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bughaw

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

Definition for the Tagalog word bughaw:


bugháw  Play audio #8356Save to Flash Cards
[adjective]  blue

Root: bughaw
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Bughaw" means the color "blue," but it is less commonly used nowadays.

Around 75% of the time native Filipino language speakers would say the English word "blue", and maybe around 20% of the time they would use the word "asul" for blue (from the Spanish "azul"), and only around 5% of the time would the word "bughaw" be used.

"Bughaw" is used in the Filipino national anthem, "Lupang Hinirang" in the 3rd verse:

"Sa dagat at bundok,
Sa simoy at sa langit mong bughaw,
May dilag ang tula
At awit sa paglayang minamahal."

String frequency indicator:

Not Frequent
There is not enough data for this entry to determine if it is more common in formal or casual speech.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Bughaw Example Sentences in Tagalog:

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Bakit bughaw ang langit?
Tatoeba Sentence #1653207 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Why is the sky blue?


Walang manggang kulay bughaw.
Tatoeba Sentence #2760247 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There is no blue mango.


Ang aking paboritong kulay ay bughaw.
Tatoeba Sentence #4490108 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My favorite color is blue.


Sa tingin niya ang bughaw ang pinakamagandang kulay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2790085 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He thinks that blue is the most beautiful colour.


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Alternate spelling(s):
azul
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.


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How to pronounce bughaw:

BUGHAW AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #8356
Markup Code:
[rec:8356]
Related Filipino Words:
bumugháw
Related English Words:
blueazure
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