Ilocano Beginner Parts of the Body (Part 1)
This section will help you learn how to identify the different parts of the body in Tagalog. This will come in handy when a part of your body is in pain and you need to explain it to a Filipino doctor or nurse.
Head: U-lo – This is where your eyes, ears, nose, and mouth are, connected to your torso via your neck.
Example: My head hurts. Masakit ang ulo ko.
Hand: Ka-MAY – Your hands (and all ten fingers) are useful for holding and manipulating different things.
Example: Raise your hand if you have a question. Itaas ang iyong kamay kung mayroon kang tanong.
Neck: Le-EG – The neck connects your head to the rest of your body.
Example: I like the scarf around his neck. Gusto ko yung balabal niya sa leeg.
Hair: Bu-HOK – Hair serves as a fashion accessory, a soft helmet, and a warmer in one, keeping your head looking good and safe.
Example: My friend has curly black hair. Ang kaibigan ko ay may kulot at maitim na buhok.
Heart: PU-so – A major body organ located in your chest, the heart pumps blood throughout your entire body.
Example: I can hear your beating heart. Naririnig ko ang tumitibok mong puso.
Breast: dib-DIB – A mother feeds their babies with milk coming from the breast.
Example: Breast cancer is a serious disease. Ang kanser sa dibdib ay isang seryosong karamdaman.