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

Definition for the Tagalog word katutubo:

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[noun]  native; indigenous person; aborigine; aboriginal

Root: tubo
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Tinirahán ng mga katutu ang baybaying teritoryo.
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The natives occupied the coastal territory.
Nanínirahan ang mga katutu sa iláng
The indigenous people dwell in the wilderness.
Iláng katutubong wi sa Pilipinas ang nanganganib
How many indigenous languages in the Philippines are endangered?
Dalawáng katutu ang pinasláng ng militár
Two indigenous persons were killed by the military.
Uuwî na akó sa akinng katutubong lu
I'm going home to my native land.
Katutu sa lalawigan namin ang halamang iyán
That plant is native to our province.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Ano ang iyong katutubong wika?
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What is your native language?

Ang ingles ay hindi aking katutubong wika.
Tatoeba Sentence #3243838 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
English is not my mother tongue.

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