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

Definition for the Tagalog word asahan:

asahan  Play audio #18292Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to hope for something; to expect something/someone; to rely on someone/something; to anticipate something

Verb conjugations of asahan:

Focus:  Locative / Directional Focus Icon Locative   Root: asaConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
asahan  Play audio #18292
inasahan  Play audio #18293
ináasahan  Play audio #18294
áasahan  Play audio #18295
Verb family:
umasa  |  
maasahan  |  
makaasa  |  
iasa  |  
This string is used much more frequently in formal content than casual content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Asahan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (21)
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Hindî kamí agád nagkatrabaho gaya ng ináasahan namin.
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Work did not come as soon as we had hoped.
Ináasahan kong íiskór tayo bukas sa páligsahan.
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I expect that we will score in tomorrow's competition.
Inaasahang marami ang dada sa South Korea sa 2020.
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It's expected that many will migrate to South Korea in 2020.
Ináasahan kong áaprubahán mo hilíng ko.
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I expect that you will approve my request.
Hindî ko inasahan na mag-eémail siyá sa akin.
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I didn't expect that he'd email me.
Inaasahang isusulong nilá ang pagkakaisá.
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It is expected that they will push for unity.
Hindî ko inasahang makakabuô akó ng kantá.
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I didn't expect that I could come up with a song.
Sino ang nakákaabot sa kung anó ang ináasahan?
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Who measures up to what is expected?
Pwede ba kitáng asahan?
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Can I rely on / trust you?
Iyón ang ináasahan kong mangyari.
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That's what I am hoping to happen.
Huwág mong asahan si Mike.
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Don't pin your hopes on Mike.
Inasahan kong daratíng ka kahapon.
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I expected you to arrive / come yesterday.
Nagkamalî akó ng inasahan.
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I relied on the wrong person.
Ináasahan kong bábalík ka.
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I am hoping that you will return.
Áasahan kitá bukas.
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I will expect / rely on you tomorrow.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Huwag mo siyang asahan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1363435 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Don't rely on him.

Inaasahan kong mali ka.
Tatoeba Sentence #4444163 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I wish you were wrong.

Inaasahan kong mali ka, pero alam kong tama ka.
Tatoeba Sentence #4444162 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I wish you were wrong, but I know that you're right.

Hindi ko inasahan na makikita kong muli si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #8282256 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I didn't ever expect to see Tom again.

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How to pronounce asahan:

Play audio #18292
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Related Filipino Words:
asaumasamaasahanAsa ka pa!pag-asamaáasahanmakaasaiasapaasahinkawalán ng pag-asa
Related English Words:
expectexpectsexpectedexpectinghopehopeshopedhopinghope forhoped forrelyreliesreliedrelyingrely onrelied onanticipateanticipatesanticipatedanticipating
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