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

Definition for the Tagalog word pulis:

pulís  Play audio #3380Save to Flash Cards
[noun]  police; police officer; policeman; policewoman

Root: pulis
String frequency indicator:

Very Frequent
This string is used more frequently in formal content than casual content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Pulis Example Sentences in Tagalog: (25)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
Click/Tap an underline word to see its literal definitionClick or tap any underlined word to see a literal translation.+ Add Multiple Sentences to Flash Cards
Inimbestigahán ng pulís si Dennis.
Play audio #35620 Play audio #35621
The police investigated Dennis.
Paano nadídiskubré ng pulís ang kuta ng mga kriminál?
Play audio #30989 Play audio #30990
How does the police discover the criminal hideout?
Sasailalim ang magkapatíd sa proteksiyón ng pulís.
Play audio #36869
The siblings will come under police protection.
Anóng proteksiyón ang inirerekomenda ng pulís?
Play audio #36341
What protection is recommended by the police?
Sásaksakín mo ba akó kung isúsuplóng kitá sa pulís?
Play audio #36761
Will you stab me if I report you to the police?
Tinátawagan ng babae ang pulís.
Play audio #36459
The woman is calling the police.
Hinuli si John ng mga pulís.
Play audio #31311 Play audio #31312
John was apprehended by the police.
Natagpuán ng mga pulís ang droga kay Gerald.
Play audio #34128 Play audio #34129
The police found illegal drugs in Gerald's possession.
Inaresto ng pulís ang mágnanakaw.
Play audio #33582 Play audio #33583
The policeman arrested the thief.
Huwág kang susu sa pulís.
Play audio #29303 Play audio #29304
Don't surrender to the police.
Noóng una, hindî silá pinaghinalaan ng mga pulís.
Play audio #37563
At first, the policemen didn't suspect them.
Tinarget ng mga pulís ang bahay ni Lorenz. 
The cops targeted Lorenz's house.
Maghahain kamí ng demanda laban sa mga tiwalíng pulís
We will file a suit against corrupt police officers.
Irérepórt kitá sa pulís kung hindî mo akó títigilan
I will report you to the police if you don't leave me alone.
Lumálabág ang mga pulís sa karapatáng pantao
The law enforcers are violating human rights.

User-submitted Example Sentences (7):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Ako ay isang pulis.
Tatoeba Sentence #2800251 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'm a policeman.

Katatawag lang sa akin ng pulis.
Tatoeba Sentence #3079016 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I just got a call from the police.

Sabi ng pulis sa kanila, "Pigil."
Tatoeba Sentence #1641625 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The policemen said to them, "Stop."

Umuwi ka at tawagan mo ang pulis!
Tatoeba Sentence #2420455 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Go back home and call the police!

Gusto mo ba na tatawag ako ng pulis?
Tatoeba Sentence #2844353 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do you want me to call the police?

Hindi pinaniwalaan ng pulis ang kwento ni Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #7681410 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The police didn't believe Tom's story.

Ang batang magnanakaw ay hindi nakita muli ng mga pulis.
Tatoeba Sentence #2760431 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The young snatcher wasn't spotted by the police again.

Tatoeba SentenceNotice: The Tatoeba sentences are from and are provided under the CC BY 2.0 FR creative commons license. Some of the Tatoeba sentences are also under CC0 1.0. See their website for more details. This only applies to Tatoeba sentences and not the other sentences on All other sentences are © copyright protected by
Alternate spelling(s):
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

Join us! We are a free online community for Filipino / Tagalog language learners

How to pronounce pulis:

Play audio #3380
Markup Code:
Related Filipino Words:
Related English Words:
policepolice officerpolicemanpolicewoman
Feedback / Suggestions:
Did you find an error or do you know of an improvement for this entry? Please let us know, your feedback is very helpful!
Submit Suggestion »

Search DictionaryDCTNRY TDC Corpus ToolCORPUS
Become a patron
We love our supporters! :)
© copyright 2020. Do not reproduce content or audio without prior written authorization. We put a lot of hard work and TLC into this website -- please don't copy our content without permission.