Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word bigla in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word bigla:

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[adverb/adjective] suddenly; sudden; abruptly; abrupt

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Bakit biglâ kang nagla?
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Why did you disappear so suddenly?
Bigláng sumamâ ang pakiramdám ni Vincent.
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Vincent suddenly felt bad.
Ayon sa resolusyón, kailangang siyasatin ang bigláng pagpapasará sa himpilan.
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According to the resolution, it is necessary to investigate the sudden closure of the station.
Nagkaguló ang mga sundalo nang bigláng magpaputók ang mga kaaway.
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The soldiers got confused when enemies suddenly opened fire.
Biglâ siyáng tumahimik.
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She suddenly fell silent.
Bigláng hindî na nagparamdám si Jessica.
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Suddenly Jessica didn't show up anymore.
Bigláng umulán.
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Suddenly, it rained.
Bigláng sumulpót ang malakíng taghiyawat sa noó ko.
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A big pimple suddenly appeared on my forehead.
Habang sinúsubukang buksán ng magnanakaw ang pintô, bigláng nagtahulan ang mga aso.
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While the burglar was attempting to open the door, the dogs suddenly all began barking.
Nágising akóng biglâ.
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I woke up suddenly.

User-submitted Example Sentences (7):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Biglang umulan, pero naglakad pa kami.
Tatoeba Sentence #1663158 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It began to rain, but we walked on.

Bahagyang nakauwi kami nang biglang umulan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1611651 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Hardly had we come home when it began to rain.

Hindi ko kinailangang magdilig ng mga bulaklak. Katatapos ko lamang ay biglang umulan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1643032 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I need not have watered the flowers. Just after I finished, it stared raining.

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