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buhay

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

Definition for the Tagalog word buhay:


buháy  Play audio #534Save to Flash Cards
[adjective]  alive; living

Root: buhay
String frequency indicator:

Very Frequent
This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Buhay Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Buháy pa ba ang kontrabida?
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Is the villain still alive?
Buháy ang indústriya ng pelíkulá.
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The film industry is thriving.
Nasunog siyá nang buháy
She was burned alive!
Iyán ang madalás na tinútugtóg ng lola ko sa violin nung buháy pa siyá
That's why my grandma often used to play on the violin when she was still alive.

User-submitted Example Sentences (8):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Parang buhay pa siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1710543 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It seems he's still alive.


Sabi nila'y buhay pa siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1931009 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They say that he's still alive.


Sa kagitlaan ko, buhay siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1791756 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
To my surprise, she was alive.


Mahal ang buhay sa malalaking bahay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2798394 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Large houses are expensive to live in.


Buhay na buhay ang mga pusa sa gabi.
Tatoeba Sentence #2911852 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Cats are active at night.


Buhay na buhay ang mga pusa sa gabi.
Tatoeba Sentence #2911852 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Cats are active at night.


Hindi niya alam kung ano ang mahirap na buhay.
Tatoeba Sentence #1710656 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He doesn't know what it is to be poor.


May sampung segundo na ang natitira sa buhay mo.
Tatoeba Sentence #1734355 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You have ten seconds left to live.


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Related Words:
Words spelled the same with a different pronunciation, stress, or definition:
2:buhay  Play audio #20670Save to Flash Cards
[noun]  life


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How to pronounce buhay:

BUHAY AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #534
Markup Code:
[rec:534]
Related Filipino Words:
buhaybuwís-buhayhábang-buhaytálambuhaymabuhaypamumuhayisabuhaypangkabuhayanhabambuhaykabuhayan
Related English Words:
aliveliving
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