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

Definition for the Tagalog word ate:

ate  Play audio #621Save to Flash Cards
[noun]  sister; elder sister; a woman older than the speaker; any female stranger

Root: ate
String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Ate Example Sentences in Tagalog: (6)
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Gustó niyáng makala sa kontról ng kaniyáng ate
She longs for a life out from under her big sister's authority.
Ang ate ko ang gumáganáp na iná sa aming magkakapatíd
My older sister fulfills the role of a mother to us siblings.
Hina ng ate ko ang mga de-kolór na damít sa mga putíng damít
My older sister mixed the colored clothes with white clothes.
Naaasár akó sa tatló kong ate
I'm frustrated with my three big sisters.
Gabí na hindî pa umuuwî ang ate mo.
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It's already late/evening but your elder sister isn't home yet.
Hinila ng ba ang buhók ng ate niyá
The child pulled the hair of her elder sister.
Alternate spelling(s):
teh, te, ati, atche, atse, ateng, ante, ates
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce ate:

Play audio #621
Markup Code:
[rec:621]Play audio #863
Markup Code:
[rec: 863]
Related English Words:
sisterelder sisterfemale stranger
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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