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

Definition for the Tagalog word mahuli:

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[verb]  to be caught / captured
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; to be able to catch something
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Verb conjugations of mahuli:

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Root: huliConjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
mahuli  Play audio #19348
Completed (Past):
nahuli  Play audio #19349
Uncompleted (Present):
nahuhuli  Play audio #19351
Contemplated (Future):
mahuhuli  Play audio #19352
Verb family:
hulihin  |  
manghuli  |  
mahulihán  |  
makahuli  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Mahuli Example Sentences in Tagalog: (11)
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Nahuli si Charles na nandada sa exam.
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Charles was caught cheating in the exam.
Nahuli si Paul na nagnanakaw.
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Paul was caught stealing.
Marami kamíng nahuhuling isdâ sa ilog.
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We are able to catch a lot of fish in the river.
Nahuli si Anne kasí hindî siyá sumunód sa batás trápikó.
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Anne got apprehended because she did not follow traffic rules.
Nahuli ko siláng nagpapasa ng mga droga.
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I caught them passing around drugs.
Isinusugod sa presinto ang mga suspek na nahuling nagtata.
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The suspects caught hiding are being brought to the precinct.
Mag-ingat ka at bakâ ka mahuli.
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Be careful as you might get caught / apprehended.
Mahuhuli kayâ nilá ang mágnanakaw?
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Will they be able to catch the burglar?
Nahuli na ng mga pulís ang tumakas na kriminál.
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The police already caught the criminal who escaped.
Nanlabán ang mágnanakaw nang mahuli siyá ng mga pulís.
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The robber struggled with the policemen when they caught him.

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Kawawang pusa! Hindi niya mahuli ang maliksing daga.
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Poor cat! She can't catch the nimble mouse.

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Related Words:
Words spelled the same with a different pronunciation, stress, or definition:
2:mahulí  Play audio #23237
[verb]  to be late; to fall behind; to be last

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How to pronounce mahuli:

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Related Filipino Words:
hulíhulinahulíhulihinmahulíhulíng hantunganpínakahulímanghulisa hulíhumuli
Related English Words:
caughtcatchcatchescatchingable to catchable to catch
Grammatical Ligature:
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