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

Definition for the Tagalog word alagaan:

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[verb] to take care of something/someone; to care for; to baby sit; to raise; to conserve;
*Note: focus on the person/thing being taken care of

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Verb conjugations of alagaan:

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Root: alagaConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
alagaan  Play audio #18268
Completed (Past):
inalagaan  Play audio #18265
Uncompleted (Present):
ináalagaan  Play audio #18266
Contemplated (Future):
áalagaan  Play audio #18267
Verb family:
mag-ala  |  
maalagaan  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Alagaan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Alagaan mo ang sanggól.
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Take care of the baby.
Ináalagaan niyá ang pinsan niyá.
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He is taking care of his cousin.
Walóng taón siyáng inalagaan ng lola niyá.
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Her grandma took care of her for eight years.
Áalagaan kitá kapág nagkasakít ka.
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I will take care of you in case you get sick.
Inaalagaang mabuti ni Flora ang mga taním niyáng rosas.
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Flora is taking good care of her rose plants.

User-submitted Example Sentences (5):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Aalagaan ko ang mga anak mo nitong gabi.
Tatoeba Sentence #1757547 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'll take care of your children tonight.

Kinailangan kong alagaan ang kanyang sanggol.
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I had to take care of her baby.

Inaalagaan ng kapatid ko ang lahat ng gamit nya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1020797 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My brother takes good care of his belongings.

Inaalagaan ng kapatid ko ang lahat ng gamit nya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1020797 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
My sister takes care of everything she possesses.

Huwag kang mag-alala sa iyong aso. Aalagaan ko siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #2782014 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Don't worry about your dog. I'll take care of him.

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How to pronounce alagaan:

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Related English Words:
carecare fortake care oftake care conserveconservesconservedconservingraiseraisedraisingbabysitbaby sitbabysatbaby satbabysittingbaby sittingcare forcared forcaring forconserve
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This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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