Ilokano Funny Phrases and Axioms as a Form of Entertainment


  • Jun-Jun Ricortos Ramos Isabela State University - Roxas Institute of Teacher Education, Isabela State University, Roxas Campus, Roxas Isabela 3320, Philippines.


Axioms, Ilokano, Funny Phrases, Entertainment, etc.


The research was conducted to identify Ilokanos Funny phrases and Axioms. It was reflected that this is their form of entertainment in social media hence it was connected with their cultures and traditions as Ilokano. Among Ilokanos in Isabela it was show that what they post is merely an observation of real life what they‘ve experience hence this funny phrases and axioms is evidence they love and care among individual consciousness and to be aware of the post as if it you felt. The researcher first made a survey method using the purposive sampling technique in gathering Ilokano Funny Phrases and Axioms in social media. The data were gathered by means of a print screen using PC and cellphone. Based on the result of the research conducted: Entertaining oneself through social networking site is part of Ilokanos life if your post is felt by somebody who read it that means you are affected in his or her post such as the ilokano funny phrases Awan pakikibiyangak no haan nak kayat. Haan ka met nga kayat isunga agtalna ka! This post means mind your own business Ilokanos believed that no matter how you idolized a man if you do not love each other its useless therefore you must do nothing. The impact and reflections of axioms that were believed in by the Ilokanos are the following: Be Thankful Always, God has a purpose, Be Happy and spread positivity this proof that Ilokanos always view the positive side of our life.


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How to Cite

Ramos, J.-J. R. (2018). Ilokano Funny Phrases and Axioms as a Form of Entertainment. International Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities (IJSSH), 3(2), 26–42. Retrieved from