Through centuries of contact, Philippine languages, especially Tagalog, have inherited many Hokkien terms into the vernacular. Most popular of these words are those that deal with food. Language borrowings happen when words are used in daily life.
Ate (阿姐 Achi) Elder sister
Ditse (二姐 Dichi) Appellation for second elder sister.
Sanse (三姐 Sanchi) Appellation for third elder sister.
Diko (二哥 Di–kē) Appellation for second elder brother.
Sanko (三哥 San–kē) Appellation for third elder brother.
Kusot (鋸屑 Ki-sut) Sawdust
Lithaw (犂頭 luey-thaw) Plow head