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muna

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

Definition for the Tagalog word muna:


muna  Play audio #5573Save to Flash Cards
[enclitic/adjective]  first; for the meantime; for the time being; for a moment; for now; before; yet
*Note: often used to soften a command statement

Root: muna
String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Muna Example Sentences in Tagalog: (53)
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Huwág mo munang itatapon itó.
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Don't throw this away yet.
Humigâ ka muna at magpahingá.
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Lie down for the meantime and rest.
Kumain muna silá bago silá umalís.
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They ate first before they left.
Sabihin mo muna na mahál mo akó.
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Say first that you love me.
Basaín mo muna bago mo punasan.
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Wet it first before you wipe it off.
Magpahingá ka muna.
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Take a rest first.
Itabí mo muna ang ginagawâ mo.
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Put aside what you're doing meantime.
Maghintáy ka muna diyán.
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You wait there first.
Huwág ka munang tumayô.
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Don't stand up yet.
Bábasaín mo muna ang buhók mo bago ka mag-shampoo.
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Wet you hair first before applying shampoo.
Puwede bang tumayô ka muna?
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Can you stand up for a moment?
Hahaluin ko muna ang tsaá bago ko itó inumín
I will stir the tea first before I drink it.
Puwede bang ikáw muna ang magbayad para sa akin
Could you pay for me first?
Itó muna ang atupagin mo bago iyán
Take care of this first before that one.
Huwág ka munang pumikít
Don't close your eyes yet.

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How to pronounce muna:

MUNA AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #5573
Markup Code:
[rec:5573]
Related Filipino Words:
mamunámamumuná
Related English Words:
firstbeforefor the time beingfor the meantimeyetfor nowfor a momenta moment
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
munang
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