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hagi

Waray-Waray Leyte, Philippines

Interjection USED Frequently BY Everyone

(interj.) An interjection used to express disappointment or frustration. It is equivalent to sighing in English.

"Hagi, nakawatan na naman ak'."

"Sigh, I got pick-pocketed again."





ayaw gad*

* don't

Waray-waray Philippines

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

It means "don't" but is said with a hint of begging to the other person, similar to "please don't".

"Ayaw gad ak pagsinamoka yana kay nagtatarabaho ak."

"Stop bothering me right now please, because I'm working."





agi

Waray-waray Leyte, Philippines

Interjection USED Very frequently BY Everyone

A general interjection used in various emotions like shock, pain, frustration, disbelief, anger or sadness. The intonation of the word differs with each emotion. Not to be confused with the other Waray word "agi" which means "to pass" or with "hagi" which is a sigh.

"Agi! Naigo ak!"

"Ouch! I got hit!"