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

Definition for the Tagalog word kasi:

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[enclitic/conjunction]  because; because of

Root: kasi
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Kasi" is considered somewhat informal. You can use "dahil" in more formal situations.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Kasi Example Sentences in Tagalog: (63)
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Batiin mo si John kasí kaarawán niyá ngayón.
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Greet John because it's his birthday today.
Dapat matuwâ ka kasí nakapasá ka sa Algebra.
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You should be thrilled because you passed Algebra.
Binitawan ko muna ang dalá ko kasí mabigát.
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I set down what I was carrying meantime because it's heavy.
Eto ang pera kasí bakâ maisipan mong mamilí.
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Here's some money because you might think of going shopping.
Lakasán mo kasí hindî ka niyá madídiníg / maririníg.
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Make it louder because otherwise, he won't be able to hear you.
Dinalhán ko ng regalo si Kate kasí kaarawán niyá.
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I brought a gift to Kate because it's her birthday.
Hindî tayo makákapasok kasí nakakandado siyá.
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We won't be able to get in because it's locked / padlocked.
Taksíl siyá kasí sa kalaban siyá kumampí.
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He is a traitor because he sided with the enemy.
Púpuntá kamí sa mall kasí makíkipagkita kamí kay Tony.
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We are going to the mall because we will meet up with Tony.
Bakâ patáy na yung dagâ kasí hindî na siyá gumágaláw.
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Maybe the rat is already dead because it is not moving anymore.

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Hindi siya kasing tangkad mo.
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He is not so tall as you.

Kumuha ako ng taksi kasi umuulan.
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I took a taxi since it was raining.

Ang pagkaing Intsik ay hindi bawas nang kasing ganda ng pagkaing Pranses.
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Chinese food is no less nice than French food is.

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Alternate spelling(s):
kc, kase, kse, ksi, kce, kci
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce kasi:

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Related English Words:
becausebecause of
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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