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

Definition for the Tagalog word yakapin:

yakapin  Play audio #19900
[verb] to hug someone/something; to embrace someone/something; to cuddle something/someone

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Verb conjugations of yakapin:

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Root: yakapConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
yakapin  Play audio #19900
Completed (Past):
niyakap  Play audio #19901
Uncompleted (Present):
niyayakap  Play audio #19903
Contemplated (Future):
yayakapin  Play audio #19904
Verb family:
yumakap  |  
mayakap  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Yakapin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (8)
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Niyakap ko siyá.
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I hugged her.
Yakapin mo akó.
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Hug me. / Give me a hug.
Niyakap ko siyá nang mahigpít.
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I hugged her tightly.
Niyakap akó ni Tom.
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Tom hugged me.
Puwede ba kitáng yakapin?
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May I hug you?
Huwág mo akóng yakapin.
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Don't hug me.
Niyayakap ng ba ang bintî ng tatay niyá.
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The child is hugging the leg of her father.
Huwág mo akóng yayakapin sa haráp ng ibáng tao.
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Don't embrace me in front of other people.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Yakapin mo ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214312 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Hug me.

Yakapin mo si Tom
Tatoeba Sentence #4560615 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Hug Tom.

Niyakap ko si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361317 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I hugged Tom.

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Alternate spelling(s):
akapin, iniakap, inakap, inaakap, aakapin
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How to pronounce yakapin:

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