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

Definition for the Tagalog word dakila:

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[adjective]  revered; great; on high; eminent; exalted; sublime; distinguished

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Hindî ko masasabing daki ang nagawâ ko.
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I cannot say that I have done great.
Ang Panginoón ay totoóng daki at makapangyarihan.
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The Lord is so great and powerful.
Si Apolinario Mabini ang tinaguriáng Dakilang Lumpó.
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Apolinario Mabini is the so-called the Sublime Paralytic.
Kailán nagíng daki ang paninilbihan sa interés ng tirano?
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When has the service to a tyrant become great?

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Di parating wais ang mga dakilang tao.
Tatoeba Sentence #1883135 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Great people are not always wise.

May dakilang laban ng relihiyon at agham.
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There was a great conflict between religion and science.

May dakilang laban ng relihiyon at agham.
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There is a great conflict between religion and science.

Noong unang panahon, may dakilang hari sa bansang iyon.
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Long time ago there was a great king in that country.

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greathighon higheminentexaltedsublimedistinguishedrevered
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