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

Definition for the Tagalog word tagal:

tagál  Play audio #2357Save to Flash Cards
[noun]  duration; length of time

Root: tagal
String frequency indicator:

This string is used more frequently in casual content than formal content.?

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Bakit ang tagál mo
Why did you take so long? / What took you so long?

User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
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Ang tagal na din nating hindi nakakapagusap. Oh, Kamusta ka naman?
Tatoeba Sentence #1034906 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I haven't talked to you in a while. So what have you been doing?

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How to pronounce tagal:

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Related Filipino Words:
matagálgaano katagálmagtagáltumagálpatagalínmatagalántagalánmatagál-tagálkatagalanpinakamatagál
Related English Words:
durationlengthlength of timelong
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