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

Definition for the Tagalog word matuwa:

matuwâ  Play audio #9017
[verb] to be glad; to be pleased; to be delighted; to be joyful; to be happy; to enjoy; to have fun; to appreciate

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Verb conjugations of matuwa:

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Root: tuwaConjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
matuwâ  Play audio #9017
Completed (Past):
natuwâ  Play audio #19490
Uncompleted (Present):
natutuwà  Play audio #19491
Contemplated (Future):
matutuwâ  Play audio #19492
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Example Sentences Available Icon Matuwa Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Natutuwâ akó.
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I am glad. / I am happy.
Natuwâ akó dahil doón.
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I was happy because of that. / I was happy about that.
Natutuwâ ang mga ba sa unggóy sa zoo.
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The children are amused at the monkey at the zoo.
Natuwâ akóng naroón ka.
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I was glad that you were there.
Siguradong matutuwâ si Claire sa nangyari.
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For sure Claire will be pleased with what happened.
Natuwâ kamíng magkaroón ng iláng oras na pahingá.
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We were delighted to have a few hours to rest.
Nag-Tagalog ang mga bisita kayâ natuwâ ang pinuno.
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The leader was happy because the guests spoke Tagalog.
Natuwâ siyá nang mapag-alamáng magiging amá siyá.
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He was happy when he realized that he would be a dad.
Natuwâ akó nang punuín ko ng pagkain ang plato ko.
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I was happy when I filled my plate with food.
Marami ang matutuwâ kapág isinulong ang programa.
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Many people will be happy if the program pushes through.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Natutuwa ako sa litrato.
Tatoeba Sentence #1648837 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I found the picture interesting.

Matutuwa ka nang nagbabasa.
Tatoeba Sentence #1879312 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You will derive much pleasure from reading.

Natutuwa ako sa paglalangoy.
Tatoeba Sentence #1648626 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I find swimming fun.

Parang natutuwa siya sa astronomiya.
Tatoeba Sentence #4650158 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It seems that he is interested in astronomy.

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How to pronounce matuwa:

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Related Filipino Words:
tuwâtuwang-tuwâkakatwânakatutuwâmagkatuwángkatuwaanikatuwâpagkatuwapagkatuwaanKátuwaan lang
Related English Words:
be pleasedpleasedhappygladdelightedappreciateappreciatesappreciatedappreciatinghappybe happyenjoyenjoysenjoyedenjoyingfunhave funhad funhaving funjoyful
Grammatical Ligature:
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