Tagalog

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Reduplication of dahan. See also Japanese 段々(だんだん) (dandan) and Malay perlahan.

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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dahan-dahan (Baybayin spelling ᜇᜑᜈ᜔ᜇᜑᜈ᜔)

  1. slow
    Synonyms: marahan, mabagal
  2. soft; low
    Synonym: mahina
  3. careful; cautious
    Synonym: maingat

Adverb

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dahan-dahan (Baybayin spelling ᜇᜑᜈ᜔ᜇᜑᜈ᜔)

  1. slowly
  2. gently; little by little
  3. carefully; cautiously

See also

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Further reading

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  • dahan-dahan”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018