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laman

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

Definition for the Tagalog word laman:


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[noun]  contents; substance; meat; flesh; body; root

Root: laman
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
WOTD: LAMAN (noun) meat; contents; substance; flesh

"Laman" is a a root word. From the definitions given above, you will notice that it can take different meanings. By adding affixes to it, other variations in its meaning are possible.

Examples:

"Kapag ang ulam ay baboy, laman lang ang kinakain ko. Hindi ako kumakain ng taba" = When eating pork (lit: when the viand is pork), I only eat the meat. I don't eat the fat.

"Alisin natin ang laman ng kahon" = Let's remove the contents of the box.

"Marami bang laman ang bag mo?" = Does your bag contain a lot of things.

"Madaldal si Maria pero madalas wala namang laman ang mga sinasabi" = Mary talks a lot but often there's no substance in what she says.

"Malalim ang sugat ni Jim, kita na ang laman" = Jim's wound is deep, the flesh can already be seen.

"Pag bumibili ako ng karne, ang pinipili ko ay 'yung MAlamán at hindi 'yung mataba" = When I buy meat ("karne" usually means beef), I choose the meaty parts and not the fatty ones.

"MAlamán ang mga sinabi ni Tom" = The things that Tom said have a lot of substance (carry a lot of weight or may also mean pointed)

"Si John ay hindi mataba. MAlamán lang siya." = John is not fat. He's just stocky.

"Ano ang NIlalaman ng sulat ni Kathy?" = What's stated in Kathy's letter?

"Peanut butter ang PAlaman ng sandwich ko" = Peanut butter is what's inside my sandwich

"Peanut butter din ba ang IPINAlaman/PINAlaman mo sa sandwich mo?" = Is it also peanut butter that you put in your sandwich?

"Kakain ka nang marami para MAGKAlaman ka" = You should eat a lot so you'd gain some weight (lit: so you'd have meat in you. "Para magkalaman ka" is a "kinder" way of saying "para hindi ka buto't balat" (so you won't be bone and skin (skin and bone))

"Ang bag ni Nancy na NAGlalaman ng kanyang passport ang nawawala" = Nancy's bag that contains her passport is the one that's missing.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Laman Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Waláng lamán ang bahay.
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The house is empty.
Nalúlungkót akó kapág sinisilip ko ang lamán ng kahón.
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I feel sad when I peek at the contents of the box.
Huwág mong alisín ang mga lamán ng kahón.
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Don't remove the contents of the box.
Ipinápakita ba sa iyó ni Jane ang lamán ng bag niyá?
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Does Jane show you the contents of her bag?

User-submitted Example Sentences (30):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Pera lamang iyan.
Tatoeba Sentence #3261325 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's only money.


Uupo ka lamang dito.
Tatoeba Sentence #1851902 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You have only to sit here.


Pangarap lamang iyon.
Tatoeba Sentence #1838915 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's only a dream.


Panaginip lamang iyon.
Tatoeba Sentence #1838916 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's only a dream.


Walang laman ang lata.
Tatoeba Sentence #1725866 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The can is empty.


Walang laman ang bote.
Tatoeba Sentence #3288504 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The bottle is empty.


Iniisip ko lamang ikaw.
Tatoeba Sentence #1814047 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'm only thinking of you.


Gusto ko lamang matulog.
Tatoeba Sentence #2955353 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I just want to get some sleep.


Ito'y pisapapeles lamang.
Tatoeba Sentence #1453521 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
This is just a paperweight.


Oras lamang ang magsasabi.
Tatoeba Sentence #1837700 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Only time will tell.


Lumakad lamang ako papunta.
Tatoeba Sentence #2772589 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I was going on foot.


Kung may hardin lamang tayo!
Tatoeba Sentence #2842509 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
If only we had a garden!


Katatanghalian ko pa lamang.
Tatoeba Sentence #2829237 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have just eaten lunch.


Saging lamang ang kinain ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #4650524 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I ate only bananas.


May isang binti lamang si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #2838107 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom had only one leg.


Isang bagay lamang ang nais ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #7633045 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I only want one thing.


Hindi lamang iyan ang problema.
Tatoeba Sentence #3196925 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That's not the only problem.


Ikaw ay isang estudyante lamang.
Tatoeba Sentence #2937584 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You are nothing but a student.


Bukas ang kahon at walang laman.
Tatoeba Sentence #1383705 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The box was open and empty.


May dalawang dolyar lamang tayo.
Tatoeba Sentence #2800135 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We have only two dollars.


Iyon lamang ang gusto kong gawin.
Tatoeba Sentence #1820285 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It is all I want to do.


Pagwawalis lamang ang gagawin mo.
Tatoeba Sentence #1369538 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
All you have to do is sweep the floor.


Ikaw lamang ang makakagawa niyon.
Tatoeba Sentence #1823822 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You're the only one who can do it.


Siya lamang ang dumating sa parti.
Tatoeba Sentence #2842474 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He was the only one who came to the party.


Pipindutin mo lamang itong butones.
Tatoeba Sentence #1619133 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You have only to push this button.


Ginagawa ko lamang ang aking trabaho.
Tatoeba Sentence #3278777 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'm just doing my job.


Tatlong araw na lamang bago ang Pasko.
Tatoeba Sentence #2918987 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's only three days until Christmas.


Tatlong araw na lamang bago ang Pasko.
Tatoeba Sentence #2918987 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's only three days till Christmas.


Ang paghinga lamang ay hindi kabuhayan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2099344 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Merely to breathe does not mean to live.


Kababalik ko lamang galing sa paaralan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1681198 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have just come back from school.


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How to pronounce laman:

LAMAN AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #8387
Markup Code:
[rec:8387]
Related Filipino Words:
nilálamánmalamánmaglamánpalamánkalamnánkalamanganlamanánwaláng lamándugó't lamán
Related English Words:
meatcontentscontentsubstancefleshbody
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
lamang
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