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

Definition for the Tagalog word saglit:

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1 [adverb] momentarily; briefly; real quick; for a moment; suddenly
2 [noun] an instant; a brief moment of time

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Root: saglit
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May kunin lang akó saglít.
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I need to get something real quick.
Maaa bang iwanan mo akó nang saglít?
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Would you please leave me alone for a minute?
Saglít pa ay tumunóg ang cell phone ni Nadine.
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Suddenly Nadine's cell phone rang.

User-submitted Example Sentences (6):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Tumigil ang musika nang saglit.
Tatoeba Sentence #1360405 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The music stopped for a minute.

Bakit hindi ka matulog nang saglit?
Tatoeba Sentence #3086287 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Why don't you take a nap?

Di ko isip sa isang saglit na mali ka.
Tatoeba Sentence #1851469 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I do not for a moment think you are wrong.

Maaari bang iwanan mo kami nang saglit?
Tatoeba Sentence #2796560 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Would you please leave us alone for a minute?

Bantayan mo ang bata para sa akin nang saglit.
Tatoeba Sentence #2763651 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Keep an eye on the child for me for a moment.

Tapos ko nang gawin ang lahat ng aking takdang-aralin at nais kong magpahinga nang saglit.
Tatoeba Sentence #2818352 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have done all of my homework and I'd like to take a short break.

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How to pronounce saglit:

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momentarilyinstantmomentsecondawhilereal quickfor a momentsuddenly
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