It’s hard to confidently answer a quiz, when you don’t even understand the question in the first place. And that’s what got me started on my journey to discover the meaning of “detalyeng Filipino.”
Ano ang kahulugan ng detalyeng Filipino?
These are details which are peculiar to the Philippines. It’s your classic “onli in da pilipins”, or these are things found only in a few places (among which is the Philippines).
So when someone asks you which of the following items is not an example of “detalyeng Filipino”, ask yourself which of those things can be found in other countries.
Now we’re off to gain a better understanding of:
- Padrong Filipino – a padron is an event, incident, or series of incidents, or a manner of describing or narrating, that is peculiar to Filipino literary pieces.
- Tayutay – this is a type of expression that uses words in a non-literal manner.
Yes, we still need to find examples of the above. Perhaps, in time, we will add to this page… 🙂
UPDATE: Check out https://kamalayangfilipino.wikispaces.com
and you’ll find things such as “alamat lungsod” (urban legend) and other things that are very Filipino. 🙂