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sayang

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

Definition for the Tagalog word sayang:


sayang  Play audio #82Save to Flash Cards
[adjective]  uselessly spent; wasted
[interjection]  too bad; what a waste!; what a pity!; what a loss

Root: sayang
String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Sayang Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Sayang at hindî ko siyá nakalarô.
Play audio #31184 Play audio #31185
 
Too bad I didn't get to play with him.
Bumilí silá ng lumang kotse. Sayang
They bought an old car. What a waste!
Sayang ang paghingî nilá ng tulong
It is useless for them to call for help.
Sayang at hindî ko itinanóng ang pangalan niyá
Too bad I didn't ask her name.

User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Sayang na di ko masyadong maintindihan ang Ingles.
Tatoeba Sentence #1889501 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's a pity that I don't understand English well.


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How to pronounce sayang:

SAYANG AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #82
Markup Code:
[rec:82]Play audio #18174
Markup Code:
[rec:18174]
Related Filipino Words:
masayangsayanginmagsayáng
Related English Words:
pitywhat a ptywhat a losswastedtoo badwhat a shameuselessly spentwhat a waste
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