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

Definition for the Tagalog word pakawalan:

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[verb] to free someone/something (from restraints, jail, etc); to unbind someone/something; to release someone/something; to unchain someone/something; to unleash someone/something; to let someone go/escape

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Verb conjugations of pakawalan:

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pakawalán  Play audio #9639
Completed (Past):
pinakawalán  Play audio #24362
Uncompleted (Present):
pinakákawalán  Play audio #24363
Contemplated (Future):
pakákawalán  Play audio #24364
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Example Sentences Available Icon Pakawalan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (14)
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Anó?! Pinakawalán mo siyá?
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Say what?! Did you let him escape/free?
Binugbóg siyá nang iláng oras bago pakawalán.
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He was beaten for hours before he was let go.
Dapat pakawalán ang tubig kapág napupunô ang mga dam.
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Water must be released when the dams are filled.
Papayag ka bang pakawalán ng koponán si George?
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Will you let the team release George?
Pakawalán mo akó ngayón!
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Free me now!
Pinakawalán niyá ang mga ba sa hardín.
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He let the children loose in the garden.
Tumakas ang ilán, samantalang pinakawalán ang ibá.
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Some escaped, while others were released.
Pinakawalán ang mga hayop sa kagubatan.
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The animals were released into the wild.
Pinakákawalán niyá ang nakapangíngilabot na sigáw.
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She lets out a frightening scream.
Pinakákawalán ang mga bihag mulâ sa kaniláng mga tanikalâ.
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The captives are being freed from their chains.

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Pakawalan mo siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #4554915 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Release him.

Pakawalan mo siya!
Tatoeba Sentence #5296200 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Release him!

Pakawalan mo si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #4560620 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Release Tom.

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Alternate spelling(s):
pinapakawalan, papakawalan
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How to pronounce pakawalan:

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Related Filipino Words:
walâkawalánmawalâwalâ pámawalánmagwalâkumawalâpagkawalâalâwalá na
Related English Words:
let golet escapelet someone golet someone escapefreefreefreedfreeingunbindunboundunbindingreleasereleasesreleasedreleasingunchainunchainedunchainsunchainingunleashunleashesunleashedunleashing
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