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

Definition for the Tagalog word tahanan:

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[noun] home; household; residence; abode; domicile

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Root: tahanan
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Tahanan" is a more intimate version of "bahay". A "bahay" is a building, whereas a "tahanan" is a "home." That is to say, "Home (tahanan) is where the heart is."

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Example Sentences Available Icon Tahanan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (7)
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Iyán lang ang natatangì kong alaala sa dati kong tahanan.
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That's the only distinct memory I have of my old home.
Anóng u ng tahanan ang tinítirahán niyá?
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What sort of home does he have?
Gustó kong manirahan sa isáng tahanang punô ng pagmamahál.
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I want to live in a home filled with love.
Lúlutasín ni Rodrigo ang kalagayang nakákaharáp niyá sa tahanan.
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Rodrigo will cope with the situation he's facing at home.
Sa iláng tahanan, karaniwang may alak at isinásabáy itó sa pagkain.
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In some homes, alcoholic beverages are a staple taken with meals.
Punuín ng pagmamahál ang inyóng tahanan.
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Fill your home with love.
Sa tahanan lang palá matátagpuán ang tunay na kaligayahan.
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I realize that true happiness can be found at home.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Mahusay naman ang lahat sa tahanan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1931011 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
All are well at home.

Mahal ko ang sining at mga matatahimik na hapon sa tahanan.
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I love art and quiet evenings at home.

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