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

Definition for the Tagalog word mataas:

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[adjective]  high; tall; superior; elevated

Root: taas
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Mataás" can be used to describe tall objects (like a building) but should not be used to describe people. To describe a tall person, use the adjective "matangkád" instead.

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This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Mataas Example Sentences in Tagalog: (10)
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Natítiyák niyáng mataás ang makukuha niyáng marká.
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He is sure that he'll get a high mark.
Pitóng ba ang nilagnát nang mataás at namatáy.
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Seven children developed a high fever and died.
Bakit nilá tinayuán ng mataás na gusa ang Santiago? 
Why did they build a tall building in Santiago?
Dapat isugód agád sa klíniká ang isáng batáng mataás ang lagnát
A child with a high fever should be rushed to the clinic.
Nagtamó ka ba ng mataás na marká
Did you receive a high grade?
Pinu mo ba si Ana dahil sa mataás niyáng marká sa klase
Did you commend Ana because of her high grade in class?
Mataás ang tingín ko sa taong nakákatanggáp sa mga puná ng ibáng tao
I have high regard for people who accept the opinion of other people.
Iniréreklamo nilá ang mataás na singíl sa toll. 
They complain about the high toll charge.
Gaano kataás ang tinalón ni Suzie? 
How high did Suzie jump?
Dahil mataás ang harang hindî makákawalâ ang mga baka
Because the railing is high, the cows won't be able to escape.
Alternate spelling(s):
matataas, kataas, tataas
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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