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

Definition for the Tagalog word mapigilan:

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[verb]  to be able to stop something; to be able to hold something back

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Verb conjugations of mapigilan:

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Root: pigilConjugation Type: Ma- -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
mapigilan  Play audio #23452
Completed (Past):
napigilan  Play audio #23453
Uncompleted (Present):
napípigilan  Play audio #23454
Contemplated (Future):
mapípigilan  Play audio #23455
Verb family:
pigilan  |  
pigilin  |  
mapigil  |  
makapagpigil  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Mapigilan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (16)
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Hindî ko mapigilan ang sobrang pag-áalalá ko.
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I couldn't control my excessive worrying.
Kumain ka nang marami para mapigilan ang pagpayát mo.
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Eat a lot to stop losing weight.
Kaya niyáng mapigilan ang sarili na kumain nang labis.
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He can stop himself from eating too much.
Hindî ko napigilan ang aking damdamin.
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My emotions got the better of me.
Napigilan ang pisikál na paglakí ni Marnie.
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Marnie's physical development was hampered.
Mabuti at napigilan ni Nina ang kaniyáng galit.
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Good thing Nina didn't lose her temper.
Minsan napípigilan tayo ng takót.
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Sometimes fear holds us back.
Napípigilan niyá ang sariling uminóm ng alak.
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He overcomes the urge to drink alcohol.
Napípigilan ng gamót na itó ang gana sa pagkain.
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This drug suppresses the appetite.
Paano ko siyá mapípigilan?
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How can I make her stop?

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Hindi namin mapigilan na mamangha sa kaniyang talento.
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We cannot help admiring his talent.

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How to pronounce mapigilan:

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Related English Words:
able to stop somethingstop somethingstopstopsstoppedstoppinghamperhampershamperedhamperinghold back
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This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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