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

Definition for the Tagalog word pilitin:

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[verb] to force something/someone; to coerce someone

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Verb conjugations of pilitin:

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Root: pilitConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
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Contemplated (Future):
pilitin  Play audio #8438
Completed (Past):
pinilit  Play audio #19542
Uncompleted (Present):
pinipilit  Play audio #19543
Contemplated (Future):
pipilitin  Play audio #19544
Verb family:
mapilitan  |  
ipilit  |  
mamilit  |  
magpumilit  |  
pumilit  |  
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Pipilitin ko siyáng makaratíng nang maaga.
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I will force her to arrive early.
Dádaló si Salve dahil pinilit siyá ni Janis.
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Salve will attend because she was forced by Janis.
Pipilitin niyáng pagawaín ka ng bagay na malî.
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He will force you to do something that is not right.
Pinilit akó ni Lyla na ibunyág sa kaniyá ang aking lihim.
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I was forced by Lyla to reveal to her my secret.
Pilitin mong sumama sa atin si Peter.
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Insist that Peter come with us.
Huwág mong pilitin at bakâ masi.
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Don't force it as it might break.
Huwág mo akóng piliting tumambáy.
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Don't force me to hang around.
Pinilit ko si Peter pero ayaw niyá talagáng sumama sa atin.
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I urged Peter but he really didn't want to come with us.
Pipilitin kong tapusin ang homework ko bago akó matulog.
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I will try my best to finish my homework before I go to bed.
Bakit mo pinipilit na buksán ang pintô ng kuwarto ni Tom?
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Why are you assiduously trying to open the door of Tom's room?

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Pinilit ng mga sundalo ang mga binata na lumahok sa hukbo.
Tatoeba Sentence #2940916 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
The soldiers forced the young men to join the army.

Pinilit ni Mary na magdala ng payong ang kanyang anak na lalaki.
Tatoeba Sentence #2917766 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Mary urged her son to take an umbrella.

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Alternate spelling(s):
pilitan, pinilitan, pinipilitan, pipilitan
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How to pronounce pilitin:

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Related English Words:
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