Buhay In English – Tagalog To English Translations

What Is “Buhay” In English? (Answers)

BUHAY IN ENGLISH – This article will teach you about the English translation of the word “buhay” based on the context of the sentence.

Buhay In English

There are several Filipino words that don’t have a direct translation in English, that’s why we need context in order to fully translate them.

What is “Buhay”?

“Buhay” is a Tagalog term that refers to the condition that distinguishes people, animals, and plants from inorganic matter. It also refers to people, animals, and plants that are not dead.

What is “Buhay” in English?

“Buhay” can be directly translated as “life” or “alive”  . The use of this word, however, may depend on the context of the sentence.

Here are some example sentences:

  1. Hindi alam ni Carla na buhay pa si Patrick.
  2. Nalagpasan ni George ang mga hamon sa kanyang buhay.
  3. Hindi pa alam nina Bea at Bob kung buhay pa ang balyenang iyon.
  4. Ganyan talaga ang buhay!
  5. Buhay ka pa pala?

In English, these sentences could be translated as:

  1. Carla doesn’t know that Patrick is still alive.
  2. George overcame the challenges in his life.
  3. Bea and Bob still don’t know if that whale is still alive.
  4. That’s life!
  5. Are you still alive?

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