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

Definition for the Tagalog word kahihiyan:

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[noun]  shame; humiliation; embarrassment; dishonor; shyness

Root: hiya
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Nagdudulot ng kahihiyán sa kaniyáng iná ang batang waláng disiplina.
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An undisciplined child brings shame on his mother.
Nagpápakamatáy ang ilán sa halíp na harapín ang kahihiyán.
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Some opt to commit suicide rather than deal with the shame.
Tinakpán niyá ang kaniyáng mukhâ sa kahihiyán.
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She covered her face in shame.

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How to pronounce kahihiyan:

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Related Filipino Words:
hiyânakákahiyâmahiyâdyahemahiyainmapahiyâPahiyá ka no?langyâwalanghiyâhiyaín
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