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

Definition for the Tagalog word yata:

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[enclitic]  I think (but not certain); I'm not sure; apparently; seems like; it seems; maybe

Root: yata
String frequency indicator:

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This string is used more frequently in casual content than formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Yata Example Sentences in Tagalog: (10)
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Parang hindî ya siyá kúkumpirmahín para sa posisyón.
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It looks like he won't be confirmed for the position.
Naiwan ko yatang bukás ang ilaw sa garahe.
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I think I left the light on in the garage.
"Mamámatáy na ya akó," aní Ricky.
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"I think I'm gonna die," said Ricky.
Bábagsák ya akó sa exam.
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I think I would fail the exam.
Nawawalâ ya.
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It's lost / misplaced, I think.
Naligáw na ya akó.
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I think I'm already lost.
Kumakain ya si Peter.
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I think Peter is eating (but I'm not sure).
Hindî ko ya masásagót ang tanóng mo
I don't think I will be able to answer your question.
Walâ yatang tao
There seems to be no one here.
Hindî namin nagamit ang laptop mo. Sirâ ya.
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We were not able to use your laptop. It looks like it's broken.

User-submitted Example Sentences (6):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Di yata totoo ang balita.
Tatoeba Sentence #1837930 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The news can't be true.

Si Ginoong Brown yata siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1919177 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I think he is Mr Brown.

Totoo yata ang istorya niya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1932777 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
His story must be true.

Mga sampung talaba yata ang kinain niya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1643036 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I think he ate about 10 oysters.

Di yata siya si Maria. Nasa ospital siya ngayon.
Tatoeba Sentence #1789594 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That can't be Mary. She is in hospital now.

Wala yata kundi si Tomas ang interesadong bumili nito.
Tatoeba Sentence #1625411 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's unlikely that anyone other than Tom would be interested in buying this.

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How to pronounce yata:

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Related English Words:
maybeseeminglyseems likeapparentlyi thinkunsurenot surei'm not sure
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