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

Definition for the Tagalog word ibig:

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1 [pseudo-verb] want; like
2 [noun] love; wish; purpose; desire

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Root: ibig
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Hindî ko ma-géts ang ibig mong sabihin.
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I don't understand what you want to say.
Anó ang ibig mong sabihin?
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What do you mean? / What are you saying?
Ibig kong mag-aral ng Tagalog.
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I would like to study Tagalog.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Anong ibig sabihin ng sign na ito?
Tatoeba Sentence #1020811 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
What does this sign signify?

Naiintindihan mo ba anong ibig kong sabihin?
Tatoeba Sentence #2917911 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do you understand what I mean?

Gusto kong sabihin ni Tom sa akin anong ibig sabihin niya doon.
Tatoeba Sentence #2824487 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I want Tom to tell me what he meant by that.

Ang akala ko ay minamahal niya ako, ngunit ang totoo'y ibig lamang niyang makipagkantutan sa akin.
Tatoeba Sentence #4680577 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I thought that he loved me, but in reality he just wanted to have sex with me.

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How to pronounce ibig:

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Related Filipino Words:
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