Definition for the Tagalog word ama:
"Ama" is a more formal word for "Dad", similar to how "Father" is a more formal word than "Dad" in English. If you want to be more casual, use "Tatay" instead.
Ama Example Sentences in Tagalog: (6)
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Magdasál ka ng Amá Namin
Pray the Our Father (a prayer).
Nagsasaka ang amá ko para may kabuhayan kamí
My father cultivates land so we could earn a living.
Iginígiít ng amá ni
Dan na tapusin niyá ang pag-aaral
Dan's father insists that he finish school.
Jose Nepomuceno bilang
"Amá ng Pelíkuláng Filipino
Jose Nepomuceno was hailed as the "Father of Philippine Movies."
Bumulóng ang batà sa kaniyáng amá
The child whispered to his dad.
Huwág kayóng maingay at nagpápahingá ang inyóng amá
Don't be noisy because your father is resting / sleeping.
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How to pronounce ama:
AMA AUDIO CLIP:
Related Filipino Words:mag-amáamaínamá-amahan
Related English Words:fatherdad
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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