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

Definition for the Tagalog word ngunit:

ngunit  Play audio #2409Save to Flash Cards
[conjunction]  but; whereas

Root: ngunit
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This string is used much more frequently in formal content than casual content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Ngunit Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Gustó kitá ngunit hindî kitá iniibig.
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I like you, but I don't love you.
Pumasá siyá sa pagsusulit ngunit hindî itó sapát.
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He passed the exam but it's ot enough.
Bumagsák ang negosyo ngunit nakaba itó.
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The business hit rock bottom but it recovered.
Nakala siyá ngunit hindî niyá mapatawad ang mga dumakíp sa kaniyá
She was freed but she couldn't forgive her kidnappers.

User-submitted Example Sentences (12):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Ang kailangan niya ay hindi pera, ngunit pag-ibig.
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What he needs is not money but love.

Matamis ang pulotpukyutan ngunit nanunusok ang bubuyog.
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Honey is sweet, but the bee stings.

Pinindot ko na ang pulang boton ngunit walang nangyari.
Tatoeba Sentence #2750181 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'd already pressed the red button but nothing happened.

Mahalimuyak ang bulaklak na iyon ngunit hindi ko pinitas.
Tatoeba Sentence #2771413 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That flower is fragrant. I didn't pick it, however.

Humintay kami ng mahabang oras, ngunit siya ay hindi sumipot.
Tatoeba Sentence #2763520 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We waited a long time, but she didn't show up.

Hindi ako sigurado kung ano iyon, ngunit parang putok ng baril.
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I'm not sure what it was, but it sounded like a gunshot.

Mayaman siya, ngunit ang buhay niya'y parang taong nagpapalimos.
Tatoeba Sentence #1709788 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He's rich, but he lives like a beggar.

Gusto ko siya hindi dahil sa siya'y mabait, ngunit dahil siya'y matapat.
Tatoeba Sentence #2824351 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I like him not because he is kind but because he is honest.

Ang paniki ay nangangaso ng pagkain at kumakain sa gabi, ngunit natutulog sa umaga.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361075 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
A bat hunts food and eats at night, but sleeps during the day.

Hindi lahat ang pera, ngunit kung wala kang pera, hindi ka maaaring gumawa ng kahit ano.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361044 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Money isn't everything, but if you have no money, you can't do anything.

Sinabi ko sa mga bata na tumahimik sila, ngunit nagpatuloy lamang ang kanilang pag-iingay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2772541 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I told the children to be quiet, but they just kept on being noisy.

Ang akala ko ay minamahal niya ako, ngunit ang totoo'y ibig lamang niyang makipagkantutan sa akin.
Tatoeba Sentence #4680577 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I thought that he loved me, but in reality he just wanted to have sex with me.

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Alternate spelling(s):
nguni't, nguni
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