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Philippine English


OED editors are researching the term ‘mani-pedi’, meaning ‘a beauty treatment comprising both a manicure and a pedicure’. This word has been commonly used throughout […]


‘Kilig’ is a borrowing from Tagalog that has taken on a variety of meanings and uses in Philippine English. The word can be used as a noun to refer to the thrill caused by an exciting or romantic experience, or […]


‘Teleserye’ is the Philippine English word for a television soap opera, combining tele- from television with the Tagalog word for series, serye. The word was apparently first used in […]