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

Definition for the Tagalog word nakakahiya:

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[adjective] embarrassing; awkward; disgraceful; shameful; unworthy; scandalous; humiliating

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Root: hiya
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Nakákahiyâ ang inasal mo kanina.
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The way you behaved earlier was embarrassing.
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How embarrassing!
Huwág tayong magkákalát dito kasí nakákahiyâ.
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Let's not litter / behave poorly here, because it would be embarrassing.
Napípilitan lang akóng sumama sa kanilá kasí nakákahiyâ kung hindî.
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I have no choice but to join them because it would be embarrassing if I didn't.

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