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

Definition for the Tagalog word pumatay:

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[verb]  to kill; to murder; to extinguish

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Verb conjugations of pumatay:

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Root: patayConjugation Type: -Um-
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pumatáy  Play audio #8152
Completed (Past):
pumatáy  Play audio #8152
Uncompleted (Present):
pumápatáy  Play audio #19558
Contemplated (Future):
pápatáy  Play audio #19559
Verb family:
patayín  |  
mapatáy  |  
ipapatáy  |  
magpatáy  |  
makapatáy  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Pumatay Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Sa aming lungsód, ipinagbabawal ang pumatáy ng mga hayop na pagála-ga.
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In our city, it is outlawed to terminate stray animals.
Hindî makatarungan ang pumatáy ng hayop na waláng laban.
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It is not just to kill an animal which is helpless.
Nangingimî akóng pumatáy ng kahit ipis o dagâ.
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I am hesitant to kill even roaches or rodents.
Pumápatáy ng tao ang mga bisyo.
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Vices kill people.
Si Mark ang pumápatáy sa ilaw bago matulog ang lahát.
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Mark is the one switching off the lights before everyone goes to sleep.
Kawalán ng pag-asa ang pumápatáy sa kumpiyansa ko sa sarili.
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Hopelessness is killing my self-confidence.
Sino ang pápatáy sa bentiladór?
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Who will turn off the electric fan?
Ang paninigarilyo mo ang pápatáy sa iyó.
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Your smoking will kill you.
Ang lihim na iyán ang pápatáy sa inyóng relasyón.
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That secret will end your relationship.
Sino ang pumatáy kay JFK?
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Who killed JFK?

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Si Alister ang siyang pumatay kay Barbara.
Tatoeba Sentence #2927748 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It was Alister who killed Barbara.

Hindi ko maisip ang aking sarili na pumatay ng isang tao.
Tatoeba Sentence #4444075 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I can't imagine myself ever killing another man.

Anong hindi pumapatay sa iyo ay siyang nagpapalakas sa iyo.
Tatoeba Sentence #3080511 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.

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