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ikaw

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

Definition for the Tagalog word ikaw:


ikáw  Play audio #365Save to Flash Cards
[ang pronoun]  you (second person singular); typically used when at the beginning of a sentence; a variant of the word "ka"

Root: ka
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
"Ikaw" is an actor focused version of "you" that is unique in that it is typically only used at the beginning of a sentence. Otherwise, you would use the more common "ka" actor focused version of "you". Both "ikaw" and "ka" have the same meaning.

String frequency indicator:

Very Frequent
This string is used more frequently in casual content than formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Ikaw Example Sentences in Tagalog: (22)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Puwede bang ikáw muna ang magbayad para sa akin?
Play audio #34901 Play audio #34903
 
Could you pay for me first?
Mawalâ na ang lahát, huwág lang ikáw.
Play audio #32952 Play audio #32953
 
I could give up everything, except you.
Ikáw ba ang pumalít kay Jill?
Play audio #31880 Play audio #31881
 
Are you the one who took over Jill's post?
Ikáw mismo ang sumi ng pangalan mo.
Play audio #31592 Play audio #31593
 
You yourself ruined your reputation.
Hindî ikáw ang minumura ko.
Play audio #36310
 
It was not you I was swearing at.
Bastá ikáw!
Play audio #39881
 
Anything for you! / I'll do anything for you!
Ikáw ba ay handâ na?
Play audio #39619
 
Are you ready now?
Kung ikáw ang nasa kalagayan ko, hihinalain mo rin ba siyáng manloloko?
Play audio #38887
 
If you were in my position, would you also suspect that he was a scammer?
Siguradong ikáw ang sisisihin ni Ellen. 
For sure Ellen will put the blame on you.
Ikáw ang nagpápatakbó ng buhay ko
You keep my life going.
Ikáw ang dapat na sinusunog sa impiyerno
You are the one who must burn in hell.
Ikáw ba ang nagtatalâ ng mga pangalan ng mga nawawaláng tao
Are you the one registering the names of the missing persons?
Ikáw ang manahimik
You shut up!
O, sige, ikáw ang baha
Oh, all right, you're the one in charge.
Ipinalabás niláng ikáw ang may kasalanan.
Play audio #36412
 
They made it appear that it was your fault.

User-submitted Example Sentences (35):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Eh ikaw?
Tatoeba Sentence #5361291 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
How about you?


Ikaw magsimula.
Tatoeba Sentence #4560407 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You start.


Hindi ikaw, ako!
Tatoeba Sentence #1617509 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's not you, it's me!


Ikaw ay mayaman.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361308 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You are rich.


Ikaw ang pinuno.
Tatoeba Sentence #3993928 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You're the leader.


Nasaktan ko ba ikaw?
Tatoeba Sentence #1933216 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Did I hurt your feelings?


Ikaw