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talo

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

Definition for the Tagalog word talo:


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[noun]  defeat; amount lost; loser
[adjective]  defeated

Root: talo
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Ang talo ni James sa casino ay halos isang milyon" = The amount that James lost in the casino is almost a million.

"Ikaw ang talo pag/kapag lumaban ka sa boss mo" = You will be the loser if you'll clash with your boss.

"Lagi akong talo kapag/pag ako tumataya sa lotto" = I always lose (am always a loser) when I bet on the lotto

"Talo ako diyan sa gusto mo" = I'll be the loser on what you'd want (to happen)

"Malungkot na umuwi ang boksingerong talo" = The defeated boxer sadly went home

"Ang mapikon, talo" = The one who gets piqued first, loses (is the loser) - This is a Tagalog expression used as an admonition to people who are engaged in banter that might end up hitting one's soft spot. "Pikon" is a term that means "a sore loser" or "someone who gets offended by jokes". "Mapikon" means, "to take offense for losing or over a joke".

String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Talo Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Talo ka
You're a loser!
Hindî ko alám na talo ang koponán ninyó
I didn't know your team lost.
Magkano ang talo mo sa pustahan
How much did you lose in the bet?
Si Chris ang talo sa laban kanina
Chris was the loser in the match earlier.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
May talong bang puti?
Tatoeba Sentence #2759154 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Is there a white eggplant?


Nagluto ako ng talong at itlog para agahan ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #2759145 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I've prepared eggplant and egg for my breakfast.


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Alternate spelling(s):
olats
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.


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How to pronounce talo:

TALO AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #1191
Markup Code:
[rec:1191]
Related Filipino Words:
olatsmatalopagtatalotumalomakipagtalomagtalopagkatalotaluninpagtatalomagpatalo
Related English Words:
lostloserdefeateddefeat
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
talong
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