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

Definition for the Tagalog word maligaya:

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[adjective] happy; merry; glad; festive; [adverb] happily; merrily

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Root: ligaya
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Maligayang Paskó!
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Merry Christmas!
Maligayang kaarawán!
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Happy birthday!
Maligayang Paskó sa inyóng lahát!
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Merry Christmas to you all!
Maligayang ba!
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Congratulations! / Happy Birthday!

User-submitted Example Sentences (9):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Maligayang bati, Muiriel!
Tatoeba Sentence #5213841 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Happy birthday, Muiriel!

Maligayang Pasko, mahal ko!
Tatoeba Sentence #2927075 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Merry Christmas, my love!

Maligayang pagdating sa Tatoeba.
Tatoeba Sentence #1891460 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Welcome to Tatoeba!

Maligayang pagdating sa aking bahay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2765589 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Welcome to my home.

Bagamat siya'y mayaman, di siya maligaya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1653237 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Though she is rich, she is not happy.

Maligayang pagbabalik. Hanap-hanap ka namin!
Tatoeba Sentence #2796368 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Welcome back. We missed you!

Magandang kuwitis ang nagtapos sa dalawang maligayang araw na iyon.
Tatoeba Sentence #1662283 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Beautiful fireworks conclude these two joyful days.

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How to pronounce maligaya:

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Related Filipino Words:
ligayakaligayahanMaligayang balumigayamagpaligayaalegriyapampaligayamagpakaligayaikaligayamagtamong-ligaya
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