kuya

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Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

kuya

  1. A big brother: any elder brother, especially the eldest.
    Tumutulong si kuya sa aming mga magulang sa mga gawaing bahay. — Our big brother helps our parents do housework.
  2. (informal) Any male who is deserving respect or reverence because of this age.
    Bumili ako ng sorbetes kay kuya. — I bought ice cream from the ice cream vendor.
  3. (informal) Any male who belongs to a higher education level than someone else, a senior.
    Tinanong ko ang kuya sa hayskul, "Kuya, ano po ang mga gawain niyo sa hayskul". — I asked my senior from high school, "What activities do you do in high school?"

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Noun[edit]

kuya

  1. fish