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

Definition for the Tagalog word pigilan:

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[verb] to prevent something; to stop someone/something; to hold something back; to block something; to prevent something; to hinder something

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Verb conjugations of pigilan:

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Root: pigilConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
pigilan  Play audio #19533
Completed (Past):
pinigilan  Play audio #19535
Uncompleted (Present):
pinípigilan  Play audio #19536
Contemplated (Future):
pípigilan  Play audio #19537
Verb family:
mapigilan  |  
magpigíl  |  
pumigil  |  
pigilin  |  
mapigil  |  
makapagpigil  |  
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Pigilan mo silá.
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Hold them back.
Itó ang pangyayaring hindî ko kayang pigilan.
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This is an event beyond ny control.
Tinangkâ nilá akóng pigilan sa pag-alís.
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They prevented me from leaving.
Ikinadena siyá ng amá niyá para pigilan siyá.
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His father bound him with chains to hold him back.
Pinigilan siyá ni Lito at hinila siyáng papasók sa loób.
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Lito restrained him and dragged him back inside.
Bakit mo akó pinigilan?
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Why did you hold me back?
Pinigilan niyá akóng pumasok sa bahay nilá.
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She blocked me from entering their house.
Pinípigilan ko ang sariling magmurá.
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I'm preventing myself from cursing.
Kung alám niyá, bakit hindî niyá pinípigilan itó?
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If she knows, why doesn't she prevent it?
Pinípigilan niyá ang pag-iyák.
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He's holding back his tears. / He tries hard not to cry.

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How to pronounce pigilan:

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Related English Words:
preventpreventspreventedpreventinghold backheld backholding backholds backhinderhindershinderedhinderingblockblocksblockedblockingstopstopsstoppedstoppingstop somethingstop someonepreventprevent somethingpreventspreventedpreventing
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