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UHM Filipino

Alipunga n. athlete's foot

Alupihan n. centipede

Altapresyon Sp. n. high blood pressure

Anit n. scalp; the skin on the top and back of the head


Balisawsaw n. strangury; a slow and painful discharge of urine

Buko n. bud of a flower

Kabag n. a species of fruit bat; a large bat

Katas n. sap; juice

Kirot n. sharp or stinging pain

Kutis n. complexion; general appearance of the skin

Dadalisayin v. (1) to cleanse; to make pure; to purify (2) to refine

Dikdikin n. pulverization by pounding

Galis n. sarna; dhobie itch

Gugo n. a large tree he bark of which is a source of a kind of shampoo; the shampoo bark itself

Hinaluan v. to be mixed with; to add something to a mixture or to something else

Ikuskos v. (1) to rub; to scratch, meaning here to rub with some friction or noise (2) to wipe; to rub in order to clean or dry (3) to chafe; to rub (4) to scrub; to rub hard

Ihilot v. to massage

Ilaga v. to boil; to cook by boiling

Ipahid v. to spread; to put on in a thin layer

Ipanglanggas n. antiseptic for wounds

Itapal v. to use something as a plaster or poultice

Mababawasan v. to be allayed; to be lessened

Mahinog v. (1) to ripen; to become ripe (2) to mature (3) to mellow

Mainam adj. Pretty; beautiful; fine

Maligamgam adj. lukewarm

Mantika n. lard

Namamagang n. swollen

Nasunog v. burnt, scalded or injured by burning

Pampakinis v. to cause softness or smoothness

Pampalago n. to cause or to grow luxuriantly

Panlanggas n. antiseptic for wounds

Pantog n. bladder

Paso n. a scald; a burn; injury caused by fire or heat

Pigsa n. (1) boil; a red, painful swelling on the body (2) abscess; tumor; lump

Sariwang adj. (1) fresh; newly made, grown or gathered (2) sweet; fresh; not sour, salty, bitter or spoiled (3) green; not dried; not seasoned

Tilamsik n. a splash or splashing of water; spark from a fire

Tsaa n. tea