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

Definition for the Tagalog word kawawa:

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[adjective] poor; pitiful; poor thing; pitiable; deserving pity

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Root: kawawa
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Ang kawawang ba ay nadapâ.
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The poor (pitiable) child stumbled.
Binaríl ng lasíng ang kawawang aso.
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The drunk person shot the poor dog.
Sinúsuntók ng matangkád na lalaki ang kawawang tindero.
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The tall man is punching the poor vendor.

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Kawawang pusa! Hindi niya mahuli ang maliksing daga.
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Poor cat! She can't catch the nimble mouse.

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How to pronounce kawawa:

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Related English Words:
poorpitifulpoor thingpitiabledeserving pity
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