Ngem Top definition
conjunction · General
The word "ngem" is used to nullify the first part of the statement/sentence.
English term: But
I think "ngem" is originally an Ilocano word ngem adopted by us Igorot people. (See what I did there?) In fact, most Igorot people are conversant in Ilocano.
- 1. Nasakit "ngem" uray. (It hurts but that's okay.)
- 2. She's hot "ngem" lazy.
- 3. That woman pretends to be an angel online "ngem" in reality, she's the son of the devil.
- 4. Pangit ak ngem bagay ko. (I'm ugly but it fits me.)
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