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

Definition for the Tagalog word kina:

kiná  Play audio #9415
[preposition] to; toward; at; for; with; (plural form of "kay"); preposition typically used before plural proper nouns

View Monolingual Tagalog definition of kina »

Root: kina
The Dictionary is now an App!
iOS App Android App
Example Sentences Available Icon Kina Example Sentences in Tagalog: (8)
Example sentences hand-crafted by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
Click/Tap an underline word to see its literal definitionClick or tap any underlined word to see a literal translation.
Magstáy ka muna kiná Tita Bella mo.
Play audio #44241Audio Loop
Stay at your Tita Bella's house first.
Sinabi niyá kiná Allen at Jilian ang pangyayari.
Play audio #27406 Play audio #27407Audio Loop
He told Allen and Jillina what happened.
Kukunan ko siyá ng pagkain mulâ kiná Abby.
Play audio #36889Audio Loop
I will get her some food from Abby's.
Anóng landás ang nakaharáp kiná Patch at Marco?
Play audio #37399Audio Loop
What course is set before Patch and Marco?
Sunduín mo akó kiná Alice mamayâ.
Play audio #28350 Play audio #28351Audio Loop
Pick me up at Alice's place later.
Hilingín kiná Cardo at Alyana na gamitin ang impormasyón mulâ sa libró.
Play audio #27630 Play audio #27631Audio Loop
Ask Cardo and Alyana to use information from the book.
Idádaán ko lang sandalî itóng regalo kiná Jill.
Play audio #46777Audio Loop
I will just quickly drop off this gift at Jill's place.
Kiná Vincent akó tumútulóy kapág pumúpuntá akó sa Hong Kong.
Play audio #38403Audio Loop
I stay at Vincent's family's place when I go to Hong Kong.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Nakilala ko siya kina Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #2763645 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I met him at Tom's house.

Nabibilang si Tom kina John at Mary.
Tatoeba Sentence #2798359 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom belongs with John and Mary.

Tatoeba SentenceNotice: The Tatoeba sentences are from and are provided under the CC BY 2.0 FR creative commons license. Some of the Tatoeba sentences are also under CC0 1.0. See their website for more details. This only applies to Tatoeba sentences and not the other sentences on All other sentences are © copyright protected by
Alternate spelling(s):
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

Join us! We are a free online community for Filipino / Tagalog language learners

How to pronounce kina:

Play audio #9415
Markup Code:
Related English Words:
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
Feedback / Suggestions:
Did you find an error or do you know of an improvement for this entry? Please let us know, your feedback is very helpful!
Submit Suggestion »