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

Definition for the Tagalog word sapagkat:

sapagká't  Play audio #8443
[conjunction] the reason being; because; for the reason that; since; in view of the fact that

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Root: pagkat
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Sapagkat" is considered fairly formal. "Dahil" and "kasi" are less formal and much more common in every day usage.

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Example Sentences Available Icon Sapagkat Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Masamâ ang loób ko sapagká't nagtaksil ka sa akin.
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I feel bad because you betrayed me.
Nanghihi si Jojo sapagká't hindî pa siyá kumakain.
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Jojo is feeling weak because he has not eaten yet.
Masakít ang ulo ko sapagká't kulang akó sa tulog.
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My head aches because of lack of sleep.
Malungkót siyá sapagká't bumagsák siyá sa pagsusulit.
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She is sad because she failed the exam.

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Hindi na nating kailangan pang lumikas sapagkat humupa na ang baha.
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We don't need to evacuate anymore since the flood has already subsided.

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Alternate spelling(s):
'pagkat, sapagkat, pagkat, pagka't, sapagka
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How to pronounce sapagkat:

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Related English Words:
reason beingthe reason beingbecausefor that reasonfor the reason thatsince
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