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

Definition for the Tagalog word kapwa:

kapwà  Play audio #2579Save to Flash Cards
[noun]  neighbor; fellow; fellow man/woman; others
[pronoun]  both; others
*Note: short for ka``pwa-ta``o

Root: kapwa
String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Kapwa Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Tumutulong sa kapwà ang kaibigan ko.
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My friend helps others.
Pupurihin ang sínumáng gagawâ ng mabuti sa kapwà.
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Anyone who will do good to his fellow will be praised.
Iwasan ang galit sa kapwà.
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Avoid anger toward others.
Magíng mabuti sa kapwà
Be good to your fellow.

User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
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Kapwa silang naghahangaan.
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They admire each other.

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Alternate spelling(s):
kapuwa, kapwa-tao, kapwa tao, kapwatao
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce kapwa:

Play audio #2579
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Related English Words:
neighborfellowmanothersfellow manbothothers
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