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

Definition for the Tagalog word mataas:

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1 [adjective] high; tall; elevated
2 [adjective] superior or excellent (e.g., high grades)

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Root: taas
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Mataás" can be used to describe tall objects (like a building) but should not be used to describe people. To describe a tall person, use the adjective "matangkád" instead.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Mataas Example Sentences in Tagalog: (11)
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Iniréreklamo nilá ang mataás na singíl sa toll.
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They complain about the high toll charge.
Natítiyák niyáng mataás ang makukuha niyáng marká.
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He is sure that he'll get a high mark.
Bakit nilá tinayuán ng mataás na gusa ang Santiago?
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Why did they build a tall building in Santiago?
Mas mataás ang mga tinátalón ni Berong.
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Berong's jumps are higher.
Lubháng mataás ang bilang ng kaso ng Covid-19 sa NCR.
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The number of Covid-19 cases in NCR is very high.
Pitóng ba ang nilagnát nang mataás at namatáy.
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Seven children developed a high fever and died.
Nagtamó ka ba ng mataás na marká?
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Did you receive a high grade?
Pinu mo ba si Ana dahil sa mataás niyáng marká sa klase?
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Did you commend Ana because of her high grade in class?
Mataás ang tingín ko sa taong nakákatanggáp sa mga puná ng ibáng tao.
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I have high regard for people who accept the opinion of other people.
Gaano kataás ang tinalón ni Suzie?
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How high did Suzie jump?

User-submitted Example Sentences (8):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Mataas ang alon.
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The waves are high.

Gaanong kataas yang tore?
Tatoeba Sentence #1712227 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How high is that tower?

Mataas ang kanyang sweldo.
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She gets a high salary.

Mataas na ang araw nang umalis ako sa kama.
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When I got out of bed, the sun was already high in the sky.

Hindi ko matandaan kung kaanong kataas siya.
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I don't remember how tall she is.

Mas mataas ka nang kalahating ulo kaysa sa akin.
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You're taller than me by half a head.

Ang tukudlangit ay nakatindig nang mas mataas ng ibang gusali sa palibot.
Tatoeba Sentence #1665632 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The skyscraper rose above the other buildings around.

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Alternate spelling(s):
matataas, kataas, tataas
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