Kanta vs. Dalit
Kanta is the general Kapampángan and Tagalog word for “song” and “to sing”. It comes from the Spanish canta which is a conjugated form of cantar “to sing”.
Dalit is a more traditional Kapampángan word that refers to native folk songs and religious songs. For example, the book of Psalms in the Bible is known as “Ding Dalit” in Kapampángan and “Mga Áwit” in Tagálog.
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