Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word matanda.

Definition for the Tagalog word matanda:

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[adjective]  old; aged; senior; archaic
[noun]  an old person

Root: tanda
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
Note: "matanda" is only used to refer to living people, animals, etc. If you are referring to objects like an "old car" or "old house" you should use "luma" instead.

Example Sentences Available Icon Matanda Example Sentences in Tagalog: (8)
Nabanggâ ng humaharurot na kotse ang matandáng babae
The speeding car hit the old woman.
Matandâ ang lola ko
My grandmother is old.
Matandâ ang lolo ko
My grandfather is old.
Paupuín mo ang matandâ
Tell the old person to take a seat./Give the old person a seat.
Nagulat ang matandáng babae sa bali
The old woman was startled by the news.
Ipinagtanggól ng batang abugado ang matandáng babae
The young lawyer defended the old woman.
Mas mahirap magtu sa mga ba kaysa sa mga matatandâ
It is more difficult to teach children than adults.
Walâ siyáng pinagbíbigyán, ba man o matandâ
He does not give consideration to anyone, whether young or old.
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