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

Definition for the Tagalog word kamalasan:

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[noun]  misfortune; bad luck

Root: malas
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Huwág mong pagtawanán ang kamalasan ng ibá
Don't laugh at the misfortune of others.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
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Isang kamalasan ang nangyari sa kanya.
Tatoeba Sentence #2774172 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
A misfortune befell him.

Hindi ako naniniwalang nagdudulot ng kamalasan ang mga pusang itim.
Tatoeba Sentence #3047107 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't believe that black cats cause bad luck.

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How to pronounce kamalasan:

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bad luckmisfortune
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