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bagay

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

Definition for the Tagalog word bagay:


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[noun]  thing; item; matter; object; article
[adjective]  suitable; suiting; suitable for; compatible; apropos; appropriate; typical; applicable; fitting

Root: bagay
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Ang tubig ay isáng bagay na kailangan nating lahát" = Water is a thing/something that we all need.

Waláng bagay = "nothing"/no bother

"Huwág ka nang mágpasalamat sa ginawâ ko. Waláng bagay 'yun sa akin" = Don't even thank me for what I did. It's nothing to me.

Bágay-bagay = an assortment of things

"Ang pináguusapan namin ay mga bágay-bagay na siguradong hindi ka magiging interesado" = What we are discussing are (an assortment of) things that for sure you'll not be interested in.

Waláng kabágay-bagay = (something) of no significance

"Waláng kabágay-bagay ang pinág-awayan nilá Anna at Mary" = Anna and Mary quarreled over something so trivial.

Adjective:

Bagay = suitable

"Bagay kay Bob ang may bigote" = Having a mustache suits Bob

"Mas bagay kay Mary ang mahabang buhók" = Mary looks better with long hair.

"Kapé ang bagay sa cake na itó" = Coffee is what will go well with this cake.

"Kung masyadong payát ang isáng babae, hindi bagay na magsuót siyá ng puláng pantalón kasí magmumukhâ siyáng thermometer" = If a woman is too skinny, it's not appropriate for her to wear red pants because she'd look like a thermometer. 😁

Common verb forms: (related to "suitable" meaning)

Bumagay = to suit (subject-focused) - bumagay, bumábagay, babagay

"Kailangang bumilí ni Rose ng sapatos na babagay sa bago niyáng damít" = Rose needs to buy a pair of shoes that will match her new dress.

Mabagay = to be suitable/fitting (subject-focused) - normally used only in the present tense - "nababagay"

"Ang nababagay na magíng asawa ni Anna ay si Mark" = The suitable man to become Anna's husband/the suitable husband for Anna is Mark

Makibagay = to fit in with; "when in Rome, do as the Romans do" (subject-focused) - nakibagay, nakíkibagay, makíkibagay

"Kapág nasa ibáng bansâ ka, kailangan mong makibagay sa paraán ng pamumuhay nila" = When you're in another country, you need to adjust/adapt to their way of life.

Bagayan = to suit/match/adapt to something (object-focused) - binagayan, binábagayan, babagayan

"Subukan mong bagáyan'/gayahin ang pag-uugalì ni Tom kasí isa siyáng mabaít na bata" = Try to imitate/copy Tom's character because he's a good boy.

"Hindí lahát ng babae ay binábagayan ng maiklíng buhók" = Not all women look good with short hair.

Very Frequent
Example Sentences Available Icon Bagay Example Sentences in Tagalog: (29)
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Ang gustó ko sa iyó, kumakanâ ka sa lahát ng bagay.
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What I like about you is that you succeed in everything.
Bagay sayó ang luntian.
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Green suits you.
Pipilitin niyáng pagawaín ka ng bagay na malî.
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He will force you to do something that is not right.
Huwág kang gumamit ng mga bagay na hindî sa iyó.
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Don't use things that don't belong to you.
Magdalá lang mga bagay na magkakasya sa maleta mo.
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Only carry items than can fit in your luggage.
Mahirap ipahayág ang mga bagay na hindî mo maunawaan.
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It's difficult to express things that you don't understand.
Tutukuyin nilá ang mga bagay na kailangan nilá sa kaniláng kasál.
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They will specify the stuff they need for their wedding.
Magdédesisyón kamí mamayâ tungkól sa bagay na itó.
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We will decide on this matter later.
Kailangang ganapín nilá ang lahát ng bagay na iniutos ko.
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They had to observe all the things I commanded.
Gagayahin ko ang mga mabubuting bagay na makikita ko.
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I'm going to imitate the good things I see.

User-submitted Example Sentences (30):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Kinakain nila itong mga bagay.
Tatoeba Sentence #1783537 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They eat these things.


Hindi sila bagay sa isa't isa.
Tatoeba Sentence #2810739 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They are not suited to each other.


