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

Definition for the Tagalog word naman:

namán  Play audio #2418Save to Flash Cards
[enclitic]  also; too; really; so; likewise; anyway; actually; rather; instead; on the other hand; in turn; in contrast; how about; now as for; please
*Note: can imply change of some sort, or emphasis, or reproach/frustration

Root: naman
String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Naman Example Sentences in Tagalog: (39)
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Magsalitâ ka namán.
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Please say something.
Nagyáyabáng ang lalaki tungkól sa regalong hindî namán niyá ibinigáy.
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A man is boasting about a gift he has never given.
Naniwa ka namán?
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You really believe it? / You accepted it hook, line, and sinker?
Nagkakamalî namán ang lahát.
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Everybody makes mistakes.
Tumugtóg ka namán.
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Please play something (for me/us).
Q: Anó ang ginagawâ mo? A: Walâ namán, kung anu-ano lang.
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Q: What are you doing? A: Nothing really, just this and that.
Nakakainís! May exam na namán kamí bukas.
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How annoying! We have an exam again tomorrow.
Tulungan mo namán akó.
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Please help me.
Supórtahán mo namán kamí ni Lara.
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Support Lara and me.
Ngumitî ka namán kahit kauntî.
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Please smile even just a bit.
Nagtatampó na namán ba ang nobya niyá?
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Is his girlfriend sulking again?
Iníintindí namán kitá
I do try to understand you.
Anó namán ang dala-dalá mo dyán
What are you carrying around there?
Gumastos ka na namán
There you go spending again.
Nagsayáng na namán silá ng lakás
They wasted their strength again.
Alternate spelling(s):
nman, nmn, namn, nama, nmen
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce naman:

Play audio #2418
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Related Filipino Words:
na namánkanaman
Related English Words:
alsoreallytooactuallyhow aboutnow as forin turnanywaysotooinsteadlikewiseratheron the other handin contrastcontrast
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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