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dalaga

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

Definition for the Tagalog word dalaga:


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[noun]  bachelorette; maiden; young woman; single woman; teenage girl; unmarried woman

Root: dalaga
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
Related words:
Dalagita = (lit: a small teenage girl) a preteen girl
Dalagíndíng - another word for "dalagita", but not so often used.
Matandáng dalaga = a spinster (It can be as disparaging as the English "old maid", so use the term with caution)
Dalagang bukid = (lit: a country maiden) a type of fish
Dumalaga = a young hen, like one that's not laying eggs yet.
Binata = an unmarried man, a teenage boy (male version of dalaga)

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Nanatili siyáng dalaga kasí takot siyáng magpakasál.
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She remained single because she's afraid to get married.
Nais niyáng malaman kung dalaga pa siyá.
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He wants to know if she is still single.
Minámahál / Mahál ng bina ang dalaga.
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The young man loves the young woman.

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Iniibig ni Pedro ang dalaga.
Tatoeba Sentence #1794822 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Peter fell in love with the girl.


Iniba nitong dalaga ang itsura niya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1818557 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
This girl changed her look.


Kumakain ang mga dalaga ng kanilang sandwich.
Tatoeba Sentence #1811841 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The girls are eating their sandwiches.


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

How to pronounce dalaga:

DALAGA AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #216
Markup Code:
[rec:216]Play audio #1412
Markup Code:
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Related Filipino Words:
dumalagadalagitamatandáng dalagapagdádalagákadalagahan
Related English Words:
womanunmarried womansingle womanteenage girlyoung womanbachelorettemaiden
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
dalagang
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