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What Is “Dust” In Tagalog?

DUST IN TAGALOG – Here is another word in the English language that we are going to translate in the Filipino language.

DUST IN TAGALOG
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The English word that we are going to translate is “dust“. We must first know its definition in the dictionary.

Definition

There are two definitions of this term: as a noun and as a verb. Here are the following:

  • As a noun
    • fine, dry powder consisting of tiny particles of earth or waste matter lying on the ground or on surfaces or carried in the air.
      • any material in the form of tiny particles
      • a fine powder
      • a cloud of dust.
    • an act of dusting.
  • As a verb
    • remove the dust from the surface of (something) by wiping or brushing it.
      • bring something out for use again after a long period of neglect
    • cover lightly with a powdered substance
      • sprinkle (a powdered substance) on to something.

It is synonymous to the following:

  • Noun
    • fine powder
    • fine particles
    • dirt
    • grime
    • filth
    • smut
    • soot
  • Verb
    • wipe
    • clean
    • buff
    • brush
    • sweep
    • mop
    • sprinkle
    • scatter
    • powder
    • dredge
    • sift
    • spray
    • cover
    • spread
    • strew

Translation

The Filipino term of dust includes the following:

  • Noun
    • alikabok
    • alabok
    • abok
    • gabok
  • Verb
    • magpunas
    • palisan
    • paspasan
    • pinaspasan
    • magpaspas
    • punasan
    • pinalisan
    • magbudbod
    • pinunasan
    • magpalis

Examples

English
The room is filled with dust.

Translation
Puno ng mga alikabok ang kwartong ito.

English
John, could you please dust the kitchen?

Translation
Juan, pwede mo bang punasan ang kusina?

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