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

Definition for the Tagalog word makatingin:

makatingín  Play audio #27034
[verb] to be able to look

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Verb conjugations of makatingin:

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Root: tinginConjugation Type: Maka-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
makatingín  Play audio #27034
Completed (Past):
nakatingín  Play audio #27035
Uncompleted (Present):
nakákatingín  Play audio #27036
Contemplated (Future):
makákatingín  Play audio #27037
Verb family:
tingnán  |  
mapatingín  |  
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Mapápansín mong nagsísinungalíng si Tom kasí hindî siyá makakatingín sa iyó nang diretso.
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You would notice that Tom is lying because he wouldn't be able look you in the eye.

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Ako ay kumikindat sa kanya, pero hindi siya nakatingin.
Tatoeba Sentence #2802087 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I am winking at him, but he's not looking.

Kung makatingin ang asong ito sa akin ay parang nais niya akong kainin.
Tatoeba Sentence #2842506 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
This dog is staring at me as if it wanted to eat me.

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Alternate spelling(s):
makatitingin, nakatitingin
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How to pronounce makatingin:

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Related English Words:
lookslookslookedlookingable to look
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