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

Definition for the Tagalog word kulang:

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1 [adjective] lacking; insufficient; inadequate; deficient; short; incomplete; less; wanting; lacking
2 [noun] deficit

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Root: kulang
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Nakákainís na kulang siyá sa dedikasyón, hindî ba?
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It's frustrating that he lacks dedication, right?
Kulang ang pagsisikap mo kayâ bumagsák ka.
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You lack effort that's why you failed.
Kulang ang baon nilá para sa isáng linggó.
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They don't have enough allowance for one week.
Makákaharáp ka ng iláng problema sa kalusugan kung kulang ka sa ehersisyo.
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You will face a number of health risks as a result of lack of exercise.
Hindî makabilí si Tom ng bisikleta kasí kulang ang pera niyá.
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Tom couldn't buy a bicycle because he does not have enough money.
Kulang na sa lutóng ang chicharón mo.
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Your chicharon is not so crunchy anymore.

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Kulang ang pera ko ngayon.
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I'm short of cash at the moment.

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