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

Definition for the Tagalog word kanina:

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[adverb]  earlier today; earlier

Root: kanina
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When using "kanina", the important thing to consider is that the event that happened earlier has to have happened today. Sometimes we add "umaga" (morning), "tanghali" (noon) or "hapon" (afternoon) after it to give it a more specific time frame. When used that way, it becomes "kaninang" (kanina + na).

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Example Sentences Available Icon Kanina Example Sentences in Tagalog: (48)
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Kumain akó kanina
I ate earlier.
Maha ang pila kanina
The line was long earlier.
Bakit ka tahimik kanina
Why were you quiet earlier today?
Kanina hindî akó nakapág-almusál
Earlier today I was not able to have breakfast.
Kaninang umaga hindî akó nakapág-almusál
Earlier this morning I was not able to have breakfast.
Nagkaroón kamí ng meeting kanina.
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We had a meeting earlier today.
Anóng oras ka bumangon kaninang umaga?
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What time did you get out of bed this morning?
Mabábaón din sa limót ang nangyari kanina.
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What happened earlier will eventually be forgotten.
Inuulit ko lang ang sinabi ko kanina.
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I'm just reiterating what I said earlier.
Binanggít ba nilá akó kanina
Did they mention me earlier?
Dalá ko lang kanina
I just had it with me earlier (today).
Nakausap ko si Mary kanina
I was able to talk to Mary earlier.
Sinimulán ng nanay kong maglu kaninang alas-nuwebe ng umaga
My mom began cooking at 9 o'clock this morning.
Naggupít ng damó si Peter kaninang umaga
Peter cut/trimmed the grass this morning.
Naabutan mo ba si Charles sa canteen kanina
Was Charles still at the canteen when you went there earlier?
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earlierearlier today
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