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Kumusta or Kamusta?

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Author Photo by: TeacherRaven Badge: Native Tagalog SpeakerOfficial Tagalog.com Teacher Teacher
Nov 01 2020, 6:36pm CST ~ 7 mos. ago. 
Kumusta or Kamusta?
 
Which among the 2 is correct? 😊
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Author Photo AMBoy Badge: SupporterBadge: Serious SupporterBadge: VIP Supporter
Nov 01 2020, 7:00pm CST ~ 7 mos. ago. 
Kumusta is correct. Kamusta is informal and acceptable.
 
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Author Photo Nellyson
Nov 04 2020, 2:21am CST ~ 7 mos. ago. 
@TeacherRaven the second one kamusta
 
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Author Photo TeacherRaven Badge: Native Tagalog SpeakerOfficial Tagalog.com Teacher Teacher
Nov 04 2020, 2:31am CST ~ 7 mos. ago. 
@Nellyson
Hi! The correct is the first one. It is derived from the spanish word "commo esta" and as the time goes by, it turned into "kumusta" means how are you.
 
Kamusta is still acceptable because some Filipino used it, but you can't find this word in any Filipino/Tagalog dictionary. 😊
 
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Author Photo Nellyson
Nov 04 2020, 4:44am CST ~ 7 mos. ago. 
Ok thank you
 
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