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

Definition for the Tagalog word Naku:

Nakú  Play audio #7017Save to Flash Cards
[interjection]  Oh my! (an expression of surprise); Yikes!

Root: naku
Very Frequent
Example Sentences Available Icon Naku Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Nakú, walâ pa akóng perang pambayad sa iyó
Yikes, I don't have any money to pay you yet.
Nakú, hindî pa dumaratíng si Leslie. 
Oh my, Leslie's not here yet.
Nakú, lagót ka kapág nalaman ng gu ang ginawâ mo
Oh my, you will be in trouble when the teacher finds out what you have done.
Nakú, kailangan mong sumunód sa ipinag-uutos ng pángasiwaán
Oh, you have to obey the administration's orders.

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Ay naku! Nauubusan kami ng gasolina.
Tatoeba Sentence #1658717 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Oh, no! We're running out of gas.

Ay naku! Nauubusan tayo ng gasolina.
Tatoeba Sentence #1658716 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Oh, no! We're running out of gas.

Naku! Hindi ko napansin at naiwan ko ang aking cellphone sa restawran.
Tatoeba Sentence #3555475 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Oh no! I wasn't paying attention and left my cell phone in the restaurant!

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Alternate spelling(s):
nako, naku po, naku pu, nakow, nakuu
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce Naku:

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Related Filipino Words:
hay nakúnaks!hinakupô
Related English Words:
oh mysurpriseyikes
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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