What is the word for Poor in Tagalog?

Translation for word Poor in Tagalog is : mahirap

Definitions and Meaning of Poor in Tagalog


  • lacking sufficient money to live at a standard considered comfortable or normal in a society.
  • worse than is usual, expected, or desirable; of a low or inferior standard or quality.
  • (of a person) considered to be deserving of pity or sympathy.


people who were too poor to afford a telephone