Bisperas | @kapampangan.words


The Kapampángan & Tagálog word for “eve” comes from the plural Spanish word for “eve”, but take note that this is one of several Spanish loanwords borrowed in the plural form that does not indicate any number in Kapampángan & Tagálog!

BISPERAS • (bis-peh-RUHS)
Tagálog (Filipino): bisperás

From Spanish vísperas, plural of víspera (“eve”)

Note: This is an example of a Kapampángan and Tagálog word that comes from the plural form of a Spanish noun. These words are not plural unless given a plural marker (ding in Kapampángan, mgá in Tagálog)

Derived Phrase
BISPERAS NING PASKU • (bis-peh-RUHS ning puhs-KOO)
Christmas eve
Tagálog (Filipino): Bisperás ng Paskó

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