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

String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Mahirap Example Sentences in Tagalog: (39)
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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 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 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.
Mahirap tanggapín na nanghihi na ang tatay ko.
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Seeing my dad's strength diminish is very hard.
Mahirap magíng bulág.
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It's difficult to go blind.
Mahirap katawanín ang mga taong waláng kooperasyón
It's difficult to represent people who don't cooperate.
Mahirap hulaan kung saán siyá nanggaling
It's difficult to surmise where she came from.
Nagpakain kamí ng mahirap na tao
We had the poor people eat. / We fed the poor people.
Alternate spelling(s):
mahihirap, kahirap
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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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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