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Bisaya Challenge – Filipino-American 3-Year Old Translates English Words to Bisaya (Cebuano)

“If you don’t know your roots, you are like a leaf that does not know you are part of a tree.”

Very proud of my 3-year old toddler who can translate English words to Bisaya. I always converse with her in Bisaya, and if her dad doesn’t understand it, she always translates for him. As a second-generation American, I believe it’s important for her to embrace her Filipino culture and heritage.

But hey, isn’t it great to be able to communicate in a second language?

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