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

Definition for the Tagalog word mauna:

mauná  Play audio #23128
[verb] to be the first; to go first; to be ahead; to start; to precede; to lead / be in the leading position; to go before something; to anticipate

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Verb conjugations of mauna:

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Root: unaConjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
mauná  Play audio #23128
Completed (Past):
nauná  Play audio #23129
Uncompleted (Present):
naúuná  Play audio #23130
Contemplated (Future):
maúuná  Play audio #23131
Verb family:
unahin  |  
manguna  |  
maunahan  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Mauna Example Sentences in Tagalog: (11)
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Sino ang gustóng mauná?
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Who would like to go first?
Gustó mong mauná?
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Would you like to go ahead?
Nauná na akó.
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I went / did something ahead of you.
Sino ang naúuná?
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Who's ahead in / leading (the race)?
Naúuná ang letrang X sa letrang Y.
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The letter X comes before the letter Y.
Maúuná ang birthday mo sa akin.
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Your birthday comes before mine.
Mauná ka.
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You go first.
Mauná ka na.
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You go first.
Maúuná na akó at marami pa akóng kailangang gawín sa bahay.
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I'll go ahead as I still need to do a lot of things at home.
Malamáng maúuná akó sa iyóng dumatíng sa opisina.
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Most likely I'll arrive at the office ahead of you.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Mauna ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #3999494 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'll go first.

Nauna tayong dumating.
Tatoeba Sentence #4560177 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We arrived first.

Sino ang nauna sa inyo?
Tatoeba Sentence #5296217 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Which of you was here first?

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How to pronounce mauna:

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firstbe the firstbe firstanticipateanticipatesanticipatedanticipatinggo firstgoes firstwent firstgoing firstprecedpredesprecededprecedingbe aheadgo aheadwent aheadgoing aheadgoes aheadwas aheadbeing aheadgo aheadaheadgoes aheadgoing aheadwent aheadleadleadsledleadingleading positionin the lead
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