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

Definition for the Tagalog word mamaya:

mamayâ  Play audio #6524Save to Flash Cards
[adverb/adjective]  later; soon; a little later (today)

Root: mamaya
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"MamayĆ¢" is "later today" while "mayámayá" is "a few minutes from now" or "a little later".

"Si Tom ay pumasok sa trabaho. Ang uwi niya ay mamayâ pa". = Tom went to work. He's coming home later yet.

"Si Tom ay pumunta lang sa tindahan sa kanto. Nandito na 'yun mayámayá = Tom just went to the corner store. He'll be here in a short while.

In this example, "mayámayá was used because the idea being conveyed is that right after frying the fish, it will eaten for lunch. Without mentioning it, the time that Mary is frying the fish will be understood to be just before lunch time.

Had this instead used "mamayĆ¢" and Mary was frying the fish close to lunchtime, it would most likely be understood that the fish is to be eaten for supper, i.e., later today yet.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Mamaya Example Sentences in Tagalog: (46)
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Baka mamayâ
Maybe later.
Daanan mo akó mamayâ.
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Pick me up later.
Maglalarô kamí ng tennis mamayâ
We will play tennis later.
Mamayâ ka na maglabá
Do the laundry later.
Súsunduín ba kitá mamayâ?
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Shall I pick you up later?
Dádaanan kitá mamayâ.
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I will pick you up later.
Púpuntá ka ba doón mamayâ
Are you going there later?
Uwián mo akó ng chocolates mamayâ
Bring home some chocolates for me later.
Anó ang itátanghál niná Sally at Gemma mamayâ
What will Sally and Gemma present later?
Dádaán akó sa bahay ninyó mamayâ.
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I will drop by your house later today.
Magbibirô siyá mamayâ sa klase.
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She will crack a joke later in class.
Mamayâ mo na lang siyá sabihan.
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Just tell him later (today).
Aayusin ko iyán mamayâ.
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I'll fix / take care of that later.
Sana huwág umulán mámayáng hapon.
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I hope it doesn't rain this afternoon.
Sunduín mo akó kiná Alice mamayâ.
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Pick me up at Alice's place later.
Alternate spelling(s):
ma2ya, mamats
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce mamaya:

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Related English Words:
latera little latersoon
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