Though people here knows how to speak Tagalog, many of them prefer to use their own dialect which is "Ilokano" or even English. It would be helpful to learn some few native words.
Naimbag nga bigat yo, Apo – Good morning
Naimbag nga malem yo, Apo – Good afternoon
Naimbag nga rabii yo, Apo – Good evening
Naimbag nga aldaw – Good day
Kumusta kayo, Apo? – How are you?
Pangaasim man – Please
Dios ti agngina – Thank you
Umay kayto manen – Come again
Wen – Yes
Saan – No
Apo – Sir/Madame
Some tricks: ^o^
Kasano ti mapan diay …? – How to get to …?
Adayo? – How far?
Kayat ko ti gumatang ti … - I want to buy a …
Nagnginan – Expensive
Awan tawar nan? – No discount?
...and the most important!
Haan ko maawatan! – I cannot understand!
This hotel is pretty close to everything- Plaza Burgos, Vigan Cathedral, fast food centers, and...more
Big La Laguna Beach, Oriental Mindoro, Puerto Galera, Mindoro, 5203, Philippines
Good for: Business
V. De Los Reyes St. cor. Salcedo St., Vigan, Luzon 2700, Philippines
Good for: Solo