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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Longest Tagalog Words, Longest Words in Baybayin

Longest Tagalog Words, Longest Words in Baybayin
By Tim Liwanag

Pinakanakakapagpapakorteng-balisungsong, at 38 letters long, is my own entry to the longest Tagalog words. Or, you can use pinakanakakapagpapahugis-balisungsong (36 letters). You can translate it in English as "the most able to cause a conical shape."

How to use the word in a sentence:

Tagalog:

Ang salitang 'pinakanakakapagpapakorteng-balisungsong' ay nakalista na sa Guinness Book of World Records ngayon na pinakamahabang salitang Tagalog.

English:
 The word 'pinakanakakapagpapakorteng-balisungsong' is now listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest Tagalog word.

Here are my entries:

  • pinakanakakapagpapakorteng-balisungsong (38 letters, 15 syllables)
  • pinakamakakapagpakorteng-balisungsong (36 letters, 14 syllables)
  • pinakanakakapagpapahugis-balisungsong (36 letters, 15 syllables)
  • pinakamakakapagpahugis-balisungsong (34 letters, 14 syllables)
  • pinakanakakapagpapabuntong-hininga (33 letters, 14 syllables)
  • pinakamakakapagpabuntong-hininga (31 letters, 13 syllables)




The latest longest Tagalog or Filipino word in a dictionary according to Welcome To The Facts page is pinakanakapagpapabagabag-damdamin (32 letters, 14 syllables).

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