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

Definition for the Tagalog word kalaban:

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[noun]  opponent; adversary; enemy; antagonist; competitor

Root: laban
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Example Sentences Available Icon Kalaban Example Sentences in Tagalog: (10)
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Ginapî ng bida ang mga kalabang bampira.
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The protagonist vanquished the enemy vampires.
Inatake ng mga sundalo ang kampo ng kalaban kanina.
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The soldiers attacked the enemy's camp earlier today.
Sumu na ang kalaban.
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The enemy / opponent already surrendered.
Taksíl siyá kasí sa kalaban siyá kumampí
He is a traitor because he sided with the enemy.
Baba kamí sa mga kalaban namin
We will get back at our opponents!
Nag-share siyá ng sáloobín sa pagkapanalo ng kalaban
He shared his thoughts about the opponent's win.
Tinutukan siyá ng baríl sa ulo ng kalaban
The enemy pointed a gun at his head.
Hindî akó kumákampí sa mga kalaban
I don't ally with the opponents.
Gagayahin ba natin ang tekník ng mga kalaban
Are we going to copy the opponents' technique?
Nilalait nilá ang kaniláng mga kalaban
They are insulting their opponents.

User-submitted Example Sentences:
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba. These are usually correct, but may occasionally have errors.
May kaunting lamang siya sa kalaban niya.
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He had a slight edge on his opponent.

Mapanganib magpasok sa kampo ng mga kalaban.
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Entering the foe's camp is full of danger.

Mahilig siyang gumawa ng tsismis, kaya marami siyang kalaban.
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He likes to gossip, therefore he has a lot of enemies.

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