Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word dahil.

Definition for the Tagalog word dahil:

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[conjunction]  because of; because

Root: dahil
Example Sentences Available Icon Dahil Example Sentences in Tagalog: (17)
May gusaling gumu dahil sa lindól
There was a building that collapsed due to the earthquake.
Naparusahan ang mga estudyante dahil nagtulungán silá sa pandara
The students were punished because they helped each other to cheat.
Daan-daán ang namulat sa katotohanan dahil sa isáng nakakagulat na pagsisiwalat
Hundreds came to the truth as a result of a shocking revelation.
Nasuká akó kahapon dahil sa nakain ko
I threw up yesterday because of what I ate.
Huwág kang umurong dahil lang sa isáng hamon
Don't back out just because of a challenge.
Natuwâ akó dahil doón
I was happy because of that. / I was happy about that.
Naputol ang kable ng telépono dahil sa bagyó
The telephone cable snapped because of the typhoon.
Bumilís ang paglagô ng mga halaman dahil sa ulán
The plants grew faster because of the rain.
Hindî akó íinóm ng alak dahil magmámaneho akó mamayâ
I won't drink alcohol because I'm driving later.
Kumapál ang buhók niyá dahil sa gamót na ibinigáy ko
His hair thickened because of the medicine I gave him.
Nandito sana si Roda, dahil magseselos talagá siyá
I just wish Roda was here, because she would be so jealous!
Nagtampó si Erika dahil hindî mo siyá sinamahan
Erika sulked because you didn't accompany her.
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Related Filipino Words:
dahilánidahilándahil sakadahilanan
Related English Words:
becausebecause of
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