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

Definition for the Tagalog word kawayan:

kawayán  Play audio #10950
[verb] to wave at someone; to beckon someone

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Verb conjugations of kawayan:

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Root: kawayConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
kawayán  Play audio #10950
Completed (Past):
kinawayán  Play audio #18820
Uncompleted (Present):
kinákawayán  Play audio #18821
Contemplated (Future):
kákawayán  Play audio #18822
Verb family:
kumawáy  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Kawayan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Kawayán mo ang mga ba.
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Wave at the kids.
Kawayán natin ang ating gu.
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Let's wave to our teacher.
Hindî ko siyá kilala, pero kinawayán niyá akó.
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I didn't know him, but he waved at me.
Hindî ko alám kung bakit, pero kinawayán ko siyá.
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I don't know why, but I waved to her.
Ngumitî ang modelo at kinawayán kamí.
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The model smiled and waved to us.
Kinawayán ko si Diana, at kumawáy rin siyá.
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I waved at Diana, and she waved back.
Kinákawayán niyá ang kaniyáng kapitbahay.
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She's waving at her neighbor.
Kinákawayán ni Randy ang mga dumáraáng panauhin.
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Randy waves at the passing guests.
Nagba-blush akó kapág kinákawayán niyá akó.
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I blush when he waves at me.
Minsan pa, kákawayán niyá ang sikát na banda.
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Once more, she will wave at the famous band.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Gawang kawayan ang kastilyo niya.
Tatoeba Sentence #5763766 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
His castle was made of bamboo.

Ang sahig ng kubong iyon ay gawa sa kawayan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2760330 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
That hut's floor is of bamboo.

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2:kawayan  Play audio #1178
[noun] bamboo

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