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Greeting someone in the Philippines

If you want to greet someone in the Philippines you can do this by putting your hands together and taking a small bow.
This is quite similar to a greeting in China.
If you want to say something to the person you greet here are some tips:

Good morning – Ma-gan-dang u-ma-ga po / Magandang Umaga po
Good afternoon – Magandang Tanghali po
Good evening – Magandang Gabi po
You are beautiful – Maganda Ka
You are from where? – Taga saan ka?
My name is WhizKid. – Ako po ay si Whizkid
I live in America – Nakatira po ako sa America
Take Care – Ingat po