Tagalog Clock Time

1:00 am

ala una

ng madaling-araw

ng umaga

2:00 am

alas dos

3:00 am

alas tres

4:00 am

alas kwatro

5:00 am

alas singko

6:00 am

alas sais

ng umaga

7:00 am

alas syete

8:00 am

alas otso

9:00 am

alas nwebe

10:00 am

alas dyes

11:00 am

alas onse

12:00 noon

alas dose

ng tanghali’

1:00 pm

ala una

ng hapon

2:00 pm

alas dos

3:00 pm

alas tres

4:00 pm

alas kwatro

5:00 pm

alas singko

6:00 pm

alas sais

ng gabi

7:00 pm

alas syete

8:00 pm

alas otso

9:00 pm

alas nwebe

10:00 pm

alas dyes

11:00 pm

alas onse

12:00 midnight

alas dose

ng gabi

ng hatinggabi

1:00 am

ala una

ng madaling-araw

ng umaga

2:00 am

alas dos

3:00 am

alas tres

4:00 am

alas kwatro

5:00 am

alas singko

6:00 am

alas sais

ng umaga

7:00 am

alas syete

8:00 am

alas otso

9:00 am

alas nwebe

10:00 am

alas dyes

11:00 am

alas onse

12:00 noon

alas dose

ng tanghali’

1:00 pm

ala una

ng hapon

2:00 pm

alas dos

3:00 pm

alas tres

4:00 pm

alas kwatro

5:00 pm

alas singko

6:00 pm

alas sais

ng gabi

7:00 pm

alas syete

8:00 pm

alas otso

9:00 pm

alas nwebe

10:00 pm

alas dyes

11:00 pm

alas onse

12:00 midnight

alas dose

ng gabi

ng hatinggabi

3:30

alas tres y medya*

7:30

alas syete y medya

* Y is pronounced as “i.”

It is also common to tell the time in English by saying the numbers in groups of two (e.g. seven thirty). Expressions such as quarter to…, twenty to…, ten to… and … quarter (for quarter past…) are also often used.

Note:

alas kwatro

four o’clock

at four o’clock

Alas kwatro na.

It’s four o’clock.

See also: Parts of the Day (p. 266)

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