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ate

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
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Example Sentences Available Icon Ate Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Ang ate ko ang gumáganáp na iná sa aming magkakapatíd
My older sister fulfills the role of a mother to us siblings.
Gustó niyáng makala sa kontról ng kaniyáng ate
She longs for a life out from under her big sister's authority.
Naaasár akó sa tatló kong ate
I'm frustrated with my three big sisters.
Hinila ng ba ang buhók ng ate niyá
The child pulled the hair of her elder sister.
Gabí na hindî pa umuuwî ang ate mo
It's already late/evening but your elder sister isn't home yet.
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:

ATE AUDIO CLIP:
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:
ateng
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