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

Definition for the Tagalog word bawal:

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[adjective]  prohibited; forbidden; banned; taboo; illicit; restricted

Root: bawal
String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Bawal Example Sentences in Tagalog: (9)
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Bawal pumasok.
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Do not enter.
Bawal manigarilyo.
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No smoking.
Bawal tumawíd.
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No (pedestrian) crossing.
Bawal umi dito.
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Do not pee here.
Bawal kamíng tumanggáp ng bayad.
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We are not allowed to accept payment.
Bawal magtindá dito.
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No vendors allowed.
Bawal ang tumambáy dito
It's prohibited to hang around here.
Bawal ang magsugál
Gambling is prohibited.
Sa bahay namin bawal kamíng gumamit ng cell phone habang kumakain.
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At home we are prohibited from using the cell phone during meals.

User-submitted Example Sentences (6):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Bawal manigarilyo!
Tatoeba Sentence #1926330 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
No Smoking!

Bawal manigarilyo dito.
Tatoeba Sentence #3211578 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Smoking is not permitted here.

Bawal ang aso sa kanyang siyudad.
Tatoeba Sentence #5822456 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Dogs are not allowed in his city.

Bawal ang pagsasalita sa aklatan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1700225 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Talking in the library is not allowed.

Bawal magdikit ng papel sa pader.
Tatoeba Sentence #2818344 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's not allowed to paste paper on the wall.

Bawal ito sa karamihan ng mga bansa.
Tatoeba Sentence #3052921 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's prohibited in most countries.

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