Magandang Umaga- Good morning.
Magandang Tanghali - Good noon.
Magandang Hapon - Good afternoon.
Magandang Gabi - Good evening. * We don't have a direct Tagalog translation of Good evening, but ..
"Sana ay mahimbing ang tulog mo" is I wish you'll have a sound sleep.
Kamusta - Asking someone a status
Kamusta KA? - Ka here means YOU. Kamusta ka means HOW ARE YOU as an individual.
Kamusta KAYO? - KAYO here means YOU with other people. It can be your family, friends, group, etc. How are you with your ____?
Kamusta SILA? - SILA here means THEY. How are they?
Kamusta TAYO? - TAYO means WE. How are we?
**The Philippines has been colonized by Spaniards for years so the Kamusta has been associated with the Spanish greeting " Como Esta?"
Responding to KAMUSTA:
Ayos lang ako. - AYOS means OKAY / WELL / GOOD.
LANG means JUST.
AKO means ME / I.
Ayos lang ako means - I'm (just) okay.
Hindi masyadong maayos. - Hindi means NO / NOT.
Masyado means QUITE
AYOS means OKAY / WELL / GOOD.
Hindi masyadong maayos means Not quite good.