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

Definition for the Tagalog word hayaan:

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[verb]  to let something be; to allow something; to let someone/something do something; to leave something; to not disturb something; to let something happen; to never mind something

Verb conjugations of hayaan:

Focus:  Object Focus Icon Object   Root: hayaConjugation Type: -An
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Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
hayaan  Play audio #18538
hinayaan  Play audio #18539
hináhayaan  Play audio #18540
háhayaan  Play audio #18541
This string is used more frequently in casual content than formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Hayaan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Huwág mo siyáng hayaang makatakas.
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Don't let him escape.
Hinayaan ni Ricky na lamunin siyá ng galit.
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Ricky allowed himself to be engulfed with anger.
Hayaan nating manaíg ang napagkasunduan.
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Let what had agreed upon to prevail.
Hayaan na lang natin.
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Let's just not mind it. / Let's just not pay attention to it.
Hayaan mo lang akóng matulog muna.
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Just let me get some sleep first.
Hayaan mong magyabáng si Annie hinggíl sa nais niyáng gawín
Let Annie boast about what she intends to do.
Hayaan mo lang silá.
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Just leave them to their own devices.
Huwág mong hayaan na nakabukás ang gripo habang nagsesepilyo ka.
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Don't leave the tap running while brushing your teeth.
Bakit mo hinayaan na maglarô ang mga ba sa putikán?
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Why did you let the children play in the mire?
Huwág mong hináhayaan ang aso na matulog sa kama mo.
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Don't encourage the dog to sleep on your bed.
Noóng araw, hindî hináhayaan ng mga magulang na sagutín silá ng kaniláng mga anák.
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In the past, parents do not let their children talk back to them.
Háhayaan mo lang ba na bilhín ng asawa mo ang kahit anó na gustó niyá?
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Will you just let your wife buy whatever she wants?

User-submitted Example Sentences (3):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Hindi natin siyang hahayaang mamatay.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214783 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We would not let him die.

Hindi ko hahayaan na lokohin niya ako.
Tatoeba Sentence #2747752 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I will not let him deceive me.

Kung pagod siya, hayaan mo siyang matulog.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214022 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
If he is tired, let him sleep.

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How to pronounce hayaan:

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allowallowsallowedallowinglet someone dolet someone do somethingnever mindlet happenlet belets beletting benot disturb
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