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

Definition for the Tagalog word tila:

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[adverb]  appears to be; seemingly; somewhat; seems; like / similar to

Root: tila
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Huwág paghinalaan ang mga taong tila kakaibá.
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Don't view with suspicion people who seem different.
Tila nagustuhán niyá ang bahay.
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It seems he liked the house.
Tila úulán.
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It seems it will rain.
Tila siyá ay lalóng magandá ngayón.
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She seems more beautiful now.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Tila may hindi nagkaintindihan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1369058 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There seems to be a misunderstanding.

Tila isang linggong hindi nag-ahit si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #7487659 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom looked as if he hadn't shaved for a week.

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