utang na loob

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Tagalog[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Tagalog words utang na loob — debt of [the] inside; [an] owing from inside.

Noun[edit]

utang na loob

  1. (idiomatic) A sense of gratitude.
    May utang na loob ako sa pagtulong niya sa akin.
    I owe him one for his help.

Interjection[edit]

utang na loob

  1. Please; God forbid.
    Utang na loob, maglaan ka ng kaunti para may sapat tayong makain.
    I beg of you, share a little so we'd have enough to eat.

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