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
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)
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
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