hapunan

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hapon ‎(afternoon).

Noun[edit]

hapunan

  1. dinner, supper (evening meal)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Paul Schachter, Fe T. Otanes, Tagalog Reference Grammar
  • The Governor-general's Kitchen: Philippine Culinary Vignettes and Period Recipes, 1521-1935 (ISBN 9712716961), page 26:
    tanghalian, or lunch occurs midday, merienda mid-afternoon; the evening repast is hapunan, dinner (the word no longer being used to mean noon meal) or supper.