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Site Description: Blogging and Online Writing, Waray Language (and culture), Random Thoughts
Date Joined: Mar 12, 2012

Tags: Online Writing Ideas, Waray Language, Blogging and Online Writing, Waray Songs, Online Waray Translator

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What to Expect at a Waray Social Gathering
on Apr 6, 2013 in Kuratsa Samar and Leyte Never attend a Waray gathering if you're not ready to perform the Kuratsa, a traditional Filipino dance of courtship. This is something that every Waray understands. Some even think that it is an insult if a visitor is not requested to dance the Kura...

Lyrics of a Waray Song: Bahal Nga Tuba
on Mar 29, 2013 in Waray Songs Lyrics of Waray Songs I. Sikat nga irimnon an bahal nga tuba Kon pinapadisan kinilaw ngan sinugba Higupan hin sabaw manok nga linaga An imo pag-abat, natikarasa la. Sige an hugada ngada hit kaaga Kay haros ngatanan mag-aram manganta Ngan magkarit liwat iton gitarista Kay...

What is Kalamay Pa?
on Feb 1, 2013 in Waray Tutorials Kalamay from Bohol According to a Wikipedia article: "Kalamay is a sticky sweet delicacy that is popular in many regions of the Philippines. It is made of coconut milk, brown sugar, and ground glutinous rice. It can be eaten alone but is usually use... is Down
on Jan 19, 2013Today, I'm paying tribute to one Filipino website that recently closed down. What could have been the possible reason/s for its exit from the world wide web? We probably will never know unless we hear from its webmasters.  The site looked perf...

Waray Words that Start with the Letter K
on Jan 12, 2013 in Waray Words Kahataas sini nga kahoy. (This tree is tall.) Antipolo (Artocarpus blancoi) kaalo shame kabutlaw (katanglay, N. Samar) weariness; tiredness kadarako big (may) kaditu-ditoan or (may) kadituy-ditoyan (N. Samar) mentally unstable; psychol...

Waray Words that Start with the Letter A
on Jan 5, 2013 in Waray Words "Aladaw" is a Waray word that functions as a transitional device, specifically, a subordinating conjunction.  It is used to introduce a subordinate clause and cannot stand on its own.  I guess there is no exact English translation for...

Some Thoughts Inspired by Hemingway's A Clean Well-Lighted Place
on Jan 3, 2013 in Random Thoughts and Posts Ernest Hemingway Nine years ago I was once like the deaf old man in Ernest Hemingway's "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place."  I was married -- I still am -- but my husband was away. I was childless then. I had this feeling that going home to an empty house was always a...

Ready for Waray Tongue Twisters?
on Dec 31, 2012Try these: Tongue Twister No.1 Sangkay mo, sangkay ko Sangkay nga gisasangkayi (Your friend, my friend My very best friend) Tongue Twister No. 2 Rapadapa nga girarapadapahi (a real sole)  Tongue Twister...

5 Things this Blog Accomplished in 2012
on Dec 30, 2012 in Blogging and Online Writing Alexa Traffic Rank may be one of the more inactive blogs in the blogosphere, but it still managed to do five (5) great things in 2012. This site got its domain name in January, 2012.  At the time, I wasn't sure if I would be able t...

Waray Expressions Using the Word DIRI
on Dec 10, 2012Diri is the Waray equivalent of the Tagalog word "hindi".  It means "no".  Below are some expressions containing the word "diri". diri andam not ready diri angay not fit (as in not fit for the job) diri babayaan will not be left b...

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