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

Definition for the Tagalog word simulan:

simulán  Play audio #19650
[verb] to begin something; to embark on something; to enter upon something

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Verb conjugations of simulan:

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Root: simulaConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
simulán  Play audio #19650
Completed (Past):
sinimulán  Play audio #19651
Uncompleted (Present):
sinísimulán  Play audio #19652
Contemplated (Future):
sísimulán  Play audio #19653
Verb family:
magsimulâ  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Simulan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (7)
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Bumangon ka at simulán mo nang mag-ehersisyo.
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Get up and start exercising.
Simulán na nating kumain.
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Let's start eating.
Sinimulán ng nanay kong maglu kaninang alas-nuwebe ng umaga.
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My mom began cooking at 9 o'clock this morning.
Sinísimulán mo na bang mag-aral para sa exam?
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Are you already beginning to study for the exam?
Sinísimulán ko nang mamilí ng mga regalo para sa Paskó.
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I am already starting to shop for Christmas gifts.
Kailán mo sísimulán ang pag-aaral ng Italian?
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When will you begin learning Italian?
Simulán mo ang pagbasa mulâ sa ikatlóng páhina.
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User-submitted Example Sentences (5):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Simulan ang pagtakbo.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214491 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Start running.

Simulan ang pagkanta.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214488 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Start singing.

Simulan ang pagsusulat.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214486 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Start writing.

Simulan ang pagbibilang.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214498 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Start counting.

Sinimulan niya ang pagtalakay sa Pananauli ng Meiji.
Tatoeba Sentence #1688850 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He began his lecture with the Meiji Restoration.

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How to pronounce simulan:

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Related English Words:
beginbeginsbeganbeginningembarkembarksembarkedembarkingenter uponenterd upon
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