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dahilan

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

Definition for the Tagalog word dahilan:


dahilán  Play audio #2148Save to Flash Cards
[noun]  reason; cause; excuse; purpose; the reason why; alibi; factor; account; so as to

Root: dahil
String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Dahilan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (6)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Anó ang dahilán ng inyóng pagbisita?
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What's the purpose of your visit?
Dapat imbestigahán ang dahilán ng pangyayari.
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The cause of the incident should be investigated.
Kailangang makagawâ tayo ng dahilán.
Play audio #31745 Play audio #31746
 
We need to come up with an excuse / a reason.
Hindî pa naitatalâ ang dahilán ng kaniyáng kamatayan.
Play audio #34106 Play audio #34107
 
The cause of her death hasn't been recorded so far.
Nagseselos si Marianne nang waláng dahilán.
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Marianne gets jealous for no reason.
Makakapagbigáy siyá ng magandáng dahilán
She will be able to come up with a good excuse.

User-submitted Example Sentences (8):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Ano ang dahilan ng iyong pagdalaw?
Tatoeba Sentence #8276503 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
What is the purpose of your visit?


Ano ang dahilan ng iyong pagdalaw?
Tatoeba Sentence #8276503 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
What's the purpose of your visit?


Lahat ay nangyayari nang may dahilan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2909467 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Everything happens for a reason.


May dahilan ba ang iyong pagtatanong?
Tatoeba Sentence #2911928 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is there a reason that you're asking?


Isang maliit na dahilan, isang malaking epekto.
Tatoeba Sentence #2917756 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Small cause, great effect.


Naghahanap lang sila ng dahilan para sisantehin ka.
Tatoeba Sentence #7487670 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They just want an excuse to fire you.


Ang dahilan ng kanyang sakit sa ngipin ay ang labis na pagkain niya ng matatamis.
Tatoeba Sentence #2759119 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The cause of his toothache was overeating of sweets.


Sa tingin ko ang dahilan kung bakit napakagaling ni Tom sa Pranses ay dahil nanonood siya ng maraming palabas sa wikang Pranses.
Tatoeba Sentence #3225333 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I think the reason Tom is so good at French is that he watches a lot of French movies.


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How to pronounce dahilan:

DAHILAN AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #2148
Markup Code:
[rec:2148]
Related Filipino Words:
dahilkadahilanandahil saidahilánmagdahilán
Related English Words:
reasoncausepurposeso as toas the reason whyaccounton accountalibiexcusefactor
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
dahilang
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