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

Definition for the Tagalog word upang:

upang  Play audio #5515Save to Flash Cards
[conjunction]  so that; in order to; so as to; to

Root: upang
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Upang" is hardly used now in ordinary, casual conversations. More common is the adopted Spanish "para" (for) instead. Nowadays, you will hear "upang" mainly in formal and strictly Tagalog conversations or speeches.

String frequency indicator:

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

Example Sentences Available Icon Upang Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Ang pangulo ay dumaló upang ilunsád ang proyekto.
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The president attended (the event/location) in order to launch the project.
Gumamit ng mga pamatáy sunog upang maapu ang apóy.
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Use fire extinguishers to put out the flame.
Kailangang mag-trabaho upang mabuhay.
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One needs to work to live.
Suriin mo ang pag-uuga upang matuklasán ang mga kamalian mo
Examine your attitude to discover your flaws.

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How to pronounce upang:

Play audio #5515
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Related English Words:
soso thatin order totoso as to
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