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08:33 Nov 27, 2001
English to Tagalog translations [Non-PRO] Art/Literary
Explanation: Hi. If you wish to use "proud" in the positive context (i.e. not "arrogant" or "boastful"), then the appropriate Tagalog word is "ipinagmamalaki", a verb meaning "have pride on" or "to pride on (one's self)". Thus, your entire phrase would read "Ipinagmamalaki ko kung sino ako", wherein the direct word-for-word translations are as follows:
Ipinagmamalaki = "have pride on"
ko = "I"
kung sino = "who"
ako = "myself"
Thus, the entire Tagalog phrase would mean "I pride myself on who I am ", or "I pride myself on my self-identity".
On the other hand, if you wish to convey "proud" as "boastful", you could use the Tagalog word "mayabang", which comes from the word "yabang", meaning "boasting" or "air of arrogance".
Hope this helps!
Native Tagalog speaker and resident of Manila since birth