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

Definition for the Tagalog word matanaw:

matanáw  Play audio #11274
[verb]  to look at something from a distance; to see something in the distance; to make something out (see); to spy (see); to be able to keep an eye on something

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Verb conjugations of matanaw:

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Root: tanawConjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
matanáw  Play audio #11274
Completed (Past):
natanáw  Play audio #53798
Uncompleted (Present):
natátanáw  Play audio #53799
Contemplated (Future):
matátanáw  Play audio #53800
Verb family:
tanawín  |  
tumanáw  |  
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Nang matanáw ni Boging sa salamíng pintô ng shop na papasok na siná Gino, Jo at Rafa ay biglâ iyóng nagka-ideya
When Boging saw in the windowed door of the shop that Gina, Jo and Rafa were coming in, he suddenly had an idea.

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Natatanaw ko ang dagat at ang ilog.
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I can see the sea and the river.

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How to pronounce matanaw:

Play audio #11274
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Related Filipino Words:
tanáwpananáwtanawinpagbabalík-tanáwtanawínábot-tanáwtumanáwpagtanáw ng utang na loóbmakatanáwmagbalík-tanáw
Related English Words:
keep an eye onkeep an eye on somethingspyspiedspyingspiesmake something outseesee in the distancesee from a distancesawseeingseeslook from a distancelook at something from a distancelooklookslookedlookinglook at from a distancelook from a distance
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