Meaning of pasalubong in English:


Pronunciation /ˌpasəˈluːbɒŋ/


mass nounPhilippines
  • A gift or souvenir given to a friend or relative by a person who has returned from a trip or arrived for a visit.

    ‘these tasty treats are perfect to bring home as pasalubong for your family and friends’
    • ‘she's a generous giver of pasalubongs’


Tagalog, literally ‘something for the welcoming’, from salubong ‘meet, welcome’.