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

Definition for the Tagalog word mama:

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[noun]  generic term used to refer to a male stranger (as in: "hey, buddy").

Root: mama
String frequency indicator:

Very Frequent
This string is used more frequently in casual content than formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Mama Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Pinakinggán mo ba yung sinasabi nung ma?
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Did you listen to what the man was saying?
Habang naglálakád, binanggâ siyá sa likód ng isáng malakíng ma.
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As he walked, he was hit from behind by a huge guy.
Sinimangutan niyá ang bastós na ma
She frowned at the perverted man.
Nagsuká ang lasíng na ma
The drunk man puked.

User-submitted Example Sentences (7):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Binili natin ang bahay ng mama.
Tatoeba Sentence #1648887 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We bought the man's house.

Binili namin ang bahay ng mama.
Tatoeba Sentence #1648885 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We bought the man's house.

Dumating na ba ang mamang kartero?
Tatoeba Sentence #2772584 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Has the mail come yet?

Nagtatago sa mayabong na gubat ang mama.
Tatoeba Sentence #1854218 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The man was hiding in a dense forest.

May mamang nagtanong tungkol sa talatakdaan ng tren.
Tatoeba Sentence #1814443 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
A stranger inquired about the train schedule.

May mamang nagtanong sa akin ang papunta sa paaralan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1765943 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
A stranger asked me the way to the school.

Kung sakali mang mahuli ako, hindi mo kailangang maghintay sa akin.
Tatoeba Sentence #2772602 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
In case I am late, you don't have to wait for me.

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How to pronounce mama:

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Related English Words:
unknown manbuddy
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