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

Definition for the Tagalog word matangkad:

matangkád  Play audio #3583
[adjective] tall (person)

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Root: tanngkad
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Matangkád" can be used to describe people, but should not be used to describe objects. For example, "tall building" should not use "matangkád," but should use "mataás" instead.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Matangkad Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Matangkád ang lalaki.
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The man is tall.
Matangkád si Mary.
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Mary is tall.
Sino ang matangkád na nagpipícture na iyón?
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Who is that tall person taking pictures?
Sinúsuntók ng matangkád na lalaki ang kawawang tindero.
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The tall man is punching the poor vendor.
Ang girlfriend ni Paul ay medyo matangkád.
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Paul's girlfriend is a bit tall.

User-submitted Example Sentences (7):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Matangkad siya at guwapo.
Tatoeba Sentence #1604696 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He is tall and handsome.

Sino ang mas matangkad, ikaw o si Ken?
Tatoeba Sentence #3133240 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Who is taller, you or Ken?

Ang mga lumad sa isla'y matangkad at malakas.
Tatoeba Sentence #1824145 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The inhabitants of the island are tall and strong.

Nakita niya ang isang matangkad na lalaki kahapon.
Tatoeba Sentence #1764912 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She saw a tall man yesterday.

Tatlong sentimetro kang mas matangkad kaysa sa akin.
Tatoeba Sentence #1794164 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You are three centimetres taller than me.

Ano nga ba ang itsura ni Tom? Matangkad ba siya? Mayroon ba siyang kayumangging buhok? Sumusuot ba siya ng salamin?
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What might Tom look like? Can he be tall? Does he have brown hair? Does he wear glasses?

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