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

Definition for the Tagalog word matanggal:

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[verb]  to detach something
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; to become detached
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; to be able to detach something
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; to be removed
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; to remove something
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; to be unlaced
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; to get rid of something
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; to be fired from a job

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Verb conjugations of matanggal:

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Root: tanggalConjugation Type: Ma-
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Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
matanggál  Play audio #23411
Completed (Past):
natanggál  Play audio #23412
Uncompleted (Present):
natátanggál  Play audio #23413
Contemplated (Future):
matátanggál  Play audio #23414
Verb family:
tanggalín  |  
magtanggál  |  
magpatanggál  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Matanggal Example Sentences in Tagalog: (11)
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Húhulaan nilá kung sino sa kanilá ang matátanggál.
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They will guess who among themselves will be eliminated.
Natanggál ang gulóng sa kotse.
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The wheel came off the car.
Hindî umapelá ang mga empleyadong natanggál sa trabaho.
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The employees who were terminated didn't appeal.
Hindî matanggál ng sabón ang mantsá sa damít ko.
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Soap can't remove the stain on my clothes.
Natanggál sa trabaho si Andy.
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Andy was dismissed from his job.
Natanggál ang pangalan ni Cathy sa listahan.
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Cathy's name was taken off the list.
Natátanggál ba itóng hawakán?
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Is this handle detachable?
Natanggál ang sintás ng sapatos mo.
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Your shoe lace got untied.
Hindî pa rin natanggál ng tubig ang uhaw ko.
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The water was still unable to quench my thirst.
Matátanggál ng gamót na itó ang sakít ng tuhod mo.
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This medication will be able to remove the pain in your knee.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Hindi ko matanggal ang mga taghiyawat ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #2767899 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I can't get rid of my pimples.

Labhan mo ang damit sa tubig na may sabon at matatanggal ang mga mantsa.
Tatoeba Sentence #2765466 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Wash the shirt in soapy water and the stains will come out.

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How to pronounce matanggal:

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firedfired from a jobfired from workget rid ofrid offot rid ofget ridgot ridremovedremovedetachdetachesdetacheddetachingunlaced
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