Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word mag-away in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word mag-away:

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[verb] to quarrel with each other; to fight with each other; to have a confrontation; (reciprocal verb)

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Verb conjugations of mag-away:

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Root: awayConjugation Type: Mag-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
mag-away  Play audio #10605
Completed (Past):
nag-away  Play audio #23840
Uncompleted (Present):
nag-aaway  Play audio #23841
Contemplated (Future):
mag-aaway  Play audio #23842
Verb family:
awayin  |  
makipag-away  |  
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Mag-away" is "to quarrel" and it means fighting between 2 or more individuals or groups, usually on a personal level and often over petty things. This would include physical acts like shouting, insulting each other, hair-pulling, scratching, biting, etc.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Mag-away Example Sentences in Tagalog: (7)
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Nag-away kamí noóng Hulyo.
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We had a fight back in July.
Ang dalawáng batang nag-aaway ay ayaw magpasawáy sa kaibigan nilá.
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The two kids fighting would not heed the admonishment/urging of their friend to stop.
Nag-aaway ang magkásintahan.
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The couple is quarreling.
Nag-away silá.
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They quarreled.
Bukód diyán, nag-away din silá.
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Aside from that, they also fought.
Hindî magtátagál at mag-aaway ang dalawáng batang iyán.
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It won't take long before those two kids will quarrel.
Huwág kayóng mag-away kasí pwede namáng mapag-usapan iyán nang maayos.
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Don't quarrel because that is something that may be settled amicably by talking

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Huwag mag-away sa walang bagay.
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Don't quarrel over trifles.

Nag-aaway ang aking mga magulang.
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My parents are quarreling.

Nag-away sila hanggang sa katapusan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1800631 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They fought until the end.

Walang kuwentang mag-away sa kapalaran.
Tatoeba Sentence #1792581 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It is no use quarreling with fate.

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How to pronounce mag-away:

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quarrelquarreledquarrelingfightfightingfoughthave a confrontationconfrontationconfront
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