sooner or later end up with nothing.

    jamaila noliar
    contributor, http://www.ourhappyschool.com

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