nasa dulo ng dila (nasa dulo ng dilà) Filipino/Tagalog term
Literal meaning: at the tip of the tongue
- hindi masabi ang isang bagay na alam ngunit hindi agad maalaala
- can't utter something in the mind but can't remember immediately
- Bigyan mo lang ako ng isang minuto para maalala kasi nasa dulo ng dilà ko ang pangalan ng may-ari.
- Just give me a minute to remember because the name of the owner is in my mind but I can't remember it immediately.