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

Definition for the Tagalog word bantayan:

bantayán  Play audio #7513
[verb] to guard something; to look after something; to keep an eye on something; to watch closely over something

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Verb conjugations of bantayan:

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Root: bantayConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
bantayán  Play audio #7513
Completed (Past):
binantayán  Play audio #18310
Uncompleted (Present):
binábantayán  Play audio #18308
Contemplated (Future):
bábantayán  Play audio #18309
Verb family:
magbantáy  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Bantayan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Bantayán mo itó sandalî.
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Watch over this for a moment.
Bantayán mo ang pintô at bakâ may makapasok.
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Guard the door as someone might be able to get in.
Kailangang binábantayán silá para magtrabaho silá nang maayos.
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They need to be supervised so that they will do their work properly.
Bábantayán mo ang ba kapág nakikipaglarô siyá sa aso.
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You should watch over the kid when he's playing with the dog.

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Bantayan mo ang bata para sa akin nang saglit.
Tatoeba Sentence #2763651 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Keep an eye on the child for me for a moment.

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How to pronounce bantayan:

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Related English Words:
keep an eye onkeep an eye on somethingguardguardedguardingguardslook afterlooked afterlooking afterwatch closelywatch closely overwatch overwatch over somethingwatch closely over something
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