Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word abutin in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word abutin:

abutin  Play audio #18260
[verb] to reach something/somewhere; to overtake someone; to catch something (before it's gone); to catch up to something; to take up something (an amount time)

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Verb conjugations of abutin:

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Root: abotConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
abutin  Play audio #18260
Completed (Past):
inabot  Play audio #18257
Uncompleted (Present):
inaabot  Play audio #18258
Contemplated (Future):
aabutin  Play audio #18259
Verb family:
umabot  |  
umabót  |  
abutín  |  
maabutan  |  
abutan  |  
maabót  |  
makaabot  |  
iabót  |  
magpaabót  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Abutin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Inabot akó ng ulán sa pag-uwî.
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I got caught in the rain (the rain caught up to me) on my way home.
Abutin ko kayâ ang taóng 2100?
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Will I make it to the year 2100?
Hindî ko na inabot ang World War II.
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I was born after World War II.
Aabutin pa kayâ natin ang umpisá ng concert?
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Will we still make it to the beginning of the concert?
Minsan inaabot kamí nang alás otso ng gabí sa opisina.
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At times we're still at the office at 8 p.m..

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
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Inabot namin ang tuktok ng bundok.
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We reached the top of the mountain.

Inabot ako ng mahigit dalawang oras sa pagsalin ng ilang pahina sa Ingles.
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It took me more than two hours to translate a few pages of English.

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2:abutín  Play audio #18261
[verb] to reach for something (with one's hand); to hand over something

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How to pronounce abutin:

Play audio #18260
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Related English Words:
take up toreachreachesreachedreachingovertakeovertookextendextendsextendedextendingcatch upcaught upcatching upcatches upreachreachedreachingreachescatchcatch upcatch up tocatch up to somethingcatch up to someone
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