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

Definition for the Tagalog word palakihin:

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1 [verb] to raise someone; to rear someone (a child); to bring up
2 [verb] to exaggerate; to blow out of proportion; to make something big; to make a big deal out something

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Verb conjugations of palakihin:

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Root: lakiConjugation Type: Pa-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
palakihín  Play audio #8221
Completed (Past):
pinalakí  Play audio #23910
Uncompleted (Present):
pinalálakí  Play audio #23911
Contemplated (Future):
palálakihín  Play audio #23912
Verb family:
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Pinalakí si Daisy ng lola niyá.
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Daisy was raised by her grandma.
Palakihín mo ang katawán mo.
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Build up your body.
Huwág mong pinalálakí ang boses mo.
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Don't make your voice sound deeper.
Alternate spelling(s):
pinapalaki, papalakihin, palakhin, papalakhin, palalakhin
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce palakihin:

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Related English Words:
make something a big dealmake a big deal out of somethingraiserearraise a childraisesraisedraisingbring upbrought upbrings upbringing upexaggerateexaggeratesexxageratedexaggeratingblow out of proportionblewout of proportionmake bigmade bigmake biggermade bigger
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This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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