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

Definition for the Tagalog word pagtawanan:

pagtawanán  Play audio #12895
[verb] to laugh at someone/something; to mock someone/something; to make fun of someone/something

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Verb conjugations of pagtawanan:

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Root: tawaConjugation Type: Pag-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
pagtawanán  Play audio #12895
Completed (Past):
pinagtawanán  Play audio #23962
Uncompleted (Present):
pinagtátawanán  Play audio #23963
Contemplated (Future):
pagtátawanán  Play audio #23964
Verb family:
matawá  |  
makatawa  |  
tawanan  |  
tumawa  |  
magtawanan  |  
mapatawa  |  
magpatawá  |  
makitawa  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Pagtawanan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Huwág mong pagtawanán ang kamalasan ng ibá.
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Don't laugh at the misfortune of others.
Ayaw kong pagtawanán nilá akó.
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I don't want them to laugh at my expense.
Pinagtawanán ang mang-aawit kasí desintunado siyá.
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They laughed at the singer because she was out of tune.
Ang mga taong may kapansanan ay hindî dapat pinagtátawanán.
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People who are disabled should not be laughed at.

User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
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Kung ako'y nakakapagsalita ng Ingles, hindi sana nila ako pinagtawanan.
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If I had been able to speak English then, I would not have been made fun of.

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How to pronounce pagtawanan:

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Related English Words:
make fun ofmade fun ofmakes fun ofmaking fun oflaughlaugh atlaughslaughs atlaughedlaughed atlaughinglaughing atmockmocksmockedmocking
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