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

Definition for the Tagalog word hiya:

hiyâ  Play audio #9509Save to Flash Cards
[noun]  shame; humiliation; embarrassment; dishonor; shyness

Root: hiya
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This string is used more frequently in casual content than formal content.?

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Nakaramdám siyá ng hiyâ at napalunók
He felt ashamed and gulped.

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How to pronounce hiya:

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Related Filipino Words:
nakákahiyâhiyang-hiyâmahiyainmahiyâmapahiyâwalanghiyâdyahelangyâPahiyá ka no?kahihiyán
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