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

Definition for the Tagalog word habang:

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[conjunction/adverb]  while; as long as; during; when / while

Root: habang
String frequency indicator:

Very Frequent
This string is used more frequently in formal content than casual content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Habang Example Sentences in Tagalog: (32)
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Matulog ka na muna habang walâ pa akó.
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Sleep for the meantime while I'm still out.
Ináawitan akó ng lola ko habang naglulu siyá.
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My grandmother sings to me while she's cooking.
Nakangitî siyá habang inaawit ang kantá ni Shawn Mendez.
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She was smiling while singing Shawn Mendez's song.
Habang tumatandâ si Angel, mas madalás na sumasa sa kaniyá ang alaalang itó.
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The older Angel gets, the more often this memory haunts her.
Sumigáw si Jane habang itinátakíp ang kumot sa kaniyáng ulo.
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Jane shouted as she used the blanket as a cover over her head.
Kinákabahán si Harry habang kumákantá sa entablado.
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Harry was nervous while singing on stage.
Inaresto si Teddy habang nagtatanghál sa entablado.
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Teddy was arrested while performing on stage.
Nahulog siyá habang bumababâ siyá ng hagdanan.
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He fell while going down the stairs.
Anó ang mangyayari kung magdédesisyón tayo habang galít.
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What will happen if we make decisions when we're angry?
Tauhan mo ang tindahan habang walâ akó.
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Man the store while I'm away.
Si Homer muna ang mamumu habang nasa bakasyón ang tagapangulo.
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Homer will take the lead while the chair is on vacation.
Nagmámaneho siyá habang nagtetéxt!
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She's driving while texting!
Kumákantá ka ba habang nalili?
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Do you sing in the shower?
Hindî tayo makákaalís habang umúulán.
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We won't be able to leave while it's raining.
Habang naglálakád, binanggâ siyá sa likód ng isáng malakíng ma.
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As he walked, he was hit from behind by a huge guy.

User-submitted Example Sentences (11):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Siya ay nagsasalita habang tulog.
Tatoeba Sentence #2796539 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He speaks in his sleep.

Sumisipol siya habang naglalakad.
Tatoeba Sentence #4661199 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He whistled as he walked.

Huwag magbasa habang oras ng pagkain.
Tatoeba Sentence #2769233 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do not read during the meal.

Umasal kayo nang maayos habang wala ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #7681404 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Behave yourselves while I'm gone.

Uminom ng kape si Tom habang naninigarilyo si Mary.
Tatoeba Sentence #3078982 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom drank coffee while Mary smoked a cigarette.

Susubukan kong huwag kang abalahin habang nag-aaral ka.
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I'll try not to disturb you while you're studying.

Susubukan kong huwag kang abalahin habang nag-aaral ka.
Tatoeba Sentence #5213846 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I will try not to disturb you while you are studying.

Tumae ang bata habang ito'y nasa loob ng silid-paaralan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2761958 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The child pooped while he was inside the classroom.

Binisita ko ang Hollywood habang ako ay nasa Los Angeles.
Tatoeba Sentence #2932130 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I visited Hollywood while I stayed in Los Angeles.

Kailangang manahimik ang mga mag-aaral habang nagkaklase.
Tatoeba Sentence #2809544 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Students must keep silent during a class.

Pinayuhan niyang mag-ibang bansa siya habang siya'y bata pa.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361162 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She advised him to go abroad while he was still young.

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How to pronounce habang:

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Related English Words:
whileas long asduringwhen
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