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

Definition for the Tagalog word lamon:

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[noun] devouring; gorging; stuffing oneself with food

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Root: lamon
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
Imagine how a pig eats and you'll understand what "lamon" means. It is a root word and not a very nice word, but it is used often enough either to effect humor or spite.

"Lumamon" (to devour - subject-focused verb) - lumamon, lumalamon, lalamon

"Lamunin" (object-focused verb) - nilamon, nilalamon, lalamunin

"Tayo nang lumamon!" = C'mon let's eat! (May be said among good friends as a humorous way of inviting them to eat)

"Sa sobrang gutom namin at sarap ng pagkain, lamon ang ginawa namin" = Out of our intense hunger and savoriness of the food, we ate like pigs

"Nasaan 'yang tamad na si Paul? Siguro lumalamon na naman sa kusina" = Where's that lazy Paul? Maybe he's devouring food in the kitchen again.

"Nilamon ng tigre ang kawawang kambing" = The tiger engorged the poor goat.

"Delikadong maglayag sa dagat sa maliit na bangka kapag may bagyo kasi malamang na lalamunin ka ng dagat." = It is dangerous to sail out to sea on a small boat when there's a storm because most likely the sea will engulf you.

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How to pronounce lamon:

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gorgingstuffingeatingeatchow down
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