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Nov.03.2008
Here are Iluko terms for some home furniture and other things:  Lamisaan (Table) Tugaw (Chair) Aparador (Cabinet) Estante (Shelf) Katre (Bed) Sopa (Sofa) Ikamen (Mat) Indayon (Hammock) Pungan (Pillow) Ules (Blanket)
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Oct.28.2008
Here are Iluko names for some undesirable people in the community:  Switik / Ulbod (Liar) Sadot (Lazy) Buntog / Naginad (Sluggish) Pangas / Naparammag (Braggart) Natangsit (Arrogant) Naulpit / Nadawel (Cruel) Manangirurumen / Narungsot / Naranggas (Abusive) Nangiwat / Tarawitwit (Talkative/Noisy)...
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Oct.22.2008
Halloween is just around the corner! Here are Iluko names for some members of the scary spirit world:  Di-kataw-taw-an (Supernatural beings) Al-alia / Ar-aria (Ghost) Ansisit (Dwarf) Kaibbaan (Green dwarf) Mutya / Sansilmo / Anselmo (Jumping ball of fire that waylays travelers) Atros (Flying...
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Oct.19.2008
The following are the Iluko terms for the parts of the face:  Muging (Forehead) Pispis (Temple) Kiday-kiday (Eyebrow) Mata (Eyes) Kurimatmat (Eyelashes) Agong (Nose) Pingping (Cheeks) Ngiwat (Mouth) Bibig (Lips) Timid (Chin)  Vocabulary:  Rupa (Face) Parte (Part) Paset (Part) Isem (Smile) Misu-...
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Oct.16.2008
Wanna play? Here are some toys with their Iluko names:  1. Ullaw / Illaw (Kite)  2. Sunay / Tarampo (Top) 3. Lastiko (Rubber band) 4. Daldali / Dali-dali / Munmunieka / Manyeka / An-annak (Doll)  5. Bolintik (Marble)  6. Balay-balay (Play house)  7. Palto-paltog / Palpaltog (Toy gun) 8. Kotse-...
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Oct.14.2008
Want to ask questions? Here are some interrogatives in Iluko:  Ania? (What?) Ania kadagitoy?/Ania kadagiti? (Which?) Sinno? (Who?) Akinkukua? (Whose?) Siasinno? (Whom?) Sadino? (Where?) Inton ano? (When?) Apay? (Why?) Kasano? (How?) Mano? (How much?/ How many?)  
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Oct.13.2008
Want to express your appreciation to someone? Here are some ways to say it in Iluko: Nagpintas ka! (You are beautiful!) Naglasbang ka! (You are beautiful!) Naggwapo ka! (You are handsome!) Nagtaer ka! (You are handsome!) Naglaing ka! (You are intelligent!) Naggaget ka! (You are industrious!)...
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Oct.09.2008
Fuming mad? Here are some ways to express your anger in Iluko:  Kagurgura ka! (I hate you!) Makapungtotak kenka! (I’m angry at you!) Pagpungpungtotennak! (You’re making me angry!) Sursuronennak! (Youre pissing me off!) Kayat mo ta danogenka? (Do you want me to punch you?) Kayat mo ta kogtaranka? (...
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Oct.08.2008
Hungry for vegetable meals? Here are Iluko names for some of the most popular vegetables and other yummies:  1. Tarong                -    Eggplant 2. Kabatiti(Patola)  -   Luffa 3. Utong                  -   String Beans 4. Karabasa            -   Squash 5. Parya                  -   Bitter Gourd/...
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Oct.07.2008
Let’s learn how to count in Iluko.  Maysa        -  One Dua            -  Two Tallo          -  Three Uppat         -  Four Lima          -  Five Innem        -  Six Pito            -  Seven Walo          -  Eight Siyam        -  Nine Sangapulo  - Ten   Sangapulo ket maysa  - Eleven Sangapulo ket...