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

Definition for the Tagalog word iilan:

íilán  Play audio #12925
[adjective] only a few; few only; several

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Root: ilan
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Example Sentences Available Icon Iilan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (2)
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Íilán ang bulaklák.
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There are only a few flowers.
Íilán ang kaibigan ni Jose.
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Jose has only a few friends.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
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May iilang panulat ako.
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I have a few pens.

Sumulat ako ng iilang kanta noong nakaraang linggo.
Tatoeba Sentence #3585877 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I wrote a couple of songs last week.

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How to pronounce iilan:

Play audio #12925
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Related Filipino Words:
ilánmangilán-ngilánkailanánpang-ilánnakailánmakailánTig-ilán?mag-ilánhindî iilánanilán
Related English Words:
fewfew onlyonly a fewseveral
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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