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si

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

Definition for the Tagalog word si:


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a word placed before a proper noun (singular)

Root: si
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
We use "si" when we are referring to the name of a person as the person himself/herself.

Examples:
"Si Luke at si lukey123 ay iisang tao" = Luke and lukey123 are just one (one and the same) person. - In this sentence, Luke is a person and so is lukey123. Hence, we use "si".

( Also, in this case, it is be better to use "si" twice than a single "sina" to give emphasis on each name. )

"Luke ang tunay na pangalan ng miyembro na si lukey123" = Luke is the real name of the member that is lukey123 - In this sentence, only lukey123 is the person, while Luke is just a name. Hence, "si" is used only with "lukey123", but not with "Luke".

Had your sentence been, "I am Luke or lukey123", the Tagalog of that would be, "Ako ay si Luke o si lukey123". You would need the "si" for the names because you're saying that "Luke" or "lukey123" is you, the person. However, if your sentence is, "My name is Luke or lukey123," the sentence itself says that "Luke" and "lukey123" are just names. Therefore, you don't need the "si".


Example Sentences Available Icon Si Example Sentences in Tagalog: (128)
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Daratíng ba si Joe? 
Is Joe coming? / Will Joe be coming?
Pangunahan mo si Cecilia tungkól kay Romeo. 
Warn Cecila about Romeo.
Isinugód si Chloe sa ospitál nang makaramdám siyá ng hilo
Chloe was brought to the hospital when she felt light-headed.
Tumátahimik sa opisina kapág walâ si Vicky.
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The office quiets down when Vicky is not around.
Si Ginang Reyes ang gumáganáp na púnong-gurô
Mrs. Reyes performs the role of a principal.
Lumikhâ ng alingasngás si Catriona Gray. 
Catriona Gray generated a buzz.
Si Tommy ang tanging umíiskór para sa koponán
Tommy is the only one who earns points for the team.
Si Lester ba ang nagpápatuloy sa mga naiwang trabaho ni Denver? 
Is Lester continuing the work left behind by Denver?
Dahil sa sipag niyá, magtátamó si Annalise ng pínakamataás na pagkilala sa kaniyáng larangan
Because of her hard work, Annalise will receive the highest honor in her field.
Nakita ni Pedro si Ben. 
Pedro saw Ben.
Sinibák si Joselito sa trabaho
Joselito was terminated from work.
Sísibakín daw si Bong dahil sa kaniyáng anomalyá
Bong will be fired because of his anomaly.
Bali ko, kumanâ sa finals si Issa.
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I heard that Issa performed well in the finals.
Si Josie ang lumikhâ ng eskultura
Josie made the sculpture.
Angkóp na tagurián si Rizal bilang pambansáng bayani
It is appropriate to refer to Rizal as the national hero.
Alternate spelling(s):
C
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.


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How to pronounce si:

SI AUDIO CLIP:
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Markup Code:
[rec:5502]
Related Filipino Words:
siná
Related English Words:
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Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
sing
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