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

Definition for the Tagalog word hilig:

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[noun] fondness; preference; interest; liking; appetite for; inclination; flair; affinity; tendency

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Root: hilig
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Anó ang iyóng hilig kapág ikáw ay hindî abalá?
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What are you interested in when you are not busy?
Hindî ko maintindihán kung bakit ang hilig ni Boyet sa sugál.
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I do not understand why Boyet is fond of gambling.
Tátanggapín ka namin anumán ang mga hilig mo.
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We will accept you regardless of your interests.
Mas hilig ni Beatrice ang pag-arte kaysa pag-awit.
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Beatrice is more interested in acting than singing.

User-submitted Example Sentences (5):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Paggigitara ang hilig ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #1850733 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My hobby is playing the guitar.

Mga wika-wika ang hilig ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #1951222 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My hobby is languages.

Hilig ko ang pangongolekta ng mga lumang laruan.
Tatoeba Sentence #3049382 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My hobby is to collect old toys.

Ang artikulo tungkol sa Budismo'y binuhay ang hilig ko sa mga relihiyong Silanganin.
Tatoeba Sentence #1794770 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The article on Buddhism revived my interest in Oriental religions.

Iwasan mong buksan ang bintana; wala akong masyadong hilig na maramdaman ang hangin sa likod ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #1658713 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Avoid opening the window; I have no great desire to feel air currents on my back.

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