Definition for the Tagalog word mahirap:
[adjective] poor (financially); difficult; hard to do; complex; laborious; cumbersome; arduous
[noun] poor person
plural form of mahirap = mahihirap
Mahirap Example Sentences in Tagalog: (33)
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It's difficult to be a parent.
Mahirap madamá ang tuláng hindî magandá ang pagkakasulat
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
It's difficult to fight against an unseen enemy.
Mahirap tangkaíng tumakas sa kulungan
It's difficult to attempt to escape prison.
Mahirap makahanap ng isáng tunay na kaibigan
A true friend is hard to find.
Mahirap madakíp ang taong magalíng magtagò
A person who's good at hiding is difficult to capture.
Mahirap itanggí ang nasaktáng damdamin
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
It's difficult to express things that you don't understand.
Mahirap kumpirmahín ang pagkákakilanlán ng mágnanakaw
It's difficult to identify the identity of the thief.
Mahirap ipagtanggól ang ayaw magpatanggól
It is difficult to defend the one who doesn't want to be defended.
Alám kong mahirap taluhin si
I know that it's difficult to defeat Ariella.
Alternate spelling(s): mahihirap
, kahirapAlternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.
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Related Filipino Words:hirapsa hiráp at ginhawamahirapankahirapanpaghirapanpaghihirapmaghiraphirapinpahiraphirapan
Related English Words:poor personpoor peopledifficultarduouscomplexpoorlaborioushardhard to documbersome
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