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

Definition for the Tagalog word tahimik:

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[adjective] quiet; silent; calm; peaceful

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Root: tahimik
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Sa mga panahong ito, imposibleng asahan na ang kapitbahayan namin ay magiging tahimik". = In these times, it's impossible to expect that our neighborhood will become peaceful

"Si Alice ay biglang naging tahimik nang marinig niya ang magandang balita" = Alice suddenly became silent when she heard the good news.

In case you'd hear the phrase "lumagay sa tahimik", it's an idiomatic expression that means "to get married". Its literal translation is "to put oneself in a quiet environment".

"Kailan ba kayong dalawa lalagay sa tahimik?" = When will you two get married?

"Ayaw pa ni John na lumagay sa tahimik kasi wala pa siyang magandang trabaho" = John would not like to get married yet because he still doesn't have a good job.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Tahimik Example Sentences in Tagalog: (7)
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Bakit ka tahimik kanina?
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Why were you quiet earlier today?
Magandá ang tahimik na ba.
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The quiet child is beautiful.
Nagpahayág ng nilóloób si Rico sa tahimik na paraán.
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Rico expressed himself in a quiet way.
Maráranasan mo ang tahimik na buhay sa probinsya.
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You will experience the quiet life in the countryside.
Tahimik sa bahay pag walâ ang mga ba.
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It's quiet at home when the children are gone.
Huwág kang tahimik lang diyán, magsalitâ ka!
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Don't just be silent there, speak up!
Si Alice ay bigláng nagíng tahimik nang mariníg niyá ang magandáng bali.
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Alice suddenly became silent when she heard the good news.

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Tahimik at makinig!
Tatoeba Sentence #2929921 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Shut up and listen!

Tahimik siyang tao.
Tatoeba Sentence #5222209 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He is a quiet person.

Buong araw nanatiling tahimik si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #3243783 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom kept silent all day long.

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How to pronounce tahimik:

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Related Filipino Words:
katahimikanTumahimik ka!tumahimikmanahimikmatahimikpatahimikinpananahimikmatahimiknapakatahimikpagpapatahimik
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