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

Definition for the Tagalog word unahan:

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[verb] to get ahead of something; to keep something from happening; to prevent something in advance; to go ahead of something; to preempt something; to beat something (e.g., get there first)

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Verb conjugations of unahan:

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Root: unaConjugation Type: -An
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Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
unahan  Play audio #23456
Completed (Past):
inunahan  Play audio #23457
Uncompleted (Present):
inúunahan  Play audio #23458
Contemplated (Future):
úunahan  Play audio #23459
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Example Sentences Available Icon Unahan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (4)
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Huwág mo akóng unahan.
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Don't get ahead of / preempt me.
Inunahan ng bus ang mabagal na kotse.
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The bus overtook the slow car.
Úunahan ko na kayóng kumain.
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I will eat ahead of you.
May sumpóng ang tatay mo kayâ inúunahan na kitá.
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Your dad is in a bad mood so I'm giving you a heads-up about it.
Related Words:
Words spelled the same with a different pronunciation, stress, or definition:
2:unahán  Play audio #10124
[noun] front; front position

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How to pronounce unahan:

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Related English Words:
beatbeat somethingpreventpreventspreventedpreventingkeep from happeningkept from happeningget ahead ofgo ahead of;preempt
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