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

Definition for the Tagalog word hawak:

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1 [noun] hold; grip; grasp; holding; control
2 [adjective] in hand; held

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Root: hawak
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Example Sentences Available Icon Hawak Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Anó ang hawak mo?
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What are you holding?
Bakit ka may hawak na bató? Sino ang bábatuhín mo?
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Why are you holding a stone? At whom are you going to throw it?
Nalaglág at nabasag ang hawak niyáng baso.
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The glass he was holding dropped and broke.
Ubusin mo na agád ang ice cream na hawak mo kasí tutu lang iyán sa init ng araw.
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Finish that ice cream you're holding quickly for it will just drip from the heat of the sun.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Bakit napakabango ng trapong hawak mo?
Tatoeba Sentence #2768047 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Why does the rag in your hand smell so good?

Ang bolpen na hawak ko ngayon ay hindi sa'yo.
Tatoeba Sentence #7742048 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The pen I'm holding now is not yours.

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Holdgrasppossessionin handheldholdingcontrol
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