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

Definition for the Tagalog word hintayin:

hintayín  Play audio #6836Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to wait for something/someone

Verb conjugations of hintayin:

Focus:  Object Focus Icon Object   Root: hintayConjugation Type: -In Verb
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
hintayín  Play audio #6836
hinintáy  Play audio #18553
hiníhintáy  Play audio #18554
híhintayín  Play audio #18555
Verb family:
maghintáy  |  
This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Hintayin Example Sentences in Tagalog: (18)
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Hiníhintáy natin si Mark.
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We are waiting for Mark.
Hintayín mo akó.
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Wait for me.
Hinintáy kitá hanggáng alas-otso.
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I waited for you until 8 o'clock.
Híhintayín ba kitá?
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Should I wait for you?
Híhintayín mo ba akó?
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Are you going to wait for me?
May hiníhintáy lang akó.
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I'm just waiting for someone / something.
Hintayín mo ang pagdatíng nilá.
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Wait for their arrival.
Hintayín mong kumulô ang tubig.
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Wait for the water to boil.
Saán mo akó hinintáy?
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Where did you wait for me?
Sino ang hiníhintáy mo?
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Who are you waiting for?
Sino pa ang hiníhintáy natin?
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Who else are we waiting for?
Bakit hindî mo akó hinintáy?
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Why didn't you wait for me?
Hindî na ba kitá híhintayín?
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Shouldn't I wait for you anymore?
Dito kamí uupô at híhintayín ka na lang namin.
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We will sit here and will just wait for you.
Hiníhintáy kong ipalabás ang súsunód na pelíkulá ni James Bond.
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I am waiting for the next James Bond movie to be shown.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Hinihintay kita.
Tatoeba Sentence #7487667 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I've been waiting for you.

Sino ang hinihintay mo?
Tatoeba Sentence #5300902 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Who are you waiting for?

Iniintay ka ng mga kaibigan mo.
Tatoeba Sentence #4508923 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Your friends are waiting for you.

Ang kuwartong paglalaro'y hinihintay ang mga bata.
Tatoeba Sentence #1811848 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
A playroom awaits the children.

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Alternate spelling(s):
antayin, inantay, inaantay, aantayin, hinahantay, hahantayin, hinantay, intayin, inintay, iniintay, iintayin
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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How to pronounce hintayin:

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Related Filipino Words:
hintáymaghintáytekapakí hintáypaghíhintáypinakahíhintáyhintayankáhihintáymakapaghintáypaghintayán
Related English Words:
waitwaitedwaitingwaitswait forwait for someonewait for something
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