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FILIPINO CONSTRUCTION TERMS

1. POSTE - HALIGE

2. GUILILAN - GIRDER

3. SULERAS - JOIST

4. SAHIG, SUELO - FLOORING

5. SEPO - GIRT

6. BIGA - BEAM

7. BARAKILAN - BOTTOM CHORD

8. REOSTRA - PURLIN

9. SENEPA - FASCIA BOARD

10. KOSTILYAHE - CEILING JOIST

11. TABIKE - SIDING (EXTERNAL)

12. PILARETE - STUD (VERTICAL)

13. PABALAGBAG - STUD (HORIZONTAL)

14. PASAMANO - WINDOW SILL

15. SUMBRERO - WINDOW HEAD

16. HAMBA - WINDOW JAMB / DOOR JAMB

17. SINTURON - COLLAR PLATE

18. HARDINERA - STRINGER (OPEN)

19. MADRE (de escalera) - STRINGER (CLOSED)

20. BAYTANG - TREAD

21. TAKIP (SILIPAN) - RISER

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22. GABAY - HANDRAIL

23. MULDURA - MOULDING

24. SIBE - EAVE

25. BOLADA - PROJECTION

26. BALANGKAS - FRAME WORK

27. KANAL - GUTTER

28. ALULOD - CONDUCTOR

29. PLANCHUELA - W. I. STRAP

30. PIERNO - BOLT

31. PLANCHA - SCAFFOLDING

32. ESTAKA - STAKE

33. KUSTURADA - PLASTERED COURSE

34. PALITADA - STUCCO OR PLASTER

35. REBOCADA - SCRATCH COAT

36. PIKETA - PICKWORK (on masonry)

37. MONYEKA - VARNISH FINISH

38. BIENTO - SPACING OF GAP

39. LARGA MASA - CONCRETE SLAB (rough)

40. ASINTADA - ALIGNMENT

41. HULOG - PLUMB LINE

42. BALDOSA - CEMENT TILE

43. LADRILYO - CEMENT BRICK

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44. BATIDORA - DOOR FILLET

45. KANAL - GROOVE

46. HASPE - GOOD GRAIN

47. PLANTILYA - PATTERN / SCHEDULE

48. BISAGRA - HINGE

49. DE BANDEHA - PANELED DOOR

50. ESCOMBRO - EARTHFILL

51. LASTILYAS - MASONRY FILL

52. LIYABE - ADOBE ANCHOR

53. HINANG - SOLDER

54. ESTANYO - NICOLITE BAR

55. SUBAN, SUBUHAL - TEMPER (metal work)

56. PIE DE GALLO - DIAGONAL BRACE

57. PUNSOL - NAIL SETTER

58. POLEYA - WIRING KNOB

59. ESPOLON - CABINET HINGE