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Tagalog Greetings for the New Year

My page on Tagalog greetings to use on Christmas gifts and cards was such a hit that I decided to do the same for the new year! So if you want to warm the hearts of your Filipino friends with a message in their language, here are a few

Tagalog greetings for the New Year

They’re Tagalog translations I did of English New Year’s greetings I came across on the web. They’re a mouthful. I’d recommend using the longer greetings on cards and notes, and the shorter phrases for maybe a toast on New Year’s Eve. I even included one romantic phrase promising unchanging love in the New Year and beyond. 😉

The least you have to know is how to say “Happy New Year” in Tagalog. The traditional Filipino new year’s greeting is Manigong Bagong Taon, which literally means A Prosperous New Year. Listen to the pronunciation:

How to Say “Happy New Year” in Tagalog

Also, I worked hard on this page outlining Filipino Customs on New Year’s Eve. Hope you like it!


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Merry Christmas in Tagalog!

MALIGAYANG PASKO! That’s ‘Merry Christmas’ in Tagalog

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Filipino word for December: Disyembre

It’s the first of the December! It’s easy to remember that the Filipino word for December is Disyembre. It’s from Spanish diciembre.

Here are a few words and phrases to use with your Filipino friends in this festive month:


Maginaw sa Disyembre.
It’s chilly in December.




Gusto kong uminom ng mainit na tsokolate.
I want to drink hot chocolate.

MORE Filipino phrases and sentences to use in December

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