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

Definition for the Tagalog word grabe:

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1 [adjective] severe; intense; serious; grave; weighty
2 [interjection] Wow!; Oh my! Too much!

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Root: grabe
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Grabe ang iyák ni Karen sa klase kanina.
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Karen was crying her heart out in class earlier.
Grabe ang kilíg ko kanina.
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Wow, I was so thrilled earlier.
Grabe ang putók ng lalaking katabí ko sa bus.
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The body odor of the man beside me on the bus was too much.
Grabe, anó ba ang gustó mo?
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Wow, what do you want?
Grabe ang kondisyón ng pasyenteng may COVID-19.
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The condition of the patient with COVID-19 is severe.
Grabe na ang ginagawâ mo.
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What you're doing is too much.
Grabe, ang guwapo niyá!
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Oh my, he's so handsome!

User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
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May grabeng problema tayo rito.
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We have a serious problem here.

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Alternate spelling(s):
grav, grabi
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How to pronounce grabe:

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Related English Words:
seriouswowoh mytoo muchsevereintense
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