Huwag mag-away sa walang bagay.
Tatoeba Sentence #1700527 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Don't quarrel over trifles.


Hindi tatagal ang bagay na ito.
Tatoeba Sentence #3243756 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
This thing won't last long.


Isang bagay lamang ang nais ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #7633045 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I only want one thing.


Bagay ang kurbatang iyan sa baro mo.
Tatoeba Sentence #2128417 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That tie goes well with your shirt.


Di ko ugali tapusin ang isang bagay.
Tatoeba Sentence #1020809 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Fishing just isn't my line.


Tingnan mo ang laki ng bagay na 'yan!
Tatoeba Sentence #2428012 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Look at the size of that thing!


Bagay talaga sa iyo ang kurbatang iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #3046929 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That tie really suits you.


Paano mo nalaman itong mga bagay na ito?
Tatoeba Sentence #4508912 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How do you know all these things?


Bagay talaga sa kanya ang maikling buhok.
Tatoeba Sentence #2929805 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Short hair really suits her.


Madaming magandang bagay ang iniwan ng hari.
Tatoeba Sentence #1020803 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The king left a large fortune behind.


Agham ng mga bagay ng langit ang astronomiya.
Tatoeba Sentence #4650151 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Astronomy is the science of heavenly bodies.


Kalikasang tao ang maabala ng mga ganoong bagay.
Tatoeba Sentence #1811965 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It is human nature to be bugged by such things.


Bakit kaya gusto mong gawin ang mga ganyang bagay?
Tatoeba Sentence #2774176 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Why would you want to do something like that?


Huwag mong gawin ang isang bagay na iyong ikasisi.
Tatoeba Sentence #2965951 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Don't do anything you'll regret.


Ganyang simpleng bagay ang alam ng maliit na bata.
Tatoeba Sentence #1593280 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The smallest child knows such a simple thing.


Seryosohin mo ang mga bagay nang higit na kaunti pa.
Tatoeba Sentence #2794789 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Take things a little more seriously.


Hinding-hindi gagawin ng isang Hapon ang ganyang bagay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2917657 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
A Japanese would never do such a thing.


Naniniwala ka ba sa mga hindi tukoy na lumilipad na bagay?
Tatoeba Sentence #1854809 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do you believe in UFOs?


Gusto nilang pag-usapan ang mga bagay tungkol sa relihiyon.
Tatoeba Sentence #1817751 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They want to talk about religion.


Di ko alam ang mga bagay noong nakalipas nang 100 o 50 taon.
Tatoeba Sentence #1760016 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't know how things were a hundred or fifty years ago.


Hindi rin naman ako interesado gawin ang mga bagay na ganyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #4444145 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'm not even interested in doing that kind of thing.


Ang kaalaman ng wika ay isang bagay; ang pagtuturo nito ay iba pa.
Tatoeba Sentence #1932697 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
To know a language is one thing, and to teach it is another.


Si Tom ay may ilan pang mga bagay na gagawin bago siya makakaalis.
Tatoeba Sentence #2782224 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom has a few more things to do before he can leave.


Ito'y isang bagay na nakikita natin pero hindi nililinis araw-araw.
Tatoeba Sentence #2774131 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's something we see but don't clean every day.


Ang mga patalastas ang nag-uudyok sa ating bumili ng maluluhong bagay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2929799 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Advertisements urge us to buy luxuries.


Ang isang bagay ay hindi kailangang totoo bagamat ipinagpapatayan ng tao.
Tatoeba Sentence #1785874 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.


Hindi pinayagan ng doktor ang tatay ko na magbuhat ng mabibigat na bagay.
Tatoeba Sentence #4049572 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The doctor didn't allow my father to carry heavy things.


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Alternate spelling(s):
bgay
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How to pronounce bagay:

BAGAY AUDIO CLIP:
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Markup Code:
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Related Filipino Words:
bágay-bagaybagay na bagaymakibagaypakikibagaybumagayibagaybagayannababagaymabagaymagkakabagay
Related English Words:
thingarticletypicalsuitablesuitable forcompatibleobjectappropriateapplicableaproposfittingmattersuitingsuits
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