Tagalog Interjections

Sige.

O sige.

OK. / All right.

Tama’.

I agree. / Correct.

Tumpak!

Sinabi mo!

Exactly!

Syempre.

Of course.

Grabe!

Wow! / Oh, my!

Ano ba ‘yan!

What the heck (is that)! / My goodness! / For goodness’ sake! / For crying out loud! (expresses surprise, confusion or irritation)

Sayang.

Too bad. / What a pity. / What a waste.

Bad trip.

Bummer.

Aray!

Ouch!

Kadiri’!

Yuck! / Ew!

Saklolo!

Tulong!

Help!

Dali’!

Hurry up!

Yehey!

Yay! / Yippee!

Haching!

Achoo! (sneeze)

Talaga?

Really?

A ganon?

Ganon ba?

Is that so?

Sigurado ka?

Are you sure?

Nye!

Used when something turns out to be not as exciting or extraordinary as expected.

Pwera biro’.

No kidding.

Pake ko?

What do I care?

Wala’ akong pake.

I don’t care.

Malay mo.

You never know.

Ay!

Aba!

Oh!

Naku!

Naku po’!

Naku pu’!

Oh! / Oh no! / Yikes!

Hay naku.

Hay nako.

Sigh. / Oh well. / My goodness… / For goodness’ sake… / For crying out loud… (expresses resignation or irritation, depending on the intonation)

Hoy!

Oy!

Hey!

Uy.

Psst.

He!

Shut up!

este…

a…

am…

um… / er…

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