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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Oras na para matulog.
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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.
Tumulong si Jonas para maaresto ang tumakas na mágnanakaw.
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Jonas helped in the arrest of the thief who fled the scene.
Nandito kamí para manghingî ng donasyón.
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We are here to ask for a donation.
Itinátalagá nilá ang koleksiyón sa buwís para sa pagpapaayos ng tuláy
They are appropriating the tax collections for the repairs of the bridge.
Angatín mo ang ba ng bíktima para makahingá siyá
Lift the victim's chin up so he can breathe.
Parang hindî ya siyá kúkumpirmahín para sa posisyón.
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It looks like he won't be confirmed for the position.
Sumigáw ka para mariníg ka niláng lahát.
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Shout so that all of them can hear you.
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?
Anó ang ginagawâ mo para labanán ang pagkabagót
What do you do to fight boredom?
Nagsúsulát tayo para maitalâ ang nakikita at naririníg natin.
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We take notes to capture what we see and hear.
Anó ang kailangan ko para maharáp itó
What do I need to deal with it?
Bigyán mo akó ng tapang para maharáp ang mga pagsubok.
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Give me strength to face the challenges.
Gágastahín ni Laida ang naipon para sa isáng bakasyón sa Bali. 
Laida will spend her savings for a vacation in Bali.

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How to pronounce para:

Play audio #1034
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Related Filipino Words:
para sapumaraPara!kaparaparahin
Related English Words:
forso thatin order tolikeseems likeseem likeappears
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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