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pisngi

Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word pisngi in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word pisngi:


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[noun]  cheek

Root: pisngi
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
Example usage:

"Pisngi sa pisngi" = Cheek to cheek

"Halik sa pisngi" = A kiss on the cheek

"Hinalikan ko siya sa pisngi" = I kissed him/her on the cheek.

"Pisngi ng baboy" = Pig's/Hog's cheek/jowl

A popular Filipino dish is called "sisig". The original recipe makes use of the pig's jowl as its main ingredient. Nowadays, they also make "sisig" out of chicken or fish meat.

If you're eating a mango in the Philippines, "pisngi" is the term for fleshy part on both sides of the big seed.

"Kumain tayo ng manga. Sa akin yung pisngi, iyo yung buto." = Let's eat mangoes/a mango. I'll have the sides, you take the seed (the cut where the seed is).

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Example Sentences Available Icon Pisngi Example Sentences in Tagalog: (2)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Sinugatan ng bida ang pisngí ng kontrabida
The protagonist cut the villain's cheek.
Hinaplós ko ang kanyáng pisngí
I caressed her cheek.
Alternate spelling(s):
pisnge
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.


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How to pronounce pisngi:

PISNGI AUDIO CLIP:
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Markup Code:
[rec:1753]
Related English Words:
cheek
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
pisnging
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