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

Definition for the Tagalog word nakaraan:

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[adjective]  past; previously; previous; former; bygone; recent

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Itinayô ang organisasyón noóng nakaraáng taón.
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The organization was established last year.
Dumaló akó sa kumperénsiyá noóng nakaraáng buwán.
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I attended the conference last month.
Idinaos ang nakaraáng Miss Universe sa Bangkok.
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The recent Miss Universe was held in Thailand.
Lumipat kamí nung nakaraáng buwán.
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We transferred last month.
Kahánga-hangà ang opensa ni Billy sa nakaraáng larô.
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Billy's offense during his recent game was admirable.
Nagíng mahál ang bigás dahil sa nakaraáng bagyó.
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Rice became expensive because of the recent typhoon.
Alám mong hindî mo mababago ang nakaraán.
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You know that you can't change the past.
Gunitaín natin ang mga tagumpáy natin sa nakaraáng dekada.
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Let's look back on our victories in the past decade.
Noóng nakaraáng buwán lagi`ng malungkót si Rose pero ngayón nakákatawa na ulî siyá.
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Last month Rose was always sad but now she is able to laugh again.
Bakit laging binábalikán ni Mary ang nakaraán?
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Why does Mary keep going back to (reminiscing about) the past?

User-submitted Example Sentences (6):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Sumulat ako ng iilang kanta noong nakaraang linggo.
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I wrote a couple of songs last week.

Dumating ako sa bansang Hapon dalawang taong nakaraan.
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I came to Japan two years ago.

Sumulat ako ng isang aklat dalawang taon ang nakakaraan.
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I wrote a book two years ago.

Dalawang taon na ang nakaraan sapul nang iwanan niya ako.
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It's been two years since she left me.

Ang kanyang lolo ay namatay sa kanser isang taon ang nakaraan.
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His grandfather died of cancer last year.

Napanood ko ang pelikulang iyan matagal na panahon na ang nakaraan.
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I saw that film long ago.

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Alternate spelling(s):
nakararaan, nakakaraan, naraan
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