How many vegetables in “Bahay Kubo”?

There are different Filipino Folk songs that are very popular with kids. Some of them include Leron Leron Sinta, Bahay Kubo, Paruparong Bukid, Sitsiritsit, Doon Po Sa Amin, Magtanim Ay Di Biro, etc.

Bahay Kubo (Nipa Hut in English) is very common and loved by children. It is taught to children at a young age for them to be more familiar with fruits and vegetables. This song is about a small nipa hut with various fruits and vegetables around it.

You can check out the lyrics of Bahay Kubo here.

How many fruits and vegetables are in “Bahay Kubo”?

So, do you know how many fruits and vegetables are in this song? There are a total of eighteen fruits and vegetables mentioned. They are the following:

  1. jicama | singkamas
  2. eggplant | talong
  3. winged beans | sigarilyas
  4. peanuts | mani
  5. long beans | sitaw
  6. lablab | bataw
  7. lima beans | patani
  8. winter melon | kundol
  9. sponge gourd | patola
  10. bottle gourd | upo
  11. squash | kalabasa
  12. radishes | labanos
  13. mustard | mustasa
  14. onions | sibuyas
  15. tomatoes | kamatis
  16. garlic | bawang
  17. ginger | luya
  18. sesame | linga