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muna

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

Definition for the Tagalog word muna:


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[enclitic]  first; for the meantime; for the time being; for now; before; yet
*Note: often used to soften a command statement

Root: muna
Example Sentences Available Icon Muna Example Sentences in Tagalog: (49)
Hahaluin ko muna ang tsaá bago ko itó inumín
I will stir the tea first before I drink it.
Huwág mo munang itatapon itó
Don't throw this away yet.
Puwede bang ikáw muna ang magbayad para sa akin
Could you pay for me first?
Humigâ ka muna at magpahingá
Lie down for the meantime and rest.
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.
Upô muna kayó
Please have a seat.
Ikáw muna bago si James. 
You first before James.
Akó muna ang kinausap niyá
He talked to me first.
Kumain muna silá bago silá umalís
They ate first before they left.
Sabihin mo muna na mahál mo akó
Say first that you love me.
Huwág ka munang matulog
Don't sleep first / yet.

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How to pronounce muna:

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