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

Definition for the Tagalog word bughaw:

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[adjective]  blue

Root: bughaw
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"Bughaw" means the color "blue," but it is less commonly used nowadays.

Around 75% of the time native Filipino language speakers would say the English word "blue", and maybe around 20% of the time they would use the word "asul" for blue (from the Spanish "azul"), and only around 5% of the time would the word "bughaw" be used.

"Bughaw" is used in the Filipino national anthem, "Lupang Hinirang" in the 3rd verse:

"Sa dagat at bundok,
Sa simoy at sa langit mong bughaw,
May dilag ang tula
At awit sa paglayang minamahal."

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