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

Definition for the Tagalog word para:


para  Play audio #1034Save to Flash Cards
[conjunction]  for; so that; in order to; like; seems like; appears

Root: para
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Para" is "for" but it's only when you mean "purpose" and not "duration."

String frequency indicator:

Very Frequent
This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Para Example Sentences in Tagalog: (130)
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Oras na para matulog.
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It's time to sleep now. / It's time for bed now.
Sinísimulán ko nang mamilí ng mga regalo para sa Paskó.
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I am already starting to shop for Christmas gifts.
Sinísimulán mo na bang mag-aral para sa exam?
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Are you already beginning to study for the exam?
Tumulong si Jonas para maaresto ang tumakas na mágnanakaw.
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Jonas helped in the arrest of the thief who fled the scene.
Nandito kamí para manghingî ng donasyón.
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We are here to ask for a donation.
Ang sombrero ay para sa ulo.
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A hat is for the head.
Bíbilí akó ng pabo para sa Thanksgiving.
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I will buy turkey for Thanksgiving.
Parang hindî ya siyá kúkumpirmahín para sa posisyón.
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It looks like he won't be confirmed for the position.
Sagután ang maiklíng pagsusulit na itó para malaman kung handâ ka na.
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Take this short quiz to see if you're ready.
Nagsasaka ang amá ko para may kabuhayan kamí.
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My father cultivates land so we could earn a living.
Sumigáw ka para mariníg ka niláng lahát.
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Shout so that all of them can hear you.
Anóng pagkain ang inihandâ mo para bukas?
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What food did you prepare for tomorrow?
Iláng tao ang nagtrabaho para itayô ang gusa?
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How many people worked to construct the building?
Nag-aral si Otan kagabí para sa pagsusulit.
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Otan studied last night for the exam.
Anó ang ginagawâ mo para labanán ang pagkabagót?
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What do you do to fight boredom?

User-submitted Example Sentences (50):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Para saan?
Tatoeba Sentence #4554700 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
What for?


Parang gutom siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1712163 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He appeared hungry.


Parang buhay pa siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1710543 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It seems he's still alive.


Para siyang selebriti.
Tatoeba Sentence #1791902 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He is something of a celebrity.


Parang hindi umaandar.
Tatoeba Sentence #1704386 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It doesn't seem to work.


May oras para sa lahat.
Tatoeba Sentence #1650980 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There is a time for everything.


Parang gusto kong umiyak.
Tatoeba Sentence #3082910 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I feel like crying.


Di ko ginawa para sa iyo.
Tatoeba Sentence #1663274 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I didn't do it for you.


Husto na ito para sa akin.
Tatoeba Sentence #1389362 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
This is enough for me.


Para sa anong oras ba, po?
Tatoeba Sentence #1720208 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
For what time, sir?


Handa na si Tom para sayo.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214091 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom is ready for you.


May pag-asa para sa lahat.
Tatoeba Sentence #1876188 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There's hope for everybody.


Nawala sya na parang bula.
Tatoeba Sentence #5299974 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He disappeared without a trace.


Parang hindi masaya si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #4274484 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom is not looking happy.


Umalis sila para magpiknik.
Tatoeba Sentence #1820289 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They set out on a picnic.


May tanong ako para sa iyo.
Tatoeba Sentence #3061598 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I've got a question for you.


Lumabas siya para maglakad.
Tatoeba Sentence #1910442 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She went out for a walk.


Ikinasal siya para sa pera.
Tatoeba Sentence #3255850 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He married for money.


Umiyak siya para may epekto.
Tatoeba Sentence #1616213 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She cried for effect.


Ang tao'y banal para sa tao.
Tatoeba Sentence #1802662 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Man is something sacred for man.


Sobrang bata mo para umibig.
Tatoeba Sentence #2804852 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You are too young to be in love.


Imposible yoon para sa akin.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214918 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That is impossible for me.


Wala akong oras para magbasa.
Tatoeba Sentence #3033123 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I don't have time to read.


Parang nagsisinungaling siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1757509 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He seems to be lying.


Parang di umaandar ang erkon.
Tatoeba Sentence #1720184 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The air conditioner doesn't seem to work.


Parang nagsisinungaling siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1757509 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It seems that he is telling a lie.


Parang ginugutom ka. Kain na.
Tatoeba Sentence #1503470 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I think you're hungry. Eat.


Siya ay masaya na parang hari.
Tatoeba Sentence #2794661 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He is happy, like a king.


Parang meron na tayo ng lahat.
Tatoeba Sentence #1885350 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It looks like we have everything.


Pumunta siya para iligtas ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #1669560 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He came to my rescue.


Siya ay masaya na parang hari.
Tatoeba Sentence #2794661 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He is as happy as a king.


Parang hindi interesado si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #2782225 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom doesn't seem interested.


Parang ibon kung kumain si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #2872161 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom eats like a bird.


Pumarini siya para sunduin ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #2138124 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He came to pick me up.


Isip kong para siyang manunula.
Tatoeba Sentence #1783567 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I think he is something of a poet.


Wala akong paraan para malaman.
Tatoeba Sentence #4490065 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I have no way to know.


Di sila pumalakpak para sa amin.
Tatoeba Sentence #1650968 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They did not clap for us.


Parang isang selda ang paaralan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2798365 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The school looks like a prison.


Di sila pumalakpak para sa atin.
Tatoeba Sentence #1650966 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They did not clap for us.


Parang mayaman siyang magsalita.
Tatoeba Sentence #4602102 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He speaks as if he were rich.


Handa na ba kayo para sa biyahe?
Tatoeba Sentence #1827471 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Are you all set for the trip?


Napakabata mo pa para magpakasal.
Tatoeba Sentence #3046932 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You're too young to get married.


Gisingin mo kami para sa almusal.
Tatoeba Sentence #1899653 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Wake us up in time for breakfast.


Anong magandang oras para sa iyo?
Tatoeba Sentence #2815958 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
When is a good time for you?


May mata siya para sa kagandahan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2202017 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She has an eye for beauty.


Nagsulat ako ng kanta para sa iyo.
Tatoeba Sentence #1838899 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I wrote a song for you.


Tatawag ako ng taksi para sa atin.
Tatoeba Sentence #3068277 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'll get us a cab.


Antok na antok ako para magmaneho.
Tatoeba Sentence #5213934 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I am too sleepy to drive.


Naghain siya ng kape para sa akin.
Tatoeba Sentence #1826952 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He served me coffee.


Antok na antok ako para magmaneho.
Tatoeba Sentence #5213934 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'm too sleepy to drive.


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Related Words:
Words spelled the same with a different pronunciation, stress, or definition:
2:para  Play audio #18041Save to Flash Cards
[interjection]  stop; stop here


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How to pronounce para:

PARA AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #1034
Markup Code:
[rec:1034]
Related Filipino Words:
parapara sakaparapumaraparahinpara bang
Related English Words:
forso thatin order tolikeseems likeseem likeappears
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
parang
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