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

Definition for the Tagalog word para:

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[conjunction]  for; so that; in order to; like; seems like; appears

Root: para
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Para" is "for" but it's only when you mean "purpose" and not "duration."

Example Sentences Available Icon Para Example Sentences in Tagalog: (75)
Oras na para matulog
It's time to sleep now. / It's time for bed now.
Sinísimulán ko nang mamilí ng mga regalo para sa Paskó
I am already starting to shop for Christmas gifts.
Sinísimulán mo na bang mag-aral para sa exam? 
Are you already beginning to study for the exam?
Nandito kamí para manghingî ng donasyón
We are here to ask for a donation.
Ang sombrero ay para sa ulo
A hat is for the head.
Bíbilí akó ng pabo para sa Thanksgiving
I will buy turkey for Thanksgiving.
Sumigáw ka para mariníg ka niláng lahát
Shout so that all of them can hear you.
Anóng pagkain ang inihandâ mo para bukas
What food did you prepare for tomorrow?
Nag-aral si Otan kagabí para sa pagsusulit
Otan studied last night for the exam.
Mamilí tayo ng mga regalo para sa Paskó
Let's go and shop for Christmas gifts.
Para sa iyó ba itó
Is this for you?
Para kang balíw
You're like a crazy person!

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How to pronounce para:

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Related Filipino Words:
para sakaparapumaraPara!
Related English Words:
forso thatin order tolikeseems likeseem likeappears
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