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para

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

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."

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Example Sentences Available Icon Para Example Sentences in Tagalog: (108)
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Oras na para matulog
It's time to sleep now. / It's time for bed now.
Maghintáy ka ng iláng taón para matamó ang pagkilalang ináasám mo
Wait for several years to gain the recognition you aspire for.
Itinátalagá nilá ang koleksiyón sa buwís para sa pagpapaayos ng tuláy
They are appropriating the tax collections for the repairs of the bridge.
Dumatíng ang mga empleyado ng munisipyo para magtalâ ng mga nais bumoto
The municipal hall employees arrived to register those who wish to vote.
Magkano ang ginastá mo para sa bago mong sasakyán
How much did you spend for your new car?
Nagsúsulát tayo para maitalâ ang nakikita at naririníg natin.
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We take notes to capture what we see and hear.
Gágastahín ni Laida ang naipon para sa isáng bakasyón sa Bali. 
Laida will spend her savings for a vacation in Bali.
Si Tommy ang tanging umíiskór para sa koponán
Tommy is the only one who earns points for the team.
Lumipat silá sa probínsiyá para subukang magsaka.
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They moved to the province to try their hand at farming.
Magmúni-muni para matuklasán ang sarili.
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Contemplate to discover oneself.
Pinayagan si Benjie na umiskór para sa kagandahang asal
Benjie was allowed to earn a point for good conduct.
Magtátamó rin akó ng parangál para sa aking husay sa pálakasan
I will eventually receive an award for my expertise in sports.
Nakákamít ng púrsigidong empleyado ang gantimpa para sa mahusay na pagtátrabaho
A persistent employee receives the rewards for a job well done.
Gumagamit siyá ng GPS para hindî siyá maligáw.
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He uses GPS so he won't get lost.
Ubusin mo na itó para hindî masayang.
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Finish this (food) so it won't go to waste.

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How to pronounce para:

PARA AUDIO CLIP:
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Markup Code:
[rec:1034]
Related Filipino Words:
para sapumarakaparaPara!
Related English Words:
forso thatin order tolikeseems likeseem likeappears
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
parang
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