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

Definition for the Tagalog word patay:

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[adjective]  dead; deceased
[noun]  dead (person)
[expressions]  crap / oh my gosh / dang (slang)

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Patay Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Nabuhay ang patáy.
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The dead came to life.
Bakâ patáy na yung dagâ kasí hindî na siyá gumágaláw.
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Maybe the rat is already dead because it is not moving anymore.
Natatakot akóng itakwíl o ituring na patáy ng mga magulang ko
I'm afraid my parents may cast me out or regard me as dead.
Naníniwa ang marami na babangon ang mga patáy sa katapusán ng mundó
Many believe that the dead will rise at the end of the world.
Nagtakbuhan silá nang kumilos ang inaka niláng patáy
They all ran when the one they presumed as dead moved.

User-submitted Example Sentences (6):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214161 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence

Patay na sila.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214122 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They are dead.

Sila ay hindi patay.
Tatoeba Sentence #3049378 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They're not dead.

Sampung taon na siyang patay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2946639 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He has been dead for ten years.

Patay na siya nang sampung taon na.
Tatoeba Sentence #1851930 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He has been dead for ten years.

Paano mo malaman kung siya'y patay na?
Tatoeba Sentence #3061621 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How do you know that he's already dead?

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How to pronounce patay:

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Related Filipino Words:
patayínpumatáypagpatáyMamatáy ka na!patáy-patayanmapatáypatayanpamatáymagkámatayanmagpatáy
Related English Words:
deaddeceaseddead personcrapoh my goshoh my goddangdamn
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