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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