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Author Photo by: TeacherJim Badge: Native Tagalog Speaker
Oct 13 2020, 6:38pm CST ~ 1 week, 4 days ago. 
Three most popular phrases by Pinoy Millennials:
1. Sana all ๐Ÿ™
2. Flex ko lang ๐Ÿ’ช
3. AWIT ๐Ÿ˜“
 
Gone were the days of 'Pawer', 'Lodi, and 'Petmalu'. What Pinoy millennial phrase do you know? Kindly share below. Thanks.
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Author Photo jkos Badge: AdminBadge: SupporterBadge: Serious SupporterBadge: VIP Supporter
Oct 13 2020, 7:09pm CST ~ 1 week, 4 days ago. 
Gone were the days of 'Pawer', 'Lodi, and 'Petmalu'. What Pinoy millennial phrase do you know? Kindly share below. Thanks.
 
@TeacherJim
Oh no, my slang is becoming dated already! ; )
 
What is โ€œawitโ€? (other than song, of course)
 
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Oct 13 2020, 7:09pm CST ~ 1 week, 4 days ago. 
Lodi is no longer good? . I love that one.
 
I must request, especially for the benefit of others that you please explain each and use in a sentence.
 
Not familiar with Pawer and Petmalu either.
 
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Author Photo TeacherJim Badge: Native Tagalog Speaker
Oct 13 2020, 7:29pm CST ~ 1 week, 4 days ago. 
@jkos AWIT is an ACRONYM made by Pinoys (AW + IT hurts) to describe someone who is in an unfortunate situation.
 
Example:
 
Na-stranded ako sa EDSA sa lakas ng ulan. AWIT. :-(
 
I was stranded in EDSA due to heavy rains. AWIT
 
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Author Photo TeacherJim Badge: Native Tagalog Speaker
Oct 13 2020, 7:36pm CST ~ 1 week, 4 days ago. 
@AMBoy Lodi is still good but these are more recent and more popular Millennial phrases today
 
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Flex ko lang - when you want to share something good and want to show off hehe. Could be a promotion or a company who gives free internet connection for their employees working from home.
 
Variant:
SKL - Share Ko Lang (i'm just sharing)
 
and when you want others to share theirs too, say:
 
SML - Share Mo Lang (you just share it)
 
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Oct 13 2020, 9:56pm CST ~ 1 week, 4 days ago. 
Thanks. You pick these up over time but I would love to see a collection of them. I think that these kind of phrases actually help you feel much closer to knowing how to use the language in everyday use.
 
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Author Photo TeacherJim Badge: Native Tagalog Speaker
Oct 13 2020, 11:12pm CST ~ 1 week, 4 days ago. 
@AMBoy
 
Lodi (lo-di) / Idol
If you spell this Filipino slang word in reverse, you would get the word โ€œidol.โ€ In short, lodi refers to the person you idolise or look up to. This is a popular word with millennials, who tend to make generous use of it in Facebook posts. Whenever someone has passed board examinations, graduated from college, or makes any significant achievement, you would call that person a โ€œlodiโ€ to congratulate them.
 
Petmalu (pet-ma-loo) / Interestingly cool
This slang word is famous among Filipino millennials. The word petmalu is a syllabic reversal of the word malupit or malupet, the Tagalog term for cruel. When millennials use the word, the intention is to refer to someone or something that is extremely interesting or cool.
 
Werpa (wer-pah) / Power
Similar to the two previous slang words mentioned, โ€œwerpaโ€ is a millennial product of twisting words and establishing them as part of everyday conversation. This relatively new Filipino slang word reads as pawer or power when reversed. Itโ€™s normally used to give support to someone.
 
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Author Photo Ahkasi
Oct 14 2020, 3:07am CST ~ 1 week, 4 days ago. 
I learned all the bad words first. After afew red horse this was something everybody thinks is fun to teach.
 
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Author Photo Thumpaholden Badge: Supporter
Oct 14 2020, 3:27am CST ~ 1 week, 4 days ago. 
These are like me learning "arat na!" from chatting with Pinoys online before I learned tara na in the first couple of wordlists here and worked out what was happening. My first Pinoy words were charot (or char) and talaga, which I worked out from context.
 
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Author Photo TeacherJim Badge: Native Tagalog Speaker
Oct 15 2020, 7:09am CST ~ 1 week, 3 days ago. 
Sana all, or shortened to 'naol', 'sana ol', 'china oil', is a term that's used when something good happens.
 
When you're watching a video of a couple acting lovey dovey you go "Naol". When someone posts his grades and it's all 100, you go 'naol'.
 
It's used so much now in random situations. It's like a filler. For example, your ka-chat (chatmate) tells you they ate lechon for lunch. You don't know what to say so you go 'sana all'.
 
Sana all - Lucky you, I hope it goes for everyone. Literally, it means, I hope everyone is.
 
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