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

Definition for the Tagalog word magsayang:

magsayáng  Play audio #9103
[verb]  to waste; to be wasteful; to consume wastefully

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Verb conjugations of magsayang:

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Root: sayangConjugation Type: Mag-
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Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
magsayáng  Play audio #9103
Completed (Past):
nagsayáng  Play audio #24188
Uncompleted (Present):
nagsásayáng  Play audio #24189
Contemplated (Future):
magsásayáng  Play audio #24190
Verb family:
masayang  |  
sayangin  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Magsayang Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Huwág kang magsayáng ng pera.
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Don't waste money.
Magsásayáng ka lang ng oras sa paghíhintay sa akin.
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You will just waste your time waiting for me.
Nagsayáng ng pagkain ang batáng lalaki.
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The young boy wasted food.
Huwág kang magsayáng ng lu sa sínumáng lalaki.
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Don't waste your tears on any man.
Nagsayáng na namán silá ng lakás.
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They wasted their strength again.

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Nagsasayang ng maraming pagkain si Tom.
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Tom wastes a lot of food.

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How to pronounce magsayang:

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wastewasteswastedwastingwastefulconsumeconsume wastefully
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