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

Definition for the Tagalog word buksan:

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[verb]  to open something; to turn something on (a light)
*Note: focus on the thing being opened or turned on

Verb conjugations of buksan:

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Root: bukasConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
buksán  Play audio #18356
Completed (Past):
binuksán  Play audio #18357
Uncompleted (Present):
binúbuksán  Play audio #18358
Contemplated (Future):
búbuksán  Play audio #18359
Verb family:
magbukás  |  
mabuksán  |  
bumukás  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Buksan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (14)
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Binuksán niyá ang binta.
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He opened the window.
Buksán mo ang matá mo.
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Open your eyes.
Huwág mong buksán iyán.
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Don't open that. / Don't turn that on.
Búbuksán ko ang aking pu sa iyó.
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I will open my heart to you.
Kailán mo búbuksán ang bote ng alak?
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When will you open the bottle of wine?
Habang sinúsubukang buksán ng magnanakaw ang pintô, bigláng nagtahulan ang mga aso.
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While the burglar was attempting to open the door, the dogs suddenly started barking.
Buksán mo ang pintô.
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Open the door.
Buksán mo ang mga binta para makalabás ang usok.
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Open the windows to let the smoke out.
Buksán mo ang iyóng mga matá.
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Open your eyes. / See things the way they are.
Buksán mo ang iyóng isip sa katotohanan.
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Open your mind to the truth.

User-submitted Example Sentences (7):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Paano mo binuksan ang kahon?
Tatoeba Sentence #1797176 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How did you open the box?

Pwede ko bang buksan ang ilaw?
Tatoeba Sentence #2763336 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
May I switch on the light?

Bubuksan kong kaunti ang bintana.
Tatoeba Sentence #1663377 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'll open the window a bit.

Puwede ko bang buksan ang bintana?
Tatoeba Sentence #1356665 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Can I open the window?

Binuksan ko ang kahon at tumingin sa loob.
Tatoeba Sentence #2766876 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I opened the box and looked inside.

Iwasan mong buksan ang bintana; wala akong masyadong hilig na maramdaman ang hangin sa likod ko.
Tatoeba Sentence #1658713 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Avoid opening the window; I have no great desire to feel air currents on my back.

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Alternate spelling(s):
bukasan, binukasan, binubukasan, bubukasan
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce buksan:

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Related English Words:
turn on a lightturn onturns onturned onturning onopenopensopenedopeningopen something
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