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tatay

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

Definition for the Tagalog word tatay:


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[noun]  dad; father; mister

Root: tatay
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Tatay" is a more informal word similar to the word "Dad" in English. If you want to be more formal, use "Ama" instead.

Very Frequent
Example Sentences Available Icon Tatay Example Sentences in Tagalog: (35)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Inatake sa pu ang tatay ko.
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My father had a heart attack.
Saán nagtátrabaho ang tatay mo?
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Where does your dad work?
Magtéxt ka mamayâ sa tatay mo.
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Text your father later.
Natawá ang tatay niyá at tinapík siyá sa ulo.
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Her father laughed / was amused and patted her on the head.
Matandâ ang tatay ko.
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My dad is old.
Hihingî ka ba ng pahintulot sa tatay ni Jane?
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Would you be asking Jane's father for consent?
Madalás tumata ang tatay ni Jim sa bingo.
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Jim's father often wins at bingo.
Hindî pa ba bumabangon ang tatay mo?
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Hasn't your dad gotten out of bed yet?
Matulog ka na, iká ni Tatay.
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Go to bed, Dad said.
Ginawán akó ng tatay ko ng duyan.
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My dad made a swing for me.

User-submitted Example Sentences (20):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Isang guro ang tatay ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #3266599 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My father is a teacher.


Nasa hardin ang tatay ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #3086294 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My father's in the garden.


Akala ko tatay ni Mary si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214804 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I thought Tom was Mary's father.


Fritz ang pangalan ng tatay ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #1707361 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My dad's name is Fritz.


Ang tatay ko ay may limang kapatid.
Tatoeba Sentence #2782236 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My father has five brothers and sisters.


Mas matanda si Nanay kaysa kay Tatay.
Tatoeba Sentence #3251908 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Mom is older than Dad.


Tinuturuan ako magluto ng aking tatay.
Tatoeba Sentence #4490031 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My dad is teaching me how to cook.


Arkitekto ang tatay ko, hindi inhenyero.
Tatoeba Sentence #1341801 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My father is an architect, not an engineer.


Huwag mong sabihin sa tatay tungkol nito.
Tatoeba Sentence #1452478 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Don't tell Father about this.


Kaya tumakbo ako sa restawran ng tatay ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #2948420 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
So I ran to my father's restaurant.


Mga karpintero ang tatay at kapatid kong babae.
Tatoeba Sentence #2852031 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My father and sister are carpenters.


Hindi kumakain ng maraming prutas ang tatay ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #2932124 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My father does not eat much fruit.


Nakita ko siyang pinagagalitan ng kanyang tatay.
Tatoeba Sentence #3270014 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I saw him being scolded by his father.


Natulog na ako bago pa dumating ang tatay sa bahay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2759141 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I went to bed before father could come home.


Tatay, puwede ba akong pumunta roon na kasama si Masao?
Tatoeba Sentence #1389603 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
May I go there with Masao, Father?


Ang tatay at kapatid ko ay parehong mahilig sa pagsusugal.
Tatoeba Sentence #2798371 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Both my father and my brother like gambling.


Magluluto ang tatay ko ng isang masarap na pagkain bukas nang umaga.
Tatoeba Sentence #2783682 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My father will cook me a delicious meal tomorrow morning.


Nawala ng maliit na batang lalaki ang pera na bigay ng kanyang tatay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2808574 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The little boy has lost the money given to him by his father.


Hindi pinayagan ng doktor ang tatay ko na magbuhat ng mabibigat na bagay.
Tatoeba Sentence #4049572 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The doctor didn't allow my father to carry heavy things.


Sabihin mo, pupunta ba ang Inay sa istasyon ng tren para maghintay kay Itay?
Tatoeba Sentence #2788109 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tell me, is Mom going to go to the station to wait for Dad?


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


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How to pronounce tatay:

TATAY AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #2417
Markup Code:
[rec:2417]
Related Filipino Words:
magtatay
Related English Words:
fatherdadpapapamister
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