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

Definition for the Tagalog word ina:

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[noun] mother

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Root: ina
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Humabol ang ba sa kaniyáng iná.
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The child ran after his mother.
Nagdudulot ng kahihiyán sa kaniyáng iná ang batang waláng disiplina.
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An undisciplined child brings shame on his mother.
Dáhan-dahang binuhat ng iná ang natutulog na anák.
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The mother gently carried the sleeping child.
Paano mo mapagtatagumpayan ang mga hirap ng pagiging iná?
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How can you overcome the challenges of being a mother?
Maaapu ng mabaít na iná ang mapusók na anák.
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A kind mother will be able to stop an impulsive child.
Mahalagá ang papél na ginágampanán ng mga iná sa bahay.
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Mothers have a big part to play at home.
Tinítingnán ng iná ang anák niyáng natutulog.
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The mother is gazing at her sleeping child.
Nakákasanayan niyáng sumagót sa kaniyáng iná.
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He's forming a habit to talk back to his mother.
Ang ate ko ang gumáganáp na iná sa aming magkakapatíd.
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My older sister fulfills the role of a mother to us siblings.
Hindî ikinatuwâ ng iná ang kalokohan ng anák.
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The mother was not happy about the child's mischief.

User-submitted Example Sentences (5):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Sinabi mo na ba sa iyong ina?
Tatoeba Sentence #4491777 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Have you told your mom?

Sinamahan siya ng kanyang ina.
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She was accompanied by her mother.

Ang aking ina ay isa ring guro.
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My mother is a teacher, too.

Namatay ang ina ni Tom noong bata pa siya.
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Tom's mother died when he was young.

Sa teatro, si Kathy at ang kanyang ina ay nagpalitan ng upuan.
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At the theater, Kathy changed seats with her mother.

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How to pronounce ina:

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Related Filipino Words:
mag-ináinahíninaíniná-inahaninahanináng-pangumanmag-iniinainang dulangan
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