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

Definition for the Tagalog word patawarin:

patawarin  Play audio #9764
[verb] to forgive someone; to spare someone

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Verb conjugations of patawarin:

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Root: tawadConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
patawarin  Play audio #9764
Completed (Past):
pinatawad  Play audio #24534
Uncompleted (Present):
pinatatawad  Play audio #24537
Contemplated (Future):
patatawarin  Play audio #24536
Verb family:
mapatawad  |  
magpatawad  |  
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
When you go shopping here and it's possible to haggle for discount, the word "tawad" comes into play. "Tumawad" and "magpatawad" are its common subject-focused verb forms. "Itawad" and "patawarin" are its object-focused verb forms

"Pinatawad ka nung tindera?" = Did the lady vendor give you discount/forgive you?

"Hindi ka niya papatawarin" = He/She will not give you discount/forgive you.

"Hindi ka niya papatawarin" = He/She will not give you discount/forgive you.

Context is clear in the following:

"Patawarin mo ako at nagkamali ako" = Forgive me for I was wrong/I made a mistake

"Patawarin mo naman ako at ito na lang ang pera ko" = Consider giving me some discount as this is all the money I have left.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Patawarin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (6)
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Hiníhilíng ko kay Patrice na patawarin na niyá akó.
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I'm asking Patrice for her to forgive me.
Pinatawad mo na ba si Jack?
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Have you forgiven Jack?
Hindî mo na ba akó papatawarin?
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Won't you ever forgive me?
Hiníhikayat ko silá na mahalín at patawarin ang isá't isá.
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I'm encouraging them to love and forgive each other.
Nakíkiusap akó sa iyó na patawarin mo na akó.
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I am begging you to please forgive me.
Iláng beses na kitáng pinatatawad pero inuulit mo pa rin.
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I have already forgiven you a number of times yet you still do it again.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Patawarin mo kami.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214555 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Forgive us.

Pinatawad ka nila.
Tatoeba Sentence #2969154 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They forgave you.

Patawarin niyo kami.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214556 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Forgive us.

Dahil ikaw ay nagsisisi, patatawarin kita.
Tatoeba Sentence #3049392 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
As you are sorry, I'll forgive you.

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Alternate spelling(s):
pinapatawad, papatawarin
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2:patawarin  Play audio #55743
please forgive

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How to pronounce patawarin:

Play audio #9764
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