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.

String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Mamaya Example Sentences in Tagalog: (54)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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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?
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Are you going there later?
Uwián mo akó ng chocolates mamayâ
Bring home some chocolates for me later.
Sino ang púpuntá sa salusalo mámayáng gabí?
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Who's going to the party tonight?
Magsísilbí akó mamayâ ng meryenda.
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I'll serve refreshments later.
Aaréstuhín na si Luis mamayâ.
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Luis will be arrested later.
Magpopóst akó ng komento mamayâ.
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I will post a comment later.
Dádaán akó sa bahay ninyó mamayâ.
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I will drop by your house later today.
Akó ang pápalít sa iyó mamayâ.
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I will be the one to replace you later.
Magbibirô siyá mamayâ sa klase.
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She will crack a joke later in class.
Alternate spelling(s):
ma2ya, mamats, mamya
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce mamaya:

Play audio #6524
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Related English Words:
latera little latersoon
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