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

Definition for the Tagalog word gana:

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[noun] appetite; drive; zeal; gusto; earnings; profit; functioning; motivation

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Root: gana
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Walâ akóng ganang magsalitâ.
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I don't feel like speaking.
Walâ siyáng ganang mag-aral.
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She has no motivation / desire to study.
Nawalán na akó ng gana.
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I've lost my appetite.
Walâ nang gana sa buhay si Miro pagkatapos ng kaniyáng aksidente.
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Miro lost interest in life after his accident.
Pambihi ang gana ni Rina sa pagkain.
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Rina's appetite for food is extraordinary.
Nakikita ko ang gana niyá sa pag-aaral.
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I can see his appetite for learning.

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Nawalan ako ng gana.
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I've lost my appetite.

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How to pronounce gana:

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Related Filipino Words:
gumanamasaganaganadoganahanmaganapampaganapaganahinpagganawalang-ganang kumainnakapagpapagana
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