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‘Hiya’ Meaning

February 18, 2012

 

In English translation, ‘hiya’ means shame. Filipinos have the attitude of being ‘mahiyain’ in English its ‘shy’.



hiyang-hiya – so shame, so shy
walang hiya – bastard
mahiya – to be shy
napahiya – embarrassed
nakakahiya – embarrassing
hindi nakakahiya – not embarrassing
sobrang mahiyain – too shy
mukhang mahiyain – look like shy

 

Related Sentences:

  • Wag kang mahiya. – Don’t be shy.
  • Nahihiya ako sayo. – I’m shy with you.
  • Nakakahiya ka. – You are shameful.
  • Mahiya ka naman. – Be shy.
  • Nakakahiya ka naman. – You’re embarrassing.
  • Hiyang-hiya ako. – I was so shy.
  • Nahihiya ako sa kanaya. – I’m shy to him.
  • Ayokong makita siya nahihiya ako. – I don’t want to see him I’m shy.
  • Nahiya talaga ako kahapon. – I was really shy yesterday.
  • Mukha ba akong mahiyain? – Do I look shy?

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