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

Definition for the Tagalog word tahimik:

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[adjective]  quiet; silent; calm; peaceful

Root: tahimik
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Sa mga panahong ito, imposibleng asahan na ang kapitbahayan namin ay magiging tahimik". = In these times, it's impossible to expect that our neighborhood will become peaceful

"Si Alice ay biglang naging tahimik nang marinig niya ang magandang balita" = Alice suddenly became silent when she heard the good news.

In case you'd hear the phrase "lumagay sa tahimik", it's an idiomatic expression that means "to get married". Its literal translation is "to put oneself in a quiet environment".

"Kailan ba kayong dalawa lalagay sa tahimik?" = When will you two get married?

"Ayaw pa ni John na lumagay sa tahimik kasi wala pa siyang magandang trabaho" = John would not like to get married yet because he still doesn't have a good job.

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Tahimik Example Sentences in Tagalog: (7)
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Bakit ka tahimik kanina
Why were you quiet earlier today?
Nagpahayág ng nilóloób si Rico sa tahimik na paraán.
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Rico expressed himself in a quiet way.
Magandá ang tahimik na ba
The quiet child is beautiful.
Maráranasan mo ang tahimik na buhay sa probinsya
You will experience the quiet life in the countryside.
Huwág kang tahimik lang diyán, magsalitâ ka!
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Don't just be silent there, speak up!
Si Alice ay bigláng nagíng tahimik nang mariníg niyá ang magandáng bali.
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Alice suddenly became silent when she heard the good news.
Tahimik sa bahay pag walâ ang mga ba
It's quiet at home when the children are gone.

User-submitted Example Sentences:
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Tahimik at makinig!
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Shut up and listen!

Tahimik siyang tao.
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He is a quiet person.

Oras na para lumagay ka sa tahimik.
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It's high time you got married and settled down.

Buong araw nanatiling tahimik si Tom.
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Tom kept silent all day long.

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How to pronounce tahimik:

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Related Filipino Words:
patahimikintumahimikkatahimikanTumahimik ka!manahimikmatahimikmatahimikpananahimiknapakatahimik
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