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

Definition for the Tagalog word hirap:

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[noun]  difficulty; suffering; hardship

Root: hirap
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Hindî ninyó alám ang hirap na hinaráp ko
You do not know the hardships I faced.
Tumigil siyá ng pag-aaral dahil sa hirap ng buhay
She stopped going to school because of poverty.
Paano mo mapagtatagumpayan ang mga hirap ng pagiging iná
How can you overcome the challenges of being a mother?
Maraming hirap ang pinagdaanan ni Juliet sa buhay
Juliet went through a lot of hardships in life.

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Ang hirap.
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It's really hard.

Sa sobrang magkamukha ng kambal, ang hirap makita ng kaibhan nila.
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The twins look so much alike it's next to impossible to distinguish one from the other.

Maraming salamat sa pagpapautang ng $500 noong ako hirap para tustusan ang aking pangangailangan.
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Thank you very much for lending me $500 when I was having difficulty making ends meet.

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mahirapsa hiráp at ginhawamahirapankahirapanpaghihirappaghirapanmaghiraphirapinpahirapanpahirapán
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