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

Definition for the Tagalog word galingan:

galingán  Play audio #24033
[verb]  to excel at something; to get better at something (at a skill or task); to make something very good

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Verb conjugations of galingan:

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Root: galingConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
galingán  Play audio #24033
Completed (Past):
ginalingán  Play audio #24034
Uncompleted (Present):
ginágalingán  Play audio #24035
Contemplated (Future):
gágalingán  Play audio #24036
Verb family:
gumalíng  |  
ikagalíng  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Galingan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (2)
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Galingán mo.
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Do your best.
Gágalingán ko sa súsunód.
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I will do it better next time.

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Galingan mo.
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You must do your best.

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How to pronounce galingan:

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Related English Words:
get better atget better at somethingexcel atexcelexcel at somethingget betterexcelexcelsexcellingexcelledmake goodmake something good
Grammatical Ligature:
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