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19:50 Jan 17, 2008
Tagalog to English translations [Non-PRO]
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
Tagalog term or phrase: mista
Looking for meaning, used as a slang expression

"Island hopping with my mista"
Michel
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Summary of answers provided
4mate/friend
Judy Almodovar
4"classmate" (Philippine Military Academy)Eric Gross
2mister -- husband
Leny Vargas


  

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mister -- husband


Explanation:
*husband

Leny Vargas
France
Local time: 09:55
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in TagalogTagalog, Native in EnglishEnglish
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"classmate" (Philippine Military Academy)


Explanation:
The term, "MISTAH)", I have come across when PMA (Philippine Military Academy) graduates are referring to one another.

Anyway, more context needed.



Eric Gross
United States
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Asker: Thank you... this makes perfect sense

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mate/friend


Explanation:
" mista" use instead of calling mate or name of friend or collegue. A military term.

Judy Almodovar
Italy
Local time: 09:55
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Native speaker of: Native in TagalogTagalog
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