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

Definition for the Tagalog word kalaban:

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[noun] opponent; enemy; adversary; opposition; antagonist; competitor; fellow competitor; foe; rival

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Root: laban
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Taksíl siyá kasí sa kalaban siyá kumampí.
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He is a traitor because he sided with the enemy.
Ginapî ng bida ang mga kalabang bampira.
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The protagonist vanquished the enemy vampires.
Baba kamí sa mga kalaban namin!
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We will get back at our opponents!
Nag-share siyá ng sáloobín sa pagkapanalo ng kalaban.
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He shared his thoughts about the opponent's win.
Baón sa panig ng kalaban ang bolang hinataw ni Angel.
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The ball Angel hit was burried in the opponent's side.
Tinutukan siyá ng baríl sa ulo ng kalaban.
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The enemy pointed a gun at his head.
Hindî akó kumákampí sa mga kalaban.
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I don't ally with the opponents.
Inaka ko na própaganda lang itó ng mga kalaban.
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I assumed it was just a propaganda of the opponents.
Inatake ng mga sundalo ang kampo ng kalaban kanina.
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The soldiers attacked the enemy's camp earlier today.
Sumu na ang kalaban.
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The enemy / opponent already surrendered.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Mapanganib magpasok sa kampo ng mga kalaban.
Tatoeba Sentence #2760232 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Entering the foe's camp is full of danger.

Mahilig siyang gumawa ng tsismis, kaya marami siyang kalaban.
Tatoeba Sentence #2759140 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He likes to gossip, therefore he has a lot of enemies.

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How to pronounce kalaban:

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opponentoppositionadversaryenemycompetitorantagonistantagonisticfellow competitorfoerival
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