Definition for the Tagalog word tahimik:
[adjective] silent; quiet; peaceful; calm
"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.
Tahimik Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
Magandá ang tahimik na batà
The quiet child is beautiful.
Why were you quiet earlier today?
Maráranasan mo ang tahimik na buhay sa probinsya
You will experience the quiet life in the countryside.
Tahimik sa bahay pag walâ ang mga batà
It's quiet at home when the children are gone.
Huwág kang tahimik lang diyán
, magsalitâ ka
Don't just be silent there, speak up!
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Related Filipino Words:tumahimikkatahimikanTumahimik ka!patahimikinmatahimikmanahimiknapakatahimikmatahimikpananahimik
Related English Words:quietsilentpeacefulcalm
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