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

Definition for the Tagalog word piliin:

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[verb] to choose something; to select something; to single out something; to pick out something

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Verb conjugations of piliin:

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Root: piliConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
piliin  Play audio #19538
Completed (Past):
pini  Play audio #19539
Uncompleted (Present):
pinipi  Play audio #19540
Contemplated (Future):
pipiliin  Play audio #19541
Verb family:
mami  |  
pumi  |  
mapi  |  
mákapi  |  
pagpilián  |  
papiliin  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Piliin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (14)
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Pini kong magbitíw bilang pinuno ng grupo.
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I chose to resign as the group's leader.
Pinipi ko siyáng magíng kagrupo.
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I choose him as my groupmate.
Pinipi ko ang siyénsiyá kaysa relihiyón.
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I choose science over religion.
La kong pinipi kung anó ang ta.
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I always choose what is right.
Pini ni Josh na saktán ang pu ni Aurora.
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Josh chose to break Aurora's heart.
Pini niyá ang ikaapat na opsiyón.
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She chose the fourth option.
Pini ni Agatha ang mas makabuluháng karera.
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Agatha chose a more meaningful career.
Pini ng ba ang aklát.
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The child chose the book.
Pinipi ng kontrabida ang kadiliman.
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The villain chooses the darkness.
Piliin mo kung alín ang gustó mo.
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Choose the item that you like.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Pinili ni Tomas na tumira sa Boston.
Tatoeba Sentence #2092874 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom chose to live in Boston.

Pipiliin ko ang mamatay kaysa magnakaw.
Tatoeba Sentence #2940935 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I would rather die than steal from others.

Mas pipiliin ko ang pamamasyal kaysa sa panonood ng palabas.
Tatoeba Sentence #3086375 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I prefer going for a walk to seeing the movie.

Mga kaibigan: isang pamilya kung saan pinipili natin ang mga miyembro.
Tatoeba Sentence #2936225 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Friends: a family of which we chose the members.

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How to pronounce piliin:

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Related English Words:
choosechosechoosingchosenchoosesselectselectsselectedselectingsingle outsingled outsingling outpickpickspickedpickingpick outpicked out
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