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

Definition for the Tagalog word mamuhay:

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[verb]  to live; to reside in a certain place

Verb conjugations of mamuhay:

Root: buhayConjugation Type: Ma-
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Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
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Mamuhay ka lang nang ta
Just live right.
Huwág kang mamuhay para lang sa sarili
Don't live for yourself only.
Handâ akóng mamuhay kasama si Bert. 
I'm ready to live with Bert.
Paano ba mamuhay nang masayá
How to live a happy life?
Nagsipag kamí sa trabaho at namuhay nang simple
We worked hard and lived simply.
Namuhay nang pagála-ga ang magkapatíd
The siblings led a nomadic life.
Namuhay si Dong sa laylayan ng lipunan
Dong lived on the edge of society.
Maraming Filipino ang namumuhay sa lubós na karalitaan
Many Filipinos live in absolute poverty.
Namumuhay silá na parang isáng tunay na pamilya
They live like a real family.
Namumuhay si Celine nang may pananampalataya
Celine lives a life of faith.

User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
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Siya lamang na namuhay sa mga magaganda ay puwedeng mamatay nang maganda.
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He only who has lived with the beautiful can die beautifully.

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