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

Definition for the Tagalog word lapitan:

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[verb] to approach something; to come close to; to get closer to; to crowd someone;
*Note: focus on the person/thing being crowded or approached

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Verb conjugations of lapitan:

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Root: lapitConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
lapitan  Play audio #7299
Completed (Past):
nilapitan  Play audio #18877
Uncompleted (Present):
nilálapitan  Play audio #18878
Contemplated (Future):
lálapitan  Play audio #18879
Verb family:
lumapit  |  
malapitan  |  
makalapit  |  
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Nilapitan ng ba ang natutulog na aso.
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The child went near the sleeping dog.
Nilapitan ni Jack si Peter para humingî ng tulong.
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Jack approached Peter to ask for help.
Huwág mo akóng lapitan.
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Don't come near me.
Siguradong lálapitan tayo ni Dan kapág nakita niyá tayo.
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I'm sure Dan will approach us when he sees us.
Sino ang nilálapitan mo kapág may problema ka sa pera?
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Whom do you approach for help when you have money problems?
Alternate spelling(s):
linapitan, linalapitan
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce lapitan:

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Related English Words:
crowdcrowdscrowdedcrowdingapproachapproachedapproachingcome close tocame close to
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This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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