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

Definition for the Tagalog word bigla:

biglâ  Play audio #2365Save to Flash Cards
[adverb]  suddenly; abruptly

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Bigla Example Sentences in Tagalog: (16)
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Bigláng sumamâ ang pakiramdám ni Vincent.
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Vincent suddenly felt ill.
Bigláng namatáy ang laptop ko.
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My laptop suddenly died.
Bigláng umatake ang mga sundalo.
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The soldiers suddenly attacked.
Ayún ngâ, biglâ ko siyáng nakita.
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There, I saw him out of the blue.
Bakit biglâ kang nagla
Why did they disappear so suddenly?
Nagkaguló ang mga sundalo nang bigláng magpaputók ang mga kaaway
The soldiers got confused when enemies suddenly opened fire.
Bigláng hindî na nagparamdám si Jessica. 
Suddenly Jessica didn't show up anymore.
Bigláng sumulpót ang malakíng taghiyawat sa noó ko
A big pimple suddenly appeared on my forehead.
Habang sinúsubukang buksán ng magnanakaw ang pintô, bigláng nagtahulan ang mga aso
While the burglar was attempting to open the door, the dogs suddenly started barking.
Nágising akóng biglâ
I woke up suddenly.
Biglâ siláng yumaman
Suddenly they became rich.
Biglâ akóng napasama kay Mira sa Bali. 
Suddenly I joined Mira in Bali.
Bigláng lumabás si John sa kwarto.
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Suddenly John came out of the bedroom.
Si Alice ay bigláng nagíng tahimik nang mariníg niyá ang magandáng bali.
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Alice suddenly became silent when she heard the good news.
Bigláng tumayô si Tony at sinabayán ng sigáw
Tony suddenly stood up and shouted at the same time.

User-submitted Example Sentences (7):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Biglang umulan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1600024 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Suddenly, it rained.

Biglang umulan.
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Suddenly it began to rain.

Biglang umulan.
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Suddenly, the rain fell.

Bigla siyang tumahimik.
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She suddenly fell silent.

Biglang umulan, pero naglakad pa kami.
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It began to rain, but we walked on.

Bahagyang nakauwi kami nang biglang umulan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1611651 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Hardly had we come home when it began to rain.

Hindi ko kinailangang magdilig ng mga bulaklak. Katatapos ko lamang ay biglang umulan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1643032 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I need not have watered the flowers. Just after I finished, it stared raining.

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