Ten Conyomandments

If you’re a Filipino you would know what is a conyo. I really can’t explain it, it’s hard to explain it. hahaha

I posted this article in my multiple site a year a ago. It was taken from our school newspaper, a sort of supplementary magazine, the Menagerie. So here it is.

Ten Conyomandments

by Gerry Avelino and Arik Abu

(taken from The LaSallian-Menagerie)

Conyo here, conyo there, conyo everywhere! Here at La Salle, conyospeak has become an unofficial language as a good chunk of the student body knows, or maybe even mastered the socialite tongue. However, one must never forget the basics of the conyo and we thusly bring you: The Ten Conyomandments.

1. Thou shall make gamit “make+pandiwa”.

ex. “Let’s make pasok na to our class!”

“Wait lang! I’m making kain pa!”

“Come on na, we can’t make hintay anymore! It’s in Andrew pa, you know?”

2. Thou shall make kalat “noh”, “diba” and “eh” in your pangungusap.

ex. “I don’t like to make lakad in the baha nga, no? Eh diba it’s like, so eew, diba?”

“What ba: stop nga being maarte noh?”

“Eh as if you want naman also, diba?”

3. When making describe a whatever, always say “It’s SO pang-uri!”

ex. “It’s so malaki, you know, and so mainit!”

“I know right? So sarap nga, eh!”

“You’re making me inggit naman.. I’ll make bili nga my own burger.”

4. When you are lalaki, make parang punctuation “dude”, ‘tsong” or “pare”

ex. “Dude, ENGANAL is so hirap, pare.”

“I know, tsong, I got bagsak nga in quiz one, eh”

5. Thou shall know you know? I know right!

ex. “My bag is so bigat today, you know”

“I know, right! We have to make dala pa kasi the jumbo Physics book eh!”

6. Make gawa the plural of pangngalans like in English or Spanish.

ex. “I have so many tigyawats, oh!”

7. Like, when you can make kaya, always use like. Like, I know right?

ex. “Like, it’s so init naman!”

“Yah! The aircon, it’s, like sira!”

8. Make yourself feel so galing by translating the last word of your sentence, you know, your pangungusap?

ex. “Kakainis naman in the LRT! How plenty tao, you know, people?”

“It’s so tight nga there, eh, you know, masikip?”

9. Make gamit of plenty abbreviations, you know, daglat?”

ex. “Like, OMG! It’s like traffic sa LRT”

“I know right? It’s so kaka!”

“Kaka?”

“Kakaasar!”


10. Make gamit the pinakamaarte voice and pronunciation you have para full effect!

ex. “I’m, like, making aral at the Arrhneo!”

“Me naman, I’m from Lazzahl!”

This is a really funny article, IF you can understand the Filipino language. I had a good laugh after reading this again after a year. This is a classic article, one you would not forget, even after you graduate from college. πŸ˜€

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