1. Kung gusto mong tumagal pa ang aking buhay, kailangang ako ay mamatay. (If you want my life to be longer, I need to die.)
2. Kinain ko ang isa, itinapon ko ang dalawa. (I ate one, and threw away two.)
3. Bulak na bibitin-bitin, di puwedeng balutin. (Cotton that hangs up high cannot be wrapped.)
4. Nagdaan si Tarzan, nabiyak ang daan. (Tarzan passed by, and the road was split.)
5. Nung bata ay may buntot, noong lumaki ay nagkatuhod. (When it was young, it had a tail. When it grew up, it acquired knees.)
The answers are below….
1. kandila (candle)
2. tulya (oyster/clam)
3. ulap (cloud)
5. palaka (frog)
For those asking for more bugtong (Filipino riddles) you’ll be glad to know we have a page full of riddles, and you can find the compilation in this page: Mga Bugtong / Filipino riddles.