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

Definition for the Tagalog word mabigla:

mabiglâ  Play audio #23983Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to be surprised; to be shocked; to be startled; to be taken aback

Verb conjugations of mabigla:

Root: biglaConjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
mabiglâ  Play audio #23983
Completed (Past):
nabiglâ  Play audio #23984
Uncompleted (Present):
nabibiglâ  Play audio #23985
Contemplated (Future):
mabibiglâ  Play audio #23986
Verb family:
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Example Sentences Available Icon Mabigla Example Sentences in Tagalog: (3)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Nabiglâ si John. Hindî alám ang sasabihin.
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John was startled. He didn't know what to say.
Bakâ ka mabiglâ sa sasabihin ko.
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You might be surprised / shocked with what I'm about to tell you.
Malamáng mabibiglâ si Peter kapág nalaman niyáng may asawa ka na.
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Most likely Peter will be taken aback when he learns that you're already married.

User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Nabigla si Mary nang malaman niyang nakipagkantutan si Tom sa pinsan nito.
Tatoeba Sentence #4680561 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Mary was shocked when she learned that Tom had had sex with his cousin.

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How to pronounce mabigla:

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Related English Words:
surprisedtaken abackshockedstartled
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