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

Definition for the Tagalog word abutan:

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[verb]  to hand something to; to pass something to
*Note: focus on the person/thing receiving the item

Verb conjugations of abutan:

Focus:  Locative / Directional Focus Icon Locative   Root: abotConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
abután  Play audio #8212
inabután  Play audio #23594
ináabután  Play audio #23597
áabután  Play audio #23598
Verb family:
abutín  |  
mag-abót  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Abutan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (3)
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Inabután ni Laura ng pera ang pulubi.
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Laura handed money to the beggar.
Abután mo akó ng pera.
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Hand me some money.
Ináabután ko si Mary ng mansanas nang mabitawan ko itó.
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I was handing an apple to Mary when I accidentally dropped it.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Patawad, hindi ko inabutan ang tren.
Tatoeba Sentence #2809543 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Sorry, I missed the train.

Nawala kami ng daan, at ang mas masama pa'y inabutan kami ng ulan.
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We lost our way, and what was worse, we were caught in a shower.

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2:abutan  Play audio #39895Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to catch something; to be caught in something; to be caught by something

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How to pronounce abutan:

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Related English Words:
passpass topassespassedpassinghand tohand something tohand overhands overhanded overhanding overhand somethinghand something overdeliverdeliversdelivereddelivering
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