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buwaya

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

Definition for the Tagalog word buwaya:


buwaya  Play audio #12588
1 [noun] alligator; crocodile
2 [adjective] corrupt (slang)

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Root: buwaya
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Sinalakay ng malakíng buwaya ang batang lalaki.
Play audio #49237Audio Loop
 
The huge crocodile attacked the boy.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
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Kumain ng buwaya si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #2844324 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom ate a crocodile.


Kinain si Tom ng isang buwaya.
Tatoeba Sentence #2810708 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
A crocodile has eaten Tom.


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Alternate spelling(s):
buaya
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How to pronounce buwaya:

BUWAYA AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #12588
Markup Code:
[rec:12588]
Related Filipino Words:
isdâng-buwaya
Related English Words:
alligatorcrocodilecorrupttricky
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
buwayang
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