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

Definition for the Tagalog word tunay:

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[adjective]  true; genuine; full-blooded; concrete; sincere; actual; factual

Root: tunay
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Mahirap makahanap ng isáng tunay na kaibigan.
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A true friend is hard to find.
Lumálabás na ang tunay niyáng pagkatao.
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His true character is beginning to show.
Matátagpuán ko pa ba ang tunay na pagmamahál?
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Will I ever find true love?
Ngayón pa lang akó umibig nang tunay.
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This is my first time to truly fall in love.
Aawitin ni Renz itó tagláy ang tunay na damdamin.
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Renz will sing it with real feeling.
Bakit ayaw niyáng kilanlín ang tunay niyáng mga magulang?
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Why doesn't she want to recognize her real parents?
Hindî ko silá tunay na mga magulang?
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They are not my true/real parents?
Siyá ang polítikó na tunay na nais maglingkód at mamu.
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She's the politician who really wants to serve and lead.
Naranasan mo na ba ang mawalán ng tunay na kaibigan?
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Have you ever experienced losing a true friend.
Ikinákasá ni Diether ang laruán niyá na parang tunay na baríl.
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Diether is cocking his toy, as if it were a real gun.

User-submitted Example Sentences (5):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Ang tunay kong pangalan ay Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #7487664 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My real name is Tom.

Ang kaibigan sa kagipitan ay kaibigang tunay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2937512 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
A friend in need is a friend indeed.

Ang tunay na kalikasan ng planetang Alpha Centauri Bb ay mahiwaga pa.
Tatoeba Sentence #2077053 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The true nature of the planet Alpha Centauri Bb is still a mystery.

Ang bawat lumad ay may anting-anting na inisaalang-alang nilang tunay na puso nila.
Tatoeba Sentence #1637523 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The natives each had an amulet, which they considered their true heart.

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How to pronounce tunay:

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Related Filipino Words:
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