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

Definition for the Tagalog word mahuli:

mahulí  Play audio #23237
[verb]  to be late; to fall behind; to be last

Verb conjugations of mahuli:

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Root: huliConjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
mahulí  Play audio #23237
Completed (Past):
nahulí  Play audio #23238
Uncompleted (Present):
nahúhulí  Play audio #23239
Contemplated (Future):
mahúhulí  Play audio #23240
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Example Sentences Available Icon Mahuli Example Sentences in Tagalog: (10)
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Nahulí ka ba sa school kaninang umaga?
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Were you late for school this morning?
Bilisán mo at baka tayo mahulí.
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Hurry up or we might be late.
Mahuhulí akó sa miting.
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I will be late to the meeting.
Nahulí si John.
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John was late.
Madalás nahuhulí si Anne sa pagpasok sa opisina.
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Anne often arrives at the office late.
Ang mahuhulí ang magbabayad ng kakainin natin.
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The last one to arrive will be the one to pay for our meal.
Madalás nahúhulí sa klase si Richard kasí nanggagaling pa siyá sa mala.
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Richard often arrives late for class because he still comes from far away.
Nagmadalî akóng mag-almusál kasí mahúhulí na akó sa opisina.
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I ate breakfast in a hurry because I was already late to the office.
Gumising ka na at baka ka mahulí sa klase mo.
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Get up now or you might be late for your class.
Mahuhulí daw si James sa meeting kasí nasi ang kotse niyá.
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According to James, he'd be late for the meeting because his car broke down.

User-submitted Example Sentences (6):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Mahuhuli ka sa eskuwela.
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You won't be in time for school.

Mahuhuli ka na sa eskwela.
Tatoeba Sentence #5300913 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You may be late for school.

Nahuli kami dahil ng bagyo.
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We were late because of the storm.

Huwag kang mahuli sa eskuwela nang malimit.
Tatoeba Sentence #1798420 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Don't be late for school so often.

Walang estudyanteng nahuli para sa eskuwela.
Tatoeba Sentence #1643062 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
None of the students were late for school.

Kung sakali mang mahuli ako, hindi mo kailangang maghintay sa akin.
Tatoeba Sentence #2772602 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
In case I am late, you don't have to wait for me.

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2:mahuli  Play audio #19348
[verb]  to be caught / captured
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; to be able to catch something
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How to pronounce mahuli:

Play audio #23237
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Related Filipino Words:
hulíhulinahulíhulihinmahulihulíng hantunganpínakahulímanghulisa hulíhumuli
Related English Words:
behindlateis lateare latewas lateam latefall behindfell behindfalls behindfalling behindlastbe last
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