taingang tapayan Filipino/Tagalog term
Also spelled as: tengang tapayanWord origin: Tagalog
Literal meaning: ear of the big jar
- nagkukunwari na hindi nakaririnig
- hindi kumikibo kahit naririnig naman
- pretends not hearing anything
- ignores what is heard
- May taingang tapayan si Nardo tuwing nagsisimula nang magsermon ang kanyang nanay.
- Nardo pretends to be deaf whenever his mother starts to lecture him.
- pretending to be deaf