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

Definition for the Tagalog word magbiro:

magbirô  Play audio #24801
[verb] to joke; to crack a joke; to tease; to banter

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Verb conjugations of magbiro:

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Root: biroConjugation Type: Mag-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
magbirô  Play audio #24801
Completed (Past):
nagbirô  Play audio #24802
Uncompleted (Present):
nagbibirô  Play audio #24804
Contemplated (Future):
magbibirô  Play audio #24806
Verb family:
biruin  |  
magbiruán  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Magbiro Example Sentences in Tagalog: (7)
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Magpípigíl siyá ng tawa kapág nagbirô si Allen.
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She will try not to laugh when Allen cracks a joke.
Nagbirô si Kyla tungkól sa kaniyáng asawa.
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Kyla joked about her husband.
Magbibirô siyá mamayâ sa klase.
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She will crack a joke later in class.
Nagbibirô ka!
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You're joking!
Huwág kang magbirô ng ganyán.
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Don't joke about something like that.
Nagbibirô lang akó.
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I'm just joking/kidding.
Hindî akó nagbibirô.
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I'm not kidding.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Nagbibiro lang ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361342 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'm just joking.

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How to pronounce magbiro:

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Related Filipino Words:
bibiruánpalabirôbiruinpabirômabikabiruánpuwera bimapagbirôpagbibirô
Related English Words:
joke aboutteaseteasesteasedteasingjokejokesjokedjokingcrack a jokecraked a jokebanterbantersbantering
Grammatical Ligature:
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