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

Definition for the Tagalog word kapitan:

kapitan  Play audio #25311
[verb] to hold onto something; to stick onto something; to grasp onto something

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Verb conjugations of kapitan:

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Root: kapitConjugation Type: -An
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Contemplated (Future):
kapitan  Play audio #25311
Completed (Past):
kinapitan  Play audio #25312
Uncompleted (Present):
kinakapitan  Play audio #25313
Contemplated (Future):
kakapitan  Play audio #25314
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Example Sentences Available Icon Kapitan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Kapitan mo lang ang mga pangarap mo, Vijae.
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Just hold on to your dreams, Vijae.
Kapitan mo ang kamáy ko.
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Hold onto my hand.
Kapitan mo ang ugát ng pu.
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Grasp the root of the tree.
Kinapitan si Mong ng ketong.
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Mong was stricken with leprosy.
Anó ang kinapitan niyá para buhayin ang pamilya?
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What did he hold on to to provide for his family?
Kinapitan ng lintâ ang bintî ko!
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There was a leech attached to my leg!
Ang mga Banál na Kasulatán ang kinakapitan niyá.
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The Scriptures are her anchor.
Pagkain ang kinakapitan niyá kapág may problema siyá.
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She turns to food when she has a problem.
Madulás ang bagay na kinakapitan niyá.
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The thing he's grasping is slippery.
Nagháhanáp akó ng matibay na kakapitan.
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I'm looking for something solid to cling to.

User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
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Nasaan ang kapitan ng barkong ito?
Tatoeba Sentence #4491587 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Where is the captain of this ship?

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2:kapitán  Play audio #13770
[noun] captain

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How to pronounce kapitan:

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