kundi isang taong dapat maging bahagi ng aking buhay
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07:15 Mar 4, 2001
Tagalog to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tagalog term or phrase:kundi isang taong dapat maging bahagi ng aking buhay
...but rather, a person who should be a part of my life
Explanation: good day. i apologize for the rather delayed answer, but here's the word-for-word explanation:
"kundi" = but rather
"isa(ng)" = one (or "a")
"tao(ng)" = person (this can be confused as "year", because the word "taon" means year, but when a Tagalog native reads the whole sentence, there's no doubt that this means "tao" or "person")
"dapat" = need or should
"maging" = to be
"bahagi" = part or portion
"ng" = of
"akin(g)" = my
"buhay" = life.
Thus, when somebody gives you this phrase, there is reason to be feel very important, because the person considers you so.
This phrase also very often carries romantic value, because it is almost always roughly equivalent to saying, in English: "you have a special place in my heart"