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

Definition for the Tagalog word ibigin:

ibigin  Play audio #5552
[verb]  to love someone/something romantically

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Verb conjugations of ibigin:

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Root: ibigConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
ibigin  Play audio #5552
Completed (Past):
inibig  Play audio #25489
Uncompleted (Present):
iniibig  Play audio #25490
Contemplated (Future):
iibigin  Play audio #25491
Verb family:
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Ibigin" is not appropriate when talking about love of family. For example, it would be incorrect and improper to say "Iniibig ko ang aking anak," since "ibigin" implies a romantic love and not a filial one.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Ibigin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (2)
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Gustó kitá ngunit hindî kitá iniibig.
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I like you, but I don't love you.
Huwág mong ibigin si Mary at siguradong masasawî ka lang.
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Don't fall in love with Mary as you will just be brokenhearted for sure.

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Iniibig ni Pedro ang dalaga.
Tatoeba Sentence #1794822 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Peter fell in love with the girl.

Ang makita siya ay ibigin siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #2815913 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
To see her is to love her.

Ikaw ang aking iibigin habambuhay.
Tatoeba Sentence #3118625 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's you I'll always love.

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How to pronounce ibigin:

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Related Filipino Words:
ibigibig sabihinpag-ibigumibigmaibiganpag-íibigánKaibig-ibigkaibigánpakikipagkaibiganmangingibig
Related English Words:
loveloveslovedlovinglove someonelove something
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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