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talampakan

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

Definition for the Tagalog word talampakan:


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[noun]  foot (measurement); sole of the foot; underside of the foot
[adjective]  frank; flattened

Root: talampakan
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Talampakan" only applies to the "sole", or underside, of the foot (and not the "sole" of a shoe). Usually, it can have either a singular or plural meaning. The sole of a shoe, including the insole, is called "tapakán", which translates to "something stepped on".

"Talampakan" is also the very Filipino word for a foot measurement (12 inches). For the "inch" though, we use the Spanish "pulgada". Sometimes you might hear it as "purgada".

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Example Sentences Available Icon Talampakan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Tinátayáng 13,000 talampakan ang tátalunín ng mga skydiver.
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The skydivers will jump from an altitude of around 13,000.
Magsuót ka ng tsinelas para hindî dumumí ang talampakan mo.
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Wear slippers so your soles won't get dirty.
Anim na talampakan ang taás ni James.
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James' height is six feet. / James is six foot tall now.
Ang ha ng lubid ay dalawáng talampakan at tatlóng pulgada.
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The length of the rope is two feet and three inches.
Marumí siguro ang tapakan ng sapatos ko kayâ dumumí ang  
Maybe the insole of my shoe is dirty that's why my sole(s) became dirty.

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How to pronounce talampakan:

TALAMPAKAN AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #12630
Markup Code:
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Related English Words:
footsole12 inches12 inchfoot solefoot measurementfrankflattened
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
talampakang
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