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lahi

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

Definition for the Tagalog word lahi:


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[noun]  race; ethnicity; ancestry

Root: lahi
Very Frequent
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May lahing Hapón siyá
He is of Japanese ancestry.
Anóng la ng asong ipinagbíbilí mo kay Patrick? 
What breed of dog are you selling to Patrick?
Iba-ibá man ang la, íisá ang hangarin ng bawa't tao
Regardless of race, each person has the same goals.
Sinisikap mo bang makausap ang mga taong may ibáng la
Do you take the initiative to reach out to people of different backgrounds?
Hindî batayán ang la ang kakayahán ng isáng tao
Race is not the basis of one's ability.
Nagkakalayô ang sángkatauhan dahil sa pagkakáiba ng la, kultura, at relihiyón
Racial, cultural, and religious differences divide mankind.

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How to pronounce lahi:

LAHI AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #664
Markup Code:
[rec:664]
Related Filipino Words:
kalasálinlapanla
Related English Words:
raceethnicityancestry
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
lahing
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