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

Definition for the Tagalog word sikapin:

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[verb] to try for something; to strive for something; to struggle to do something

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Verb conjugations of sikapin:

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Root: sikapConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
sikapin  Play audio #12712
Completed (Past):
sinikap  Play audio #19644
Uncompleted (Present):
sinisikap  Play audio #19645
Contemplated (Future):
sisikapin  Play audio #19646
Verb family:
magsikap  |  
magsumikap  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Sikapin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (14)
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Sinisikap mo bang makausap ang mga taong may ibáng la?
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Do you take the initiative to reach out to people of different backgrounds?
Sikapin mong makakuha ng mataás na marká sa klase.
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Strive to earn a high mark in class.
Hilíng ni Lisa na sikapin kong magíng mas mapagbigáy.
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Lisa's wish is that I strive to be more generous.
Sabi niyá, sikapin ko raw magkamít ng mga parangál.
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She said I should strive to earn awards.
Sinikap kong magíng mapagpasénsiyá.
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I made an effort to be patient.
Sinikap mo bang makontak ang mga magulang ni Nelia?
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Did you make an effort to contact Nelia's parents?
Sinikap ni Gary na mapangitî si Patrick.
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Gary strived to make Patrick smile.
Sinisikap kong alagaan ang aking kalusugan.
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I am striving on taking care of my health.
Sinisikap mo ba talagá ang magíng mapagkumbabâ?
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Are you really striving to be humble?
Sinisikap ni Lorraine na alamín ang kondisyón ng asawa niyá.
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Lorraine is trying to find out about her husband's condition.

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How to pronounce sikapin:

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Related English Words:
strugglestrugglesstruggledstrugglingstruggle to do somethingtrytriestriedtryingstrivesstrivesstrovestriving
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