How To Say 'Don’t Worry' in Chabacano

Saying 'don’t worry' in Chabacano is easy. Just say no tu man lingasa.

Here is a dialogue in dialogue featuring this sentence.

Husband: No sabe mas yo cosa yo hace.  Ta perde ya yo esperanza.
Wife: Por que man? Cosa ya pasa?
Husband: Ya quita conmigo na trabajo este dia.
Wife: Ha? Por que daw?
Husband: No sabe yo.
Wife: Ay *dejalo lang. No tu man lingasa. Ay puede lang tu busca otra vez trabajo.
Husband: Ojala.

Here is an English translation of the dialogue above.

Husband: I don’t know what to do anymore. I’m feeling hopeless.
Wife: Why? What happened?
Husband: I was fired from my job today.
Wife: Huh? Why did that happen?
Husband: I don’t know.
Wife: Oh, just let it go. Don’t worry. You will be able to find a job again.
Husband: Let’s hope so.

Now let’s dissect the sentence no tu man lingasa.

No= no
Tu= you
Man Lingasa= to worry

The word lingasa means 'worry' (noun). We add man in front to make it a verb. This is the same form as man swimming or man jogging.


  1. Help me nmn gusto ko matutung mag chavacano please please help me

    1. Hi Rhian. You may visit this website to learn Chabacano:

      Hope that helps. :)