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

Definition for the Tagalog word imbes:

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[preposition]  instead of; rather than

Root: imbes
Very Frequent
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Imbés na atakihin, tulungan mo siyá
Instead of attacking, help her.
Supórtahán natin siyá imbés na punahín ang kaniyáng mga pagkukulang
Let's support him instead of criticizing his shortcomings.
Imbés na paluin, kausapin mo ang anák mo
Instead of spanking, talk to your child.
Binigyán niyá akó ng gulay, imbés na bulaklák
He gave me vegetables instead of flowers.
Imbés na maglarô, mag-aral ka
Instead of playing, study!

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Meron pa sa buhay imbes na pinabibilisan siya.
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.

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Alternate spelling(s):
imbis na, imbes, imbes na, embes, embis
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How to pronounce imbes:

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Related Filipino Words:
imbés na
Related English Words:
insteadinstead ofrather than
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