Ilonggo Beginner Parts of the Body (Part 2)
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.
Knee: TU-hod – The knee is a joint that connects the thigh with the rest of the leg, which also serves as a pivot point.
Example: My knee hurts because of all the walking. Ang tuhod ko ay masakit dahil sa lahat ng paglalakad.
Foot: Pa-A – The feet has ten toes, which provides extra grip when you are walking or running.
Example: This shoe is too big for my foot. Ang sapatos na ito ay masyadong malaki para sa aking paa.
Gut: Bi-TU-ka – Nutrients from digested food are absorbed in the gut.
Example: Chicken guts are barbecued and sold in the streets. Ang bituka ng manok ay iniihaw at ibinebenta sa mga kalye.
Belly: Ti-YAN – The belly contains most of the major organs involved in digesting food.
Example: I rub my belly when I’m full. Hinihimas ko ang tiyan ko pag ako ay busog.
Liver: a-TAY – The liver acts as a filter, keeping your blood free from toxins.
Example: Too much liquor is bad for your liver. Ang sobrang alak ay masama sa iyong atay.
Leg: Bin-TI – The legs provide support to the body when you are standing upright.
Example: A mosquito bit my leg. Kinagat ng lamok ang aking binti.