Filipino: Figure of Speech

Discussion in 'Tagalog and Filipino Languages' started by meili, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. Hi,

    Can anybody help me?

    What is "figure of speech" in Filipino?

    Thanks!
     
  2. cALLgUrl New Member

    Philippines
    Philippines... Tagalog|Cebuano|English
    It's Tayutay. :)

    The common types are:

    Pagtutulad or simile
    Pagwawangis or metaphor
    Pagbibigay-katauhan or pagsasatao o personification
    Pagpapalit-tawag or metonymy
    Pagmamalabis or hyperbole
    Ironiya or irony
     

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