Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word mamamatay-tao in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word mamamatay-tao:

mámamátay-tao  Play audio #20118Save to Flash Cards
[noun]  killer; murderer; assassin

Root: matay
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Inasintá at pinaputukán siyá ng mámamátay-tao
A killer took aim at him and gunned him down.

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Ang hardinero ang mamamatay-tao.
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The gardener was the murderer.

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How to pronounce mamamatay-tao:

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Related Filipino Words:
mamatáynakamámatáykamatayankatayánmagpakamatáyikamatáypagkamatáypagpápakamatáyparusang kamatayanmamatayán
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