During Kala's birthday appero last saturday, one of our conversations went like this:
Makis kay Kala: "Tinanong ko kay Julien kung ready na ba siya dyan," sabay turo kay Sebastien at Mayumi. "Natawa lang siya sabi ko kasi kayong dalawa bata rin. Dinilaan lang niya ako," parang siyang bata talaga, natatawa kong kwento .
Kala, putting her hands on her hips, a little annoyed but not surprised says to Julien: "Why are you licking people?!"
Julien showed us a vocabulary nuance: tagalog word dinilaan means 1) to stick your tongue out, or 2) to lick. He exhibits the latter to no other but Kala - obviously (see photo) & this is about having a pet dog, I was told. The last time I laughed like this was quite a long time ago.
With three languages in use during a gathering like this, you can already imagine the fun we have with words.
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