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

Definition for the Tagalog word daw:

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[enclitic]  it is said; they say; according to another person

Root: daw
String frequency indicator:

Very Frequent
This string is used more frequently in casual content than formal content.?

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Magandá raw si Mary.
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They say Mary is beautiful. / It is said tht Mary is beautiful.
Ang sabi, aaréstuhín na raw si Gloria.
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They say Gloria will be arrested soon.
Negosyante daw ang bisita.
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They say the guest is a businessman.
Bali ko, susulatin mo raw ang iskríp.
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I heard you will be writing the script.
Magsasaka na lang daw siyá.
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He said he would just cultivate a piece of land.
Kumikita raw ang bagong pelíkulá ni Kathryn.
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Kathryn's new movie is making money.
Sísibakín daw si Bong dahil sa kaniyáng anomalyá.
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Bong will be fired because of his anomaly.
Mawáwalán daw ng kuryente mamayâ mulâ ala-una hanggáng alas-dós.
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It was announced that there'd be power interruption later from 1:00 to 2:00.
Mahuhulí daw si James sa meeting kasí nasi ang kotse niyá.
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According to James, he'd be late for the meeting because his car broke down.
Súsubukan daw ni Carol na makapuntá sa party mo sa Martés.
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According to Carol, she will try to make it to your party on Tuesday.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Magsayaw daw ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #1800584 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She asked me to dance.

Lumiliit nang lumiliit daw ang daigdig.
Tatoeba Sentence #1865225 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It is often said that the world is becoming smaller and smaller.

Sabi raw ni Tomas na naglilinis siya ng bahay nang buong araw.
Tatoeba Sentence #1807676 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom said that he had been cleaning the house all day.

Tinanong ni Clara sa akin kung bakit daw ako'y maiging nagtratrabaho.
Tatoeba Sentence #1844095 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Clara asked me why I worked so hard.

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

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How to pronounce daw:

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they saysaidit is said
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