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

Definition for the Tagalog word tanga:

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[noun/adjective] idiot; stupid; dumb ass; idiotic; asinine

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Root: tanga
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Tangá ang tawag sa isáng tao kapág hindî lubós na pinag-íisipan ang kaniyáng sinasabi.
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An idiot is what someone is called when he does not really think about what he says.
Madalás akóng tawaging tangá ng kaaway ko sa klase.
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I am often called a stupid by my enemy in class.
Subukan mo akóng bansagán ng tangá nang masapak kitá.
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Try to call me a jerk so I can punch you.
Sinabihan ka niyáng tangá sa pag-ibig?
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He told you that you are stupid in love?
Nagmukhâ akóng tangá sa haráp nilá.
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It made me look stupid in front of them.

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Mukha kang tanga.
Tatoeba Sentence #4560263 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You look stupid.

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How to pronounce tanga:

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jerkdoltidiotstupidstupid personidioticasininedumbassdumb ass
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