Definition for the Tagalog word kuya:
[noun] elder brother; big brother; buddy; friendly term given to an older male
Kuya Example Sentences in Tagalog: (8)
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Bumilí akó ng sorbetes kay kuya
I bought ice cream from the older man.
Hinirám ko lang itó sa kuya ko
I just borrowed this from my older brother.
Sumagì sa kotse namin ang kotse ni kuya
Big brother's car sideswept ours.
John" na lang itawag mo sa akin
You can just call me "Kuya (brother) John."
Gagayahin ko ang kurso ng kuya ko sa koléhiyó
I will take the same course as my elder brother's in college.
Tumutulong si kuya
sa aming mga magulang sa mga gawaing bahay
Big brother helps our parents do housework.
Tinanóng ko ang kuya sa hayskul
, anó pô ang mga gawain niyó sa hayskul
I asked my senior from high school, "What activities do you do in high school?"
Alternate spelling(s): kua
, kuyasAlternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.
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Related English Words:brotherbuddyolder brotherelder brotherbig brother
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