Challenge: Uncommon Filipino Words of Everyday Objects

Shara Mae Balce
PUBLISHED October 2, 2018 05:14 pm | UPDATED October 3, 2018 04:16 pm
Art by Dani Elevazo

Foreigners have difficulty in pronouncing Filipino words, same as how we scramble learning theirs. But truth to tell, there are still so much to learn with our native language. Although we claim the fluency in speaking it, most of us still have not mastered Filipino, tbh. Apparently, some of these words are still strangers to us and we just end up scratching our heads in amusement upon knowing their existence.

With that, we challenged the Filipino prowess of these millennials with some uncommonly (or barely) used words of everyday objects. Watch the video below to see their reactions!



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