Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word pag-ibig in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word pag-ibig:

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[noun]  love; romantic love; romantic affection

Root: ibig
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"Pag-ibig" suggests a more intense level of love and when directed at people would most likely mean romantic love. "Pagmamahál" is more general in application.

You can have "pagmamahal" towards everyone you know, but it would sound improper if you'd have "pag-ibig" towards your parents, siblings, children, relatives, and friends other than that special someone in your life.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Pag-ibig Example Sentences in Tagalog: (7)
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Nadáramá mo ba ang pag-ibig ko sa iyó?
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Can you feel my love for you?
Hindî nabíbilí ang pag-ibig ko
My love can't be bought.
Masakít ang masawî sa pag-ibig
It hurts to have a broken heart.
mga makalumáng awit ng pag-ibig 
old-fashioned love songs
Hindî kailanmán nabibigô ang pag-ibig
Love never fails.
Hindî mo makákalimutan ang una mong pag-ibig
You will never forget your first love.
Nakaranas ka na ba ng kabiguan sa pag-ibig
Have you already experienced failure in your love life?
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How to pronounce pag-ibig:

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Related Filipino Words:
ibigumibigibig sabihinibiginmaibiganmakaibigpag-íibigán
Related English Words:
loveromantic loveaffectionromantic affection
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