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

Definition for the Tagalog word maikli:

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[adjective]  short; brief; concise

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Sagután ang maiklíng pagsusulit na itó para malaman kung handâ ka na.
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Take this short quiz to see if you're ready.
Gawín nating maiklî ang pulong.
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Let's make the meeting brief.
Ipáliwanag sa maiklî ang iyóng sagót.
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Explain your answer concisely.
Maiklî at malinaw ang talumpa ni Patricia.
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Patricia's speech was short and clear.
Maiklî ang buhay, mga kaibigan.
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Life is short, my friends.
Bumabasa silá ng salin ng isáng maiklíng kuwento ni Hemingway.
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They are reading a translation of a short story by Hemingway.

User-submitted Example Sentences (6):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Mahaba ba o maikli ang daan?
Tatoeba Sentence #2782069 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is the road short or long?

Sa taglamig, ang mga araw ay mas maikli.
Tatoeba Sentence #1399357 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Days are shorter in winter.

Bagay talaga sa kanya ang maikling buhok.
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Short hair really suits her.

Mahaba ang taynga't maikli ang buntot ng kuneho.
Tatoeba Sentence #1875477 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
A rabbit has long ears and a short tail.

Higit na maikli ang kanyang hintuturo kaysa palasingsingan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2832062 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
His index finger is shorter than his ring finger.

Higit na maikli ang kanyang hintuturo kaysa sa kanyang palasingsingan.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214381 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
His index finger is smaller than his ring finger.

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