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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:


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[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."

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Example Sentences Available Icon Para Example Sentences in Tagalog: (130)
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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.
Mamilí tayo ng mga regalo para sa Paskó.
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Let's go and shop for Christmas gifts.
Para sa iyó ba itó?
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Is this for you?
Para kanino ba itó
Who is this for?
Anóng pagkain ang inihandâ mo para bukas?
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What food did you prepare for tomorrow?
Manawagan tayo para sa pagkakaisá.
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Let's call for unity.
Naiuwî ko karangalan para sa bansâ
I was able to bring home the honor for the country.
Oras na para matulog.
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It's time to sleep now. / It's time for bed now.
Maghintáy ka ng iláng taón para matamó ang pagkilalang ináasám mo.
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Wait for several years to gain the recognition you aspire for.

User-submitted Example Sentences (30):
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.


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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 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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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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:
parakaparapara sapumarapara bangparahin
Related English Words:
forso thatin order tolikeseems likeseem likeappears
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
parang
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