01 July 2016

Answers to Forgotten Tagalog Riddles

1. kabag (a small bat)
2. kalabaw (carabao)
3. baboy (pig)
4. sungay (horn)
5. campana (church bell)
6. nganga (betel)
7. banca (a Filipino boat)
8. tenga (ears)
9. mata (eyes)
10. bulag na isang mata (one blind eye)
11. mata at kilay (eyes and eyebrows)
12. mukha (bayabas)
13. mga daliri (the fingers on one hand)
14. buhok (hair)
15. mga binte (the forelegs)
16. bibig (the mouth)
17. lura (spit)
18. kandila (candle)
19. ilaw (light)
20. taong may bulutong (a person afflicted with smallpox)
21. hikaw (earrings)
22. sambalilo (a Filipino woven hat)
23. bakya (wooden slippers)
24. bibingka (a Filipino rice cake)
25. mais (corn)
26. niyog (coconut)
27. kasoy (cashew)
28. langka (jackfruit)
29. mabalo (a red fruit)
30. piƱa (pineapple)
31. lucban
32. sungkaan (a Filipino game)
33. buwan (the moon)
34. mga bituin (the stars)
35. araw (the sun)
36. sahig (the floor)
37. pagaatip (nipa thatching)
38. karayom (needle)
39. gunting (scissors)
40. alimango (crab)
41. kuto (louse)
42. suso (snail)
43. dalaga (a maiden)
44. banig (a sleeping mat)
45. tubig (water)
46. hugas bigas (the water used to wash rice)
47. bata (a child)
48. kumpisalan (the confessional)
49. kawayan (bamboo)
50. saging (banana)

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