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English term or phrase:building blocks
Tagalog translation:mga sangkap
Entered by: dencruise
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00:48 Jul 13, 2008
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English to Tagalog translations [PRO]
Science - Science (general)
English term or phrase: building blocks
...scientific and technological **building blocks**...
dencruise
Philippines
Local time: 07:51
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Summary of answers provided
4 -1mga bloke sa pagtatayo
Jose Mario Lizardo


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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): -1
mga bloke sa pagtatayo


Explanation:
If it is hewn, square block, you can use silyar.

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Jose Mario Lizardo
Philippines
Local time: 07:51
Native speaker of: Native in TagalogTagalog

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  opheldelmundo: I feel queasy with the literal, "mga bloke sa pagtatayo." Ditto with "silyar." Denotatively, "bldg blocks" refer to materials used for foundation. But this phrase is FIG. in context, that it should be translated simply as "salalayan"or "pundasyon(Sp.)."
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