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

Definition for the Tagalog word mahiya:

mahiyâ  Play audio #9437Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to feel shy; to feel bashful; to feel ashamed; to be embarrassed

Verb conjugations of mahiya:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: hiyaConjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
mahiyâ  Play audio #9437
nahiyâ  Play audio #19345
nahihiyâ  Play audio #19346
mahihiyâ  Play audio #19347
Verb family:  ikahiyâ ,  hiyaín ,  
,  magkáhiyaan ,  mapahiyâ
String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Mahiya Example Sentences in Tagalog: (9)
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Mahiyâ ka.
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You should be ashamed of yourself.
Bakit akó mahihiyâ?
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Why should I be ashamed?
Gustóng sumali ni Sally pero nahihiyâ siyá.
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Sally wants to join but she's shy to ask.
Nahihiyâ akó.
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I am embarrassed.
Huwág kang mahiyâ.
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Do 't be shy.
Huwág kang mahiyâng magtanóng.
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Don't be shy to ask (a question).
Hindî ka ba nahihiyâ sa ginagawâ mo?
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Aren't you ashamed of what you're doing?
Sige na, nahihiyâ ka pa.
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Go ahead, no need to be shy.
Mahihiyâ silá sa iyó.
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They'll treat you with deference.

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How to pronounce mahiya:

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Related Filipino Words:
hiyânakákahiyâhiyang-hiyâmahiyainmapahiyâdyahewalanghiyâlangyâkahihiyánPahiyá ka no?
Related English Words:
bashfulashamedembarrassedshyfeel ashamedfeel embarrassedfeel shyfelt shyfel embarrassedfelt ashamed
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