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

Definition for the Tagalog word biglaan:

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[adverb] suddenly; sudden; extemporaneous; offhand

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Root: bigla
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Magdádaán siyá sa isáng malakí at biglaang pagbabago.
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He will undergo a big and sudden change.
Hindî biglaan ang kaniyáng pagbabago.
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Her transition wasn't abrupt.
Dumanas ang kaniyáng pamilya ng biglaang trahedya.
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Her family suffered a sudden tragedy.
Mangyayari ba itó nang biglaan?
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Will it happen suddenly?
Hindî bumagyó nang biglaan at waláng babalâ.
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The storm did not come suddenly without warning.

User-submitted Example Sentences (6):
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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