Tagalog edit

Etymology edit

Reduplication of gawa.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ga‧wa-ga‧wa
  • IPA(key): /ɡaˌwaʔ ɡaˈwaʔ/, [ɡɐˌwaʔ ɡɐˈwaʔ]
  • IPA(key): /ɡaˌwa ɡaˈwaʔ/, [ɡɐˌwa ɣɐˈwaʔ] (elision)
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Noun edit

gawâ-gawâ (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜏᜄᜏ)

  1. fictitious story; fabricated story
    Puro kathang-isip at gawa-gawa ang mga isinusulat niyang kuwento.
    His writing comprises of fiction and fabricated stories.

Adjective edit

gawâ-gawâ (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜏᜄᜏ)

  1. fictitious; fabricated; made-up
    Synonyms: imbento, imbensiyon, kathang-isip
  2. artificial

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Further reading edit

  • gawa-gawa”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018
  • del Rosario, Gonsalo (1969) Maugnaying Talasalitaang Pang-agham : Ingles-Pilipino [Correlative Word List for Sciences : English-Filipino] (in en, tl), Manila: National Book Store, Inc., →LCCN, →OL