Hinlalato is a word in Tagalog with its meaning is middle finger; middle toe.
Hinlalato is a symbol of freedom. It is the middle finger raised to express anger and frustration. But this time, it is not an angry gesture. It is an invitation to all those who want to be part of this new community we are building together.
It’s a place where you can get inspired, learn new things, and share your thoughts with like-minded people who share your passion for design, travel, food and culture.
The word ‘hinlalato’ comes from the word ‘hinlalahad’ which means to go up or ascend. The middle finger is actually known as the index finger in other languages such as English, Spanish and German. The index finger is used for pointing purposes, but not in Tagalog-speaking countries such as Philippines and Indonesia where it is considered an insult if you point your index finger at someone else because this gesture is equivalent to telling someone off or giving them the middle finger.
Meaning of Hinlalato
The meaning of Hinlalato can be translated into English as “middle finger” or “middle toe”. The term is often used when someone has done something wrong or made a mistake, especially if they are younger than you are.
Hinlalato is a Filipino term that refers to the middle finger. The word hinlalato can be used as a noun or an adjective.
In English, it’s called the “ring finger” and is often associated with engagement rings, as it’s generally considered to be the best choice for placing a diamond.
The term hinlalato was derived from hinlalaki, which means “to stroke.”
History of Hinlalato
The word Hinlalato also refers to the act of flipping off someone or something. It is commonly used as an insult or an expression of anger, frustration and displeasure.
A person who flips off another person or thing might be considered rude and disrespectful. However, in some cases it may simply be a way to vent one’s emotions and not meant as an insult at all.
The term “hinlalato” has been around since at least 1989 when it started appearing in print in the form of articles, books and other publications that were written by Filipino writers. It was also used by Filipino celebrities and politicians to describe their opinions on various issues regarding Philippine politics and society during that time period.