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

Definition for the Tagalog word tuwalya:

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[noun] towel; cloth towel; beef tripe

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Root: tuwalya
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Tuwalya" is the general term for all types of towels, except for the small and square face towel, which we call "bimpo".

You may also encounter this word in relation to food. In Filipino, "goto" is the general term for beef tripe, but the one with the surface resembling a towel's texture, is often called "tuwalya".


The ones that appear predominantly in the picture are what we call "tuwalya".

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Example Sentences Available Icon Tuwalya Example Sentences in Tagalog: (2)
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Inilubóg ni Ada ang tuwalya sa tubig
Ada soaked the towel in the water.
Sana inalala mong dalhín yung tuwalya mo.
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I wish you kept in mind to bring your towel.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
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Basa ang tuwalya.
Tatoeba Sentence #4654838 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The towel is wet.

Napakawalang silbi ng tuwalya.
Tatoeba Sentence #2844326 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The towel was quite useless.

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Alternate spelling(s):
twalya, tuwaliya, twaliya
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How to pronounce tuwalya:

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Related English Words:
towelcloth towelbeef tripetripe
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