Root: tanggal

tanggal is a common word root in the Filipino language.

Meaning of the root tanggal:
~ related to detach; unfasten; disconnect

Tanggal Words and Definitions:

Example words using the Filipino / Tagalog root "tanggal"

tanggalín : [verb] to remove something; to disconnect something; to detach something; to unfasten something; to abolish someone/something   more... »
matanggál : [verb] to detach something (OF); to become detached (AF); to be able to detach something (OF); to be removed (AF); to remove something (OF); to be unlaced (AF); to get rid of something (OF); to be fired from a job   more... »
tanggál : [adjective] unfastened; removed; detached; dismissed from employment; fired; abolished   more... »
magtanggál : [verb] to remove; to detach   more... »
pagtanggál : [noun] unfastening; removal; removing; detaching   more... »
mánananggál : [noun] vampire like, frightening mythical creature of the Philippines that can detach from its midsection, usually has bat wings, and likes to suck the blood of people while they sleep   more... »
pantanggál : for removing   more... »
pangtanggál : for removing   more... »
magpatanggál : [verb] to have something removed   more... »
pagtatanggál : [noun] removal; detachment; firing (from a job)   more... »
tagtág : removed from being attached; detached; disconnected; separated; unfastened;   more... »
makatanggál : [verb] to be able to unfasten; to be able to detach   more... »
magkatanggal : [verb] to become disjoined, detached, etc.   more... »

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