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

Definition for the Tagalog word kahihiyan:

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[noun] shame; embarrassment; shyness; humiliation; dishonor

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Root: hiya
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Example Sentences Available Icon Kahihiyan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Hindî kahihiyán ang pagbabâ sa puwesto.
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It's not shameful to step down from the position.
Nagdudulot ng kahihiyán sa kaniyáng iná ang batang waláng disiplina.
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An undisciplined child brings shame on his mother.
Nagpápakamatáy ang ilán sa halíp na harapín ang kahihiyán.
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Some opt to commit suicide rather than deal with the shame.
Tinakpán niyá ang kaniyáng mukhâ sa kahihiyán.
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She covered her face in shame.
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