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

Definition for the Tagalog word luma:

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[adjective]  old; worn; stale

Root: luma
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
Note: "luma" is only used to refer to things or inanimate things. For living people, animals, etc., you should use "matanda" instead.

String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Luma Example Sentences in Tagalog: (13)
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Gumagana pa ba itóng lumang radyo mo?
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Does this old radio of yours still work?
Minámaneho niyá ang lumang sasakyán.
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She's driving the old car.
Matátagpuán ang lumang balón sa nayon namin.
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The old well can be found in our village.
Sinisi ng anay ang lumang bahay
Termites are destroying the old house.
Lu ang bahay
The house is old.
Lu na ang lola ko
My grandmother is old now.
Gustó niláng mapanatili ang lumang kaugalián
They want to maintain the old custom.
Itinatapon mo lang ba ang mga lu mong damít?
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Do you just throw away your old clothes?
Pinápalitán ng bangko ang mga lumang pera ng bago.
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The bank replaces the old currency with the new one.
Híhingín ko na lang kay Tony ang lumang cell phone niyá.
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I'll just ask Tony to give me his old cell phone.
Hindî namin pinapasok ang lumang bahay kasí natatakot kamí
We don't enter the old house because we are scared.
Nami kamí ng mga lumang damít na pwede na nating ipamigáy
We chose from our old clothes those that we may already give away.
Nagmukháng lu agád ang bagong sapatos ni Anna kasí iyón ang isinúsuót niyá la
The new shoes of Anna quickly looked old/worn because they're what she always wears.

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How to pronounce luma:

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Related English Words:
oldwornworn outstale
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