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

Definition for the Tagalog word mahirap:

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[adjective]  poor (financially); difficult; hard to do; complex; laborious; cumbersome; arduous
[noun]  poor person

Root: hirap
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
plural form of mahirap = mahihirap

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Example Sentences Available Icon Mahirap Example Sentences in Tagalog: (33)
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Mahirap magíng magulang.
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It's difficult to be a parent.
Mahirap madamá ang tuláng hindî magandá ang pagkakasulat.
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It's difficult to feel a badly written poem.
Mahirap manehuhin ang malakíng sasakyán
It's difficult to drive a huge vehicle.
Alám kong mahirap labanan ang galit
I know that anger is hard to resist.
Mahirap gupitín ang buhók mo
It's hard to cut your hair.
Mahirap labanan ang kaaway na hindî nakikita.
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It's difficult to fight against an unseen enemy.
Mahirap tangkaíng tumakas sa kulungan.
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It's difficult to attempt to escape prison.
Mahirap makahanap ng isáng tunay na kaibigan.
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A true friend is hard to find.
Mahirap madakíp ang taong magalíng magta.
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A person who's good at hiding is difficult to capture.
Mahirap itanggí ang nasaktáng damdamin.
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It's difficult to conceal the hurt feelings.
Mahirap mangisdâ kapág mahangin
It's difficult to fish when it's windy.
Mahirap ipahayág ang mga bagay na hindî mo maunawaan.
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It's difficult to express things that you don't understand.
Mahirap kumpirmahín ang pagkákakilanlán ng mágnanakaw.
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It's difficult to identify the identity of the thief.
Mahirap ipagtanggól ang ayaw magpatanggól.
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It is difficult to defend the one who doesn't want to be defended.
Alám kong mahirap taluhin si Ariella. 
I know that it's difficult to defeat Ariella.
Alternate spelling(s):
mahihirap, kahirap
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How to pronounce mahirap:

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Related Filipino Words:
hirapsa hiráp at ginhawamahirapankahirapanpaghirapanpaghihirapmaghiraphirapinpahiraphirapan
Related English Words:
poor personpoor peopledifficultarduouscomplexpoorlaborioushardhard to documbersome
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