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Time for another Filipino word. And this time, I’ll talk about umaga.

Umaga is quite popular today, with high search volume because it happens to be a name of one of the WWE wrestlers whose real name is Eddie Fatu.

But I’m not going to talk about this wrestler. I’ll talk about umaga, the Filipino word. 🙂

Umaga is a Filipino word which means morning. As in the time of the day where the sun started rising from the east. I think, it came from the root word “aga” which means early.

The most common usage of the word umaga is when greeting someone “Good morning.” You say it with feelings, “Magandang umaga!” And make sure it’s morning when you say it. 🙂

What if one morning, you met Umaga the wrestler in the Philippines? What will you say? Magandang umaga, Umaga!

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Marhgil Macuha

Marhgil Macuha is a Computer Engineering graduate of Batangas State University. He is currently a Senior Solutions Developer at a Canadian IT company.


  1. i’ll say, magandang morning umaga! 🙂

    i remember a joke about manny pacquiao.

    an english reporter ask manny,”how will you fight todie(today)? Manny answered, “i’m here to fight not to die!” 🙂

  2. LOL…

    ay napa-bungisngis ako sa Manny joke mo eh.

  3. Magandang Umaga… It is really a good morning for me, why? Because my site is back oline… I really miss my site that much…

    Morning Kuya Marhgil…Ãœ

  4. wow! umaga! Big word!! 🙂

    Maganda GABI!!! <—- way bigger word.. dami lang kalaban.. hehehe

  5. @Eli… nakita ko rin nga yang gabi, kaso, sobrang daming kalaban. umaga muna tirahin ko. hehehe

  6. hehe, oo nga.. testing.. 😀

  7. Good morning! LOL! nakakatawa talaga!

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