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

Definition for the Tagalog word balikan:

balikán  Play audio #18300
[verb] to return to something; to return for something; to return to somewhere

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Verb conjugations of balikan:

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Root: balikConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
balikán  Play audio #18300
Completed (Past):
binalikán  Play audio #18301
Uncompleted (Present):
binábalikán  Play audio #18302
Contemplated (Future):
bábalikán  Play audio #18303
Verb family:
bumalík  |  
ibalík  |  
makabalík  |  
magbalík  |  
mabalík  |  
pabalikín  |  
mabalikán  |  
magbalikan  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Balikan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (9)
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Kailán mo akó bábalikán?
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When are you coming back for me?
Balikán mo akó.
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Return to me. / Come back for me.
Binalikán ng ba ang gusa.
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The child returned to the building.
Dapat balikán ko si Alice kasí hiníhintáy niyá akó.
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I should go back to Alice because she's waiting for me.
Balikán natin ang mga nangyari nung Lunes.
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Let's go back over the events of last Monday.
Binalikán ka ba ni Tom gaya ng sinabi niyá?
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Did Tom go back to you like he said he would?
Bakit laging binábalikán ni Mary ang nakaraán?
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Why does Mary keep going back to (reminiscing about) the past?
Diyán ka lang. Bábalikán kitá.
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Just stay there. I'll come back for you.
Pabayaan mo, bábalikán kitá ulî sa Lunes.
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Don't worry, I'll be back to see you again on Monday.

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Sa palagay mo, babalikan kaya nila ako?
Tatoeba Sentence #4661173 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do you think they'll be back for me?

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Words spelled the same with a different pronunciation, stress, or definition:
2:balikan  Play audio #18121
[noun] round trip

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How to pronounce balikan:

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go overgo back overreturnreturnsreturnedreturning
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