Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word papatay.
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The Tagalog word pápatáy is the Filipino verb pumatay » conjugated in the Contemplated aspect ( future tense )

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[verb]  to kill; to murder; to extinguish

Verb conjugations of pumatay:

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Root: patayConjugation Type: -Um-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
pumatáy  Play audio #8152
Completed (Past):
pumatáy  Play audio #8152
Uncompleted (Present):
pumápatáy  Play audio #19558
Contemplated (Future):
pápatáy  Play audio #19559
Papatay Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Sa aming lungsód, ipinagbabawal ang pumatáy ng mga hayop na pagála-ga.
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In our city, it is outlawed to terminate stray animals.
Hindî makatarungan ang pumatáy ng hayop na waláng laban.
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It is not just to kill an animal which is helpless.
Nangingimî akóng pumatáy ng kahit ipis o dagâ.
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I am hesitant to kill even roaches or rodents.
Pumápatáy ng tao ang mga bisyo.
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Vices kill people.
Si Mark ang pumápatáy sa ilaw bago matulog ang lahát.
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Mark is the one switching off the lights before everyone goes to sleep.
Kawalán ng pag-asa ang pumápatáy sa kumpiyansa ko sa sarili.
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Hopelessness is killing my self-confidence.
Sino ang pápatáy sa bentiladór?
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Who will turn off the electric fan?
Ang paninigarilyo mo ang pápatáy sa iyó.
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Your smoking will kill you.
Ang lihim na iyán ang pápatáy sa inyóng relasyón.
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That secret will end your relationship.
Sino ang pumatáy kay JFK?
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Who killed JFK?
Ang alcohol ay pumápatáy ng bacteria sa balát.
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Alcohol kills bacteria on the skin.
"Huwág kang pápatáy."
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"Thou shall not kill."

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