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dalaga

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

Definition for the Tagalog word dalaga:


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unmarried woman; teenage girl; young woman; single woman

Root: dalaga
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
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)

Example Sentences Available Icon Dalaga Example Sentences in Tagalog: (3)
Nanatili siyáng dalaga kasí takot siyáng magpakasál
She remained single because she's afraid to get married.
Nais niyáng malaman kung dalaga pa siyá
He wants to know if she is still single.
Minámahál / Mahál ng bina ang dalaga
The young man loves the young woman.
Alternate spelling(s):
dalaginding
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.


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Related Filipino Words:
dalagitadumalagamatandáng dalaga
Related English Words:
womanunmarried womansingle womanteenage girlyoung woman
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
dalagang
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