Related words: Dalagita = (lit: a small teenage girl) a preteen girl Dalagíndíng - another word for "dalagita", but not so often used. Matandáng dalaga = a spinster (It can be as disparaging as the English "old maid", so use the term with caution) Dalagang bukid = (lit: a country maiden) a type of fish Dumalaga = a young hen, like one that's not laying eggs yet. Binata = an unmarried man, a teenage boy (male version of dalaga)
Dalaga Example Sentences in Tagalog: (3)
She remained single because she's afraid to get married.