Ahh, kilig. That infamous Taga-ilog word – a word with no known equivalent in other Philippine languages, nor in English or tongue from other more 'intellectual' languages. It describes an emotional high related to seeing two people in love or being lovey-dovey. In the developed world, the proper reaction of seeing people all lovey-dovey would be either to 1. be happy for them or 2. be jealous of them. Going all gaga like high school gals over something like this just describes the mental state of their fandom – high school, not even past puberty (no matter that a lot of them probably got several kids of their own and stuck in a live-in relationship with no hope of ever getting the same kind of fairytale wedding DongYan got).
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