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

Definition for the Tagalog word kilalanin:

kilalanin  Play audio #18823
[verb] to recognize someone; to know a person/someone; to acknowledge something/someone; to identify something/someone

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Verb conjugations of kilalanin:

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Root: kilalaConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
kilalanin  Play audio #18823
Completed (Past):
kinilala  Play audio #18824
Uncompleted (Present):
kiníkilala  Play audio #18825
Contemplated (Future):
kíkilalanin  Play audio #18826
Verb family:
makilala  |  
kilanlín  |  
magkákilala  |  
makakilala  |  
kumilala  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Kilalanin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (6)
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Hindî niyá kiníkilala ang mga awtoridád.
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She doesn't follow the authoroties.
Kilalanin mo siyáng tunay na kaibigan.
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Consider him a true friend.
Kilalanin mo ang mga makákasama mo sa paglalakbáy.
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Get to know your travel companions.
Kinilala mo ba kung sino silá?
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Did you try to find out who they are?
Kiníkilala nilá akóng kamag-anak kahit hindî namán talagá.
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They acknowledge me as a relative even if that's not really so.
Kíkilalanin mo munang mabuti ang isáng tao bago ka magtítiwa sa kaniyá.
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You should first know a person very well before you put your trust in him.

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Ang Hapon ay malamang na kilalanin sa grupo nilang pinanggagalingan.
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The Japanese tend to identify themselves with the group they belong to.

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How to pronounce kilalanin:

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Related English Words:
recogniserecognise someonerecognisesrecognisedrecognisingrecognizerecognizesrecognizedrecognizingacknowledgeacknowledgesacknowledgedacknowledingconsiderconsidersconsideredconsideringidentifyidentifiesidentifiedidentifyingknowknowsknewknowingknow a person
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