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tropa

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

Definition for the Tagalog word tropa:


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[noun]  troupe; troop; group; gang (of friends)

Root: tropa
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Tropa" is a relatively new informal term used to mean one's regular social group or gang. It's a term popular among Millennials, while "barkada" is how the older generations call their gang. "Grupo" is the general and more formal term for any group and "samahán" is the formal Tagalog term for an association.

"Katropa" = a member of one's gang

"May lakad ako kasama ang tropa" = I'm going somewhere with the gang. ("may lakad ako" is an idiomatic expression that literally translates to "I have a walk")

"Katropa n'yo ba si James?" = Is James a member of your gang?

"Tignán natin kung papayag ang tropa sa gusto mo." = Let's see if the gang will agree to what you want.

"Hindí kasí mahilig si Robert sa inuman kayá tumiwalág na lang siyá sa tropa" = Because Robert is not fond of drinking that's why he just disassociated himself from the gang. ["Tiwalág" = separated (possibly a maverick)]

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Nagpahingá sa tabíng-ilog ang tropa.
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The troup took a break along the riverbank.
Anó ang nagíng desisyón ng tropa?
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What was the group's decision?
Pinagbantaán siyá ng tropa ni Aldrin.
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Aldrin's gang threatened him.
Nag-iwan ng basura ang tropang nagpaskó sa Luneta.
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The gang who spent Christmas at Luneta left garbage.

How to pronounce tropa:

TROPA AUDIO CLIP:
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Markup Code:
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Related Filipino Words:
katropa
Related English Words:
troupetroopganggroup
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
tropang
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