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

Definition for the Tagalog word bayan:

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[noun]  country; town; citizens; nation; home town; homeland

Root: bayan
String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Bayan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Masásamsám ng mga makapangyarihan ang kayamanan ng bayan.
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The powerful will plunder the wealth of the nation.
Nanakawin ng pólitikó ang yaman ng bayan
The politician will plunder the country's wealth.
Binubuhay akó ng hangarin kong magsilbí sa bayan
I am being given life by my goal to serve my homeland.
Mayni ang bayan ko
Manila is my home town.
Ipinagmámalakí siyá ng bayan ng San Ildefonso. 
The town of Ildefonso is proud of her.
Babahâ sa bayan kapág nagpakawalâ na ng tubig ang dam. 
The town will be flooded once the dam releases water.
Kasalukuyang bumaba ang bayan nang mulíng bumagyó
The town was still recovering when a typhoon struck again.
Paano ko maráratíng ang sentro ng bayan
How do I get to the town center?
Gáganapín ang karera sa inyóng bayan
The race will be held in your town.
Ikinatuwâ ko ang pag-alís ko sa bayan namin
My leaving the town caused me happiness.
Kinatawán si Josie noón bilang pínakamagandáng babae ng bayan
Josie was represented before as the town's most beautiful woman.
Itó ang magbíbigáy daán para sa katahimikan ng bayan natin
This will pave the way for peace in our country.

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