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

Definition for the Tagalog word dahilan:

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[noun]  reason; cause; excuse; purpose; the reason why; alibi; factor; account; so as to

Root: dahil
String frequency indicator:

This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Dahilan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (6)
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Kailangang makagawâ tayo ng dahilán.
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We need to come up with an excuse / a reason.
Hindî pa naitatalâ ang dahilán ng kaniyáng kamatayan.
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The cause of her death hasn't been recorded so far.
Nagseselos si Marianne nang waláng dahilán.
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Marianne gets jealous for no reason.
Anó ang dahilán ng inyóng pagbisita
What's the purpose of your visit?
Dapat imbestigahán ang dahilán ng pangyayari
The cause of the incident should be investigated.
Makakapagbigáy siyá ng magandáng dahilán
She will be able to come up with a good excuse.

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How to pronounce dahilan:

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Related Filipino Words:
dahilkadahilanandahil saidahilánmagdahilán
Related English Words:
reasoncausepurposeso as toas the reason whyaccounton accountalibiexcusefactor
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This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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