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

Definition for the Tagalog word upang:

upang  Play audio #5515Save to Flash Cards
[conjunction]  so that; in order to; so as to; to

Root: upang
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Upang" is hardly used now in ordinary, casual conversations. More common is the adopted Spanish "para" (for) instead. Nowadays, you will hear "upang" mainly in formal and strictly Tagalog conversations or speeches. is now on the App Store! TDC Tagalog Dictionary
Example Sentences Available Icon Upang Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Ang pangulo ay dumaló upang ilunsád ang proyekto.
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The president attended (the event/location) in order to launch the project.
Gumamit ng mga pamatáy sunog upang maapu ang apóy.
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Use fire extinguishers to put out the flame.
Suriin mo ang pag-uuga upang matuklasán ang mga kamalian mo.
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Examine your attitude to discover your flaws.
Kailangang mag-trabaho upang mabuhay.
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One needs to work to live.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Mabagal siyang naglakad upang hindi siya madulas.
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She walked slowly so she wouldn't slip.

Tinawagan kita kagabi upang ibigay ang mabuting balita.
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I called you last night to give you the good news.

Tumawag ako sayo kagabi upang ibigay ang mabuting balita.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361206 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I called you last night to give you the good news.

Kailangan namin ng pagkain, mga damit at bahay upang mabuhay.
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We need food, clothing, and shelter to live.

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How to pronounce upang:

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Related English Words:
soso thatin order totoso as to
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