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

Definition for the Tagalog word tawad:

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[noun]  discount; forgiveness; excuse

Root: tawad
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When you go shopping here and it's possible to haggle for discount, the word "tawad" comes into play. "Tumawad" and "magpatawad" are its common subject-focused verb forms. "Itawad" and "patawarin" are its object-focused verb forms

The other verb forms can take both meanings, therefore, context is important.

"Mahirap ang nagpapatawad" = Forgiving/Giving discount is not easy.

"Pinatawad ka nung tindera?" = Did the lady vendor give you discount/forgive you?

"Hindi ka niya papatawarin" = He/She will not give you discount/forgive you.

Context is clear in the following:

"Patawarin mo ako at nagkamali ako" = Forgive me for I was wrong/I made a mistake

"Patawarin mo naman ako at ito na lang ang pera ko" = Consider giving me some discount as this is all the money I have left.

"Kung magpapatawad ka, baka bumili ako" = If you will be open to giving a discount, I might buy.

"Kaya mo bang magpatawad sa isang katulad ko? = Would you be able to grant forgiveness to someone like me?

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Example Sentences Available Icon Tawad Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Humihingî akó ng tawad tungkól sa kalat
I'm sorry about the mess.
Walâ nang tawad
No more discount? / Can't you give it to me at a lower price?
Magkano ang tawad mo
How much of a discount are you asking for? / What price do you want it for?
Hulíng tawad
Final offer. / Final discounted price.
Humingî ng tawad si Mary.
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Mary asked for forgiveness.
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