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

Definition for the Tagalog word manugang:

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[noun] son-in-law or daughter-in-law

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Root: manugang
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
In Filipino, we need to mention the gender of the person to distinguish between the son- and the daughter-in-law. "Lalaki" is "male" and "babae" is "female". "Na" functions as "that is".

"Manugang na lalaki" = "lalaking manugang" = son-in-law (In-law that is male)

"Manugang na babae" = "babaeng manugang" = daughter-in-law (In-law that is female)

For the parents-in-law, we use the term "biyenan" and also use the gender terms to make distinctions.

"Biyenan na/Biyenang lalaki" = "lalaking biyenan" = father-in-law

"Biyenan na/Biyenang babae" = "babaeng biyenan" = mother-in-law

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Makákaharáp ni Nanay ang magiging manugang na babae.
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Mom will meet her future daughter-in-law.

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How to pronounce manugang:

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Related English Words:
son in lawdaughter in law
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