Happy Father's Day in Tagalog

Father's Day this year is Sunday, June 17, 2012. 

Do you know what to say to your Tatay in Tagalog?

There are many different words in Tagalog for 'father' from very formal to casual.

Ama / Tatay / Itay / 'Tay
Father / Dad / Daddy / Pa

Araw ng mga Ama / Araw ng mga Tatay
Day of Fathers / Day of Dads

Maligayang Araw ng Mga Ama!
Happy Day of Fathers!

Maligayang Araw ng Mga Tatay!
Happy Day of Dads!

Maligayang Bati sa Araw ng mga Ama.
Happy Greetings on Fathers' Day.

Sa araw na ito, nais ko pong ipaalam sa iyo na mahal ko po kayo.
On this day, I'd like to let you know that I love you. (formal)

Sa araw na ito, gusto kong ipaalam sa 'yo na mahal kita, Tay!
On this day, I want to let you know that I love you, Dad! (casual)

Nais kong ipaalam sa iyo na napaka-buti mong ama sa ating mga anak.
I'd like to let you know that you are such a good father to our children.

Maraming salamat sa iyong mabuting pag-aalaga sa ating mga anak.
Thanks so much for taking good care of our children.

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