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)
Formal Rank: #711 Casual Rank: #851 ** A lower rank means the word is used more frequently. For example, rank #1 would be the most frequently used word.
Method: This script ranks all words by frequency using both formal sources (mostly newspaper articles) and informal sources (a combination of over 100 hours of transcribed audio, internet comments, and amateur fiction writing) to roughly determine whether a word is used more frequency in casual or formal contexts.
Dalaga Example Sentences in Tagalog: (3)
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