How do you say brother in Filipino?

Why do Filipinos say Kuya?

In English translation, Ate (pronounced as ah-teh), means older sister, and Kuya means older brother. Filipinos use these terms not only on their biological Ate and Kuya, but also with anyone older than them to show respect and courtesy.

What is Tito English?

nounplural noun titos

1Philippines An uncle. ‘the diary was a gift from my tito’

What does po mean in Filipino?

Filipinos would add a word before the first name to show respect to anyone older than them. Some very basic and common words for showing respect are po and opo. They both basically mean “yes” in a respectful way but used differently in sentences.

How do you say Nana in Filipino?

Filipino: Lola is the most popular grandmother name. Other names used by Filipinos include names for mother which grandchildren pick up such as inang and its variations nanang, and nanay. French: Popular choices are Grand-mère or Grandmere, but Grand-maman is also used occasionally, along with Gra-mere, Mémé, and Mamé.

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