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

Definition for the Tagalog word ilan:

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[question word]  how many; a few; a number of; several; some; certain

Root: ilan
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Example Sentences Available Icon Ilan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (38)
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Maghintáy ka ng iláng taón para matamó ang pagkilalang ináasám mo
Wait for several years to gain the recognition you aspire for.
Huwág mawalán ng pag-asa kahit iláng beses ka pang mabigô
Don't give up hope even if you fail many times.
Iláng taón ka nang nagtátrabaho dito
How many years have you been working here?
Ilán ang nakikita mong bituín?
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How many stars do you see?
Umaabot sa mga ilán kayó sa opisina?
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You're about how many in the office?
Ilán lang ang nasagót mo sa exam?
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How many were you able to answer in the exam?
Ilán ang humabol sa mágnanakaw?
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How many chased the thief?
Iláng beses nangánganák ang aso mo sa isáng taón
How many times does your dog have puppies in a year?
Kung bawasan ang sampû ng limá, ilán ang maiiwan
If we take five away from ten, how many will be left?
Itó ang problemang iláng oras na niláng sinásagután
This is the problem that they've been working on for hours.
Iláng beses nang hinulaan ni Bebang ang pagbagsák ni Rodrigo. 
Bebang has predicted Rodrigo's downfall several times.
Hulaan mo kung iláng taón na si Bob. 
Guess how old Bob is.
Ilán sa mga sagót mo sa exam ang tuma
How many of your answers in the exam were correct?
Iláng tao ang nagtrabaho para itayô ang gusa
How many people worked to construct the building?
Iláng oras ka nanónoód ng TV gabi-gabí
How many hours do you spend watching TV every night?

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How to pronounce ilan:

Play audio #288
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Related Filipino Words:
mangilán-ngilánkailanáníilánhindî iilánmakailánTig-ilán?nakailánmag-ilán
Related English Words:
a number ofhow manyfewa fewseveralsomecertain
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