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Way kinita ko!

I grew hearing expressions from either my Mom or my Lola when in their exasperation would blurt out something in Minandaya. And until now, these are the phrases that would send me to chuckles. My late Mom, when hearing something and she would disapprove or sort of, would mumble something like this, "Way kinita ko!"… Continue reading Way kinita ko!

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O Kay Budi

Dinabaw 102 - Revisiting the song What best way to start our ongoing series is with the song which became popular in the 70s, nationwide. Okay, most kids wouldn't know it. This is love song, firstly. And it gives a proper setting to learn the language. In the song, you would notice some Visayan words… Continue reading O Kay Budi