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

Definition for the Tagalog word mahirap:

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

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Mahirap Example Sentences in Tagalog: (15)
Mahirap magíng magulang
It's difficult to be a parent.
Mahirap madamá ang tuláng hindî magandá ang pagkakasulat
It's difficult to feel a badly written poem.
Nagpakain kamí ng mahirap na tao
We had the poor people eat. / We fed the poor people.
Mahirap labanan ang kaaway na hindî nakikita
It's difficult to fight against an unseen enemy.
Mahirap makahanap ng isáng tunay na kaibigan
A true friend is hard to find.
Alín ang mas mahirap tugtugín? Ang piano o ang violin? 
Which is more difficult to play? The piano or the violin?
Mahirap ipagtanggól ang ayaw magpatanggól
It is difficult to defend the one who doesn't want to be defended.
Mahirap iyán
That is difficult.
Mahirap magíng bulág
It's difficult to go blind.
Mahirap tandaán ang pangalan niyá
Her name is not easy to remember.
Mahirap mag-isíp ng sagót sa tanóng mo
It's hard to think of an answer to your question.
Mahirap isipin na ginawâ iyón sa iyó ni Mary. 
It's hard to imagine Mary did that to you.
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 ginhawamahirapankahirapanmaghirappaghirapanhirapinpaghihirappahiraphirapan
Related English Words:
difficultarduouscomplexpoorlaborioushardhard to documbersome
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