Saturday, December 16, 2006

Friday, December 15, 2006

Salawikain of the Day (Treachery)

Salawikain:

Walang naninira sa bakal kundi sariling kalawang.

Translation/Meaning:

Iron is destroyed by its own corrosion.


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Thursday, December 14, 2006

Salawikain of the Day (Thrift)

Salawikain:

Kapag may Sinimpan ay may aasahan

picture of a piggy bank

Translation-Meaning : If you have saved for the future, you can encash that anytime.


This salawikain encourages to save for the future.

sinimpan: means to have put away something as savings for future use.


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Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Salawikain of the Day (Prudence)

Salawikain:

Ang ulang tikatik,
Siyang Malakas, magpaputik



Literal translation: Light rainfall or continuous showers oftentimes make the ground slippery due to mud they bring.

Meaning: People should not ignore trivial matters. They can be a cause of a much bigger problem.

picture of rain

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Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Salawikain of the Day

Salawikain:

Sa laging bukas na kaban,
Nagkakasala kahit banal man.




Literal translation:An open cash box may tempt even a self-righteous man.

Meaning: Temptation is hard to resist especially if the object of temptation is readily available.

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Monday, December 11, 2006

Salawikain of the Day (Friendship)

Iba ang dating ng kilala,
Sa bagong kikilalanin pa lang.


picture of cat and a friend
Literal translation: A long time friend is better than a new one.

Meaning: A friend who is known for a long time is better than the new friend who still has to prove his worth his trustworthiness.

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Sunday, December 10, 2006

Salawikain of the Day (Fairness)

Salawikain:


Ako ang nagbayo, ako ang nagsaing, saka ng maluto'y iba ang kumain.

Translation/Meaning: I did the pounding, the cooking and someone ate it.


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Saturday, December 09, 2006

Salawikain of the Day (Doubt)

Salawikain:

Yaong mapag-alinlangan, madalas mapagiwanan.

A doubting person always the opportunity.

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Friday, December 08, 2006

Salawikain of the Day (Meticulous)

Salawikain :

Ang pili ng pili, natatapat sa bungi.


Translation/Meaning: One who is very meticulous ends up with the most unfavorable choice.


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Thursday, December 07, 2006

Salawikain of the Day (Honesty)

Salawikain:

Ang pagsasabi ng tapat ay pagsasamang maluat.

Translation/Meaning: Honesty brings forth long lasting relationship.

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Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Salawikain of the Day (Happiness)

Salawikain:

Ang kaginhawaan ay nasa kasiyahan, at wala sa kasaganaan.


Translation/Meaning: The riches in life are in the happiness and not in the prosperity.

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Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Ang maniwala sa sabi-sabi, walang bait sa sarili.
One who believes in gossip has no self-discipline.

Monday, December 04, 2006

Salawikain of the Day (Criticism)

Salawikain:

Bago ka bumati ng sa ibang uling, uling mo muna ang iyong pahirin.

Translation/Meaning: Before you criticize others, take a look of yourself first.

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Friday, August 04, 2006

Thursday, August 03, 2006

Salawikain about Hope

Salawikain:

Pag sapit ng gabi'y laging may umaga.




Translation:

Morning comes after the night.

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Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Salawikain about Prayers

Salawikain:

Ang mag-anak na tumatawag sa Diyos, sa biyaya ay napupuspos.



The family that prays together receives bountiful grace.

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Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Salawikain of the Day (Life)

Salawikain:


Ang buhay ay parang gulong, minsang nasa ilalim , minsang nasa ibabaw.


Translation: Life is like a wheel, sometimes you are down; sometimes you are up.

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Monday, July 31, 2006

Salawikain for Humility

Salawikain:
Ang kawayan habang tumutubo
Langit na mataas ang itinuturo;
Pag ito ay lumaki at saka lumago,
Sa lupang mabababa, doon yumuyuko.




A bamboo tree points to the sky while growing
and bows to the ground as it becomes taller.

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Sunday, July 30, 2006

Salawikain for Persistence

Salawikain:

Kahit na ang usa’y mabilis tumakbo, Kung sa tiyaga nama’y sa pagong pa rin ako.

Translation:

I am still for a turtle which is persistent than a deer that runs fast.

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Saturday, July 29, 2006

Salawikain for Wisdom

Salawikain:

Kung sino ang pumutak, siya ang nanganak.



Translation:

He who cackled is the guilty party.

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Friday, July 28, 2006

Salawikain for Education

Salawikain:

Lalong gaganda ang kinabukasan
Kung tayo ay may pinag-aralan.




Translation:

Education gives a better future.

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Thursday, July 27, 2006

Salawikain for Treachery

Salawikain:

Lahat ng gubat ay may ahas.



Translation:

All forests have snakes.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Salawikain about Marriage

Salawikain:
Ang pag-aasawa ay hindi biro, 'di tulad ng kanin
Iluluwa lung mapaso.

Translation:

Marriage is not a joke. It is not like food that you can spit out when it is too hot to chew.

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Sunday, July 23, 2006

Salawikain about Unity

Salawikain:

Matibay ang walis, palibhasa'y magkabigkis.

Translation:

A broom is sturdy because its strands are tightly bound.

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Saturday, July 22, 2006

Salawikain for Wisdom

Salawikain:
Kung ano ang itinanim, iyon din ang aanihin.


Translation:

What you plant, you reap.

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Salawikain About Action

Salawikain:

Aanhin pa ang damo kung patay na ang kabayo?

Translation:

Dead horse has no use for fresh hay.


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Thursday, July 20, 2006

Salawikain about relationship

Salawikain:

Kahaba-haba man ng prusisyon, sa simbahan din ang tuloy.




Translation:

Even long procession still end up in church.

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Salawikain About Gossip

Salawikain:

May tainga ang lupa, may pakpak ang balita.




Translation:

News especially gossip travels fast.

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

Salawikain about intelligence

Salawikain:

Matalino man ang matsing, napaglalamangan din.



Translation:

Even an intelligent monkey can still be beaten.

Monday, July 17, 2006

Salawikain about character

Salawikain:
Madali ang maging tao, mahirap magpakatao.








Translation:

It is easy to be a man. It is hard to make oneself human.

Sunday, July 16, 2006

Salawikain about Character

Salawikain:

Aanhin mo ang palasyo kung ang nakatira ay kuwago; mabuti pa ang bahay kubo ang nakatira ay tao.



Translation:

The house does mot make a man. Even a palace is nothing if the residents have no etiquette.