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Filipino / Tagalog Vernacular Construction Terms: Electrical, Plumbing & Steelwork Terms

Are you looking to familiarize yourself with the different terminologies used in building construction in the Philippines? Here's a list of Filipino / Tagalog Vernacular Construction Terms that will make coordinating with your locals easier.


ENGLISH TERM
FILIPINO TERM
Air-conditioning Unit
Erkon
Amperage
Amperahe
Bathtub
Banyera
Bidet
Bidey
Box
Kahon
Bronze Aluminum
Analok
Capacitor
Palulan
Chandelier
Aranya
Circuit
Sirkito
Circuit Breaker
Disyuntor



Cistern
Alhibe
Conduit
Kondukto
Cord
Kurdon
Downspout
Bahante
Drain Pipe
Desagwe
Elbow
Rekodo
Electricity
Dagitab
Fan
Bentilador
Faucet
Gripo
Flanged
De Reborde



Fuse
Pusible
Gutter
Alulod
Hand water well pump
Poso
Hose
Manggera
Insulator
Ahislador
Kitchen Sink
Prigadero
Lavatory
Lababo
Light Bulb
Bumbilya
Lightning Arrester
Pararayos
Meter
Kuntador



Open Trench
Bambang
Panel Board
Tablero
Pipe
Tubo
Power Oulet
Entsupe
Pump
Bomba
Riser Pipe
Subyente
Septic Tank
Poso Negro
Sewer
Alkantarilya
Shower
Dutsa
Slope
Klebe



Spot Weld
Ispatan
Stopper
Tapon
Switch
Kabtol
Teflon Tape
Teplon
Temper
Suban / Subuhal
Threaded
De Roskas
Urinal
Arinola
Valve
Balbula
Voltage
Boltahe
Washer
Sapatilya



Water Closet
Inidoro
Wattage
Batyahe
Welding
Hinang
Welding Rod
Estanyo
Well
Balon
Wire
Kawad
Wire Jacket
Balat
Wiring Knob
Poleyo

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