Definition for the Tagalog word pisngi:
"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).
Pisngi Example Sentences in Tagalog: (2)
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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): pisngeAlternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.
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Related English Words:cheek
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