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

Definition for the Tagalog word buwaya:

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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.
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The huge crocodile attacked the boy.

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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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