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Kamunggay

Note: I made a brief introduction about Pictures of Life (Hulagway sa Kinabuhi) on my sidebar just above the Bisdak links. There's an English version of this post below for friends & visitors who do not read Bisaya; and well, for fun in linguistic exercise as well.

K as in Kamunggay

Ang tawag sa uban ani malunggay. Pag google ko pa ang akong nasabtan kay malunggay ang English sa kamunggay busa basig tama ra akong bokabularyo ron para sa letrang K. Nakahinumdum na hinoon kog Balitang K, Rated K, naay K ug walay K. Moingon sila manguyab mo kana pud daw'ng naay K.

Matud pas klasmeyt nako sa hayskol ang mga inahan daw sa iyang mga anak maong wa niya pakasle kay iyang implikasyon mga babayeng walay K. Ingon pud akong amiga "he didn't aim high."

High as in kamunggay?  Motaas pud baya ning kamunggay no? (kaning sa hulagway nakita ko ni sa park) Naay nitubo sa lote atubangan sa ville nga among gipuy-an tong minyo pa ko. Mura kog nakakitag bulawan. Perting lipaya kay wa man gabaligyag kamunggay mga tawo dris akong barangay oi. Karon kay di man ko kaabot sa kahabog, aw gisungkit. Tingala ang gwardya unsay gibuhat sa golf club kinab-ot sa kamunggay.

Mao pa gyud siguro pagkakita niyag sagbot gisungkit ug golf club. Kay alangan wa man koy nakitang lipak nga pwede isungkit. Nabiktima lagi ang club sa akong banana q, aw bana diay, unsa bay bisaya aning ex-husband oi. Basta nakakaon kog kamunggay ug mao nay importante.

Ang ubang entre sama ani tua sa Bisdak Bloggers.

Malunggay (Kamunggay)
Other Bisdaks would call this malunggay. In Google's definition of malunggay, it is actually the English word for kamunggay. So I must have picked the right word for letter K this week; which reminds me of other K's like K News,  Rated K, 24 K and No K at all.  They say that if you should date someone, choose someone who has K. (Karat)

A high school classmate justifies his not marrying anyone among the mothers of his kids by implying that these women have no K. How unfortunate is that! My girl friend observes, "he did not aim high."

I wonder how high should one aim to reach someone with some K. As high as a malunggay? Malunggays do reach considerable height. Sadly, they are nowhere in Thai markets. However, there was one I discovered growing on an empty lot opposite the ville that I lived in when I was married. Imagine my excitement at the gold I found. Alas! it was too high for me. But no worries. I reached a few branches with a golf club. That act sent the guard's eyes bulging in astonishment.

It was obviously his first time to witness a golf club and a plant virtually unknown to him at close range. I could not find any stick to reach the leaves. Ex-hubster's club was the only candidate in sight ideal to accomplish the mission. By the way, what the heck is the English word for bana sa una (former husband)? Whatever. I got to eat malunggay and that's what mattered.

Comments

gengen said…
Duha namo sa kamunggay. Ganhan gyd ko sa kamunggay gimingaw nako ana...Na hala bisitahi unya ko...
""rare*jonRez"" said…
oi ka-gwapa sa imong kalamunggay1 tawga unya ko inig ting-harvest na ha kay akoy bahala mo-kutlo ug mo-hagpat para sa law-oy bisan lauya nga manok bisaya! ayayw gigutom na man nuon ko! :D

KAHOY nga GiKOLORan diay akoa. hinaut mabisita pud nimo. salamat! :)
January said…
Ang imo kamungay naa pa sa yuta. ang ako k gkan na sa ref.. hehehe

Hinaot makabisita pud nimo ang akong mga Hulagway
Kalamansi
Kamungay
clavs said…
maayo gyod ang kamungay, mao rajud na ako mastrya hehe.
clavs
kat said…
haguy Haze, mao nay sud-an nako karon udto, gisubakan ug pritong isda..naa daghan diri sa amo tugkaran...ako papa kugihan mutanom ani...hehe

ang bisaya sa ex-husband kay...ang karaang bana nyahahahaha....ako pod naay karaang bana hahahaha
Hazel said…
Kaging siguro ang byote sa akong utok Kat nganong wa man jud ko kahunahuna ug Karaang Bana :))))
GAGAY said…
buhi kaau ang kamunggay diri..hehehehe..


nia ra diri ang akong kandila, korona ug karabaw!hehehe
Vernz said…
scientific name moringa olifera..lol ako jug ning gimemorize kay katong buntis pa ko akong vitamins kay moringa.. unya perting mahala sus pagkabalo nako nga maluggay ra diay.. perti nakong laguta...lol...
Imu ng tanum mommy? panghag ug sanga hehe

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