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

Definition for the Tagalog word matalino:

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[adjective]  smart; intelligent; brilliant; astute; clever

Root: talino
Very Frequent
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Matalino ka!
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You are smart!
Ang estudyante ay matalino
The student is smart.
Inaamin kong hindî akó gaanong matalino.
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I admit that I am not that smart.
Matalino ang babae.
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The woman is smart.
Hindî lang bastá magandá, matalino pa.
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Not just beautiful, but smart too.
Matalino ang ba.
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The child is smart.
Alám kong matalino ka
I know you are clever.
Matalino ka, hindi ba? 
You're smart, isn't that right?
Matalino siyá
He is smart.

User-submitted Example Sentences (6):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Matalinong bata siya, talaga.
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He is a clever boy, to be sure.

Siya ay isang matalinong mag-aaral.
Tatoeba Sentence #3845983 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She's a bright student.

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Alternate spelling(s):
matatalino, katalino
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