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EtymologyEdit

From lakas +‎ ng +‎ loob, literally "strength from inside".

NounEdit

lakas ng loob

  1. (idiomatic) Courage; bravado.
    Kasabwat ng kanyang walang humpay na lakas ng loob, isinaksak niya ang manlulupig sa dibdib at nagtamo ng 100 EXP.
    Alongside his unwavering courage, he stabbed the conquistador in his heart and earned 100 EXP.

AdjectiveEdit

lakas ng loob

  1. (idiomatic, negative) Shameless.
    Ang lakas ng loob mong sigawan ang nanay mo; bigyan mo naman ng respeto.
    You sure have the guts to shout back to your mother; show her some respect.
  2. (idiomatic) Courageous; brave. (See lakas ang loob)

AdverbEdit

lakas ng loob

  1. (idiomatic) Courageously; bravely. (See also lakas na loob)
    Malakas ng loob ni Joeyboy na makipagsapalaran sa paghahanap ng trabaho upang iahon ang kanilang pamilya sa hirap.
    Joeyboy courageously fought odds in the search for a job to lift their family from poverty.

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