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(Proverbs on Survival Skills)

Kapag may sinuksok,
May titingalain.

Ifyou saved something you will have something in time of need.

Madaling wikain,
Mahirap gawin.

Easy to say but hard to do.

Ngayon tutukain,
Ngayon kakahigin.

He eats today what he scratches today (He lives from hand to mouth).

Hipong tulog
Tinatangay ng agos.

A sleeping shrimp is carried away by the current.

Sa lahat ng gubat
May ahas.

There is a snake in every forest (mountain).

Batong pagulong-gulong,
Hindi kapitan ng lumot.

A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Batong buhay ka man
Na sakdal tigas,
Sa patak ng tubig
Lamang naaagnas.

The hardest stone is eroded by the constant dropping of water on it.

Learn this Filipino word:

hunós-dilì