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

Definition for the Tagalog word magpalaki:

magpalakí  Play audio #8195
1 [verb] to raise; to rear a child; to bring up
2 [verb] to exaggerate; to blow out of proportion; to augment; to enlarge

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Verb conjugations of magpalaki:

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Root: lakiConjugation Type: Mag-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
magpalakí  Play audio #8195
Completed (Past):
nagpalakí  Play audio #19205
Uncompleted (Present):
nagpápalakí  Play audio #19206
Contemplated (Future):
magpápalakí  Play audio #19207
Verb family:
palakihín  |  
lakihán  |  
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Nagpapalaki ako ng mga orkid sa grinhaws ko.
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I grow orchids in my greenhouse.

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How to pronounce magpalaki:

Play audio #8195
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Related English Words:
enlargeenlargesenlargedenlargingaugmentrearrear a childaugmentsaugmentedaugmentingraiseraisedraisingbring upbrought upbringing upexaggerateexaggeratedexaggeratingblow out of proportion
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This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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