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

Definition for the Tagalog word iwan:

iwan  Play audio #8376
[verb] to leave something behind; to abandon something; to vacate something

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Verb conjugations of iwan:

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Conjugation Type: I-
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Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
iwan  Play audio #8376
Completed (Past):
iniwan  Play audio #23209
Uncompleted (Present):
iniiwan  Play audio #23210
Contemplated (Future):
iiwan  Play audio #23211
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Example Sentences Available Icon Iwan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Iwan ninyó na lang akó.
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Just leave me behind.
Iwan mo lang diyán.
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Just leave it there.
Iniwan ng ba ang laruán niyá sa silya.
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The child left his toy on the chair.
Iniwan si Juliet ng asawa niyá.
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Juliet's husband left her.
Saán mo iniwan ang libró ni Luke?
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Where did you leave Luke's book?
Kanino mo iyán iiwan?
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With whom would you leave that?
Huwág mong bastá iniiwan na lang ang mga gamit mo sa mesa.
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Don't just leave your stuff on the table.
Huwág mong iniiwan na bukás ang pintô kasí bakâ pumasok ang mga lamók.
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Don't leave the door open because the mosquitoes might get in.
Kapág hindî ka tumigil ng iyák, iiwan ka namin.
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If you won't stop crying, we'll leave you behind.
Bakit mo iniwan ang anák mong nag-íisá sa bahay?
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Why did you leave your child alone in the house?

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Iniwan niya akong naghihintay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2808534 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He kept me waiting.

Buti pa kaya ay iwan mong mag-isa si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #2756876 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You'd better leave Tom alone.

Madaming magandang bagay ang iniwan ng hari.
Tatoeba Sentence #1020803 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The king left a large fortune behind.

Nais kong iwan sa kanya ang mahirap na trabahong ito.
Tatoeba Sentence #2766805 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I want to leave this difficult job to her.

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How to pronounce iwan:

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Related English Words:
abandonabandonedabandoningvacatevacatingvacatedleave something behindabandon somethingabandon someonevacate something
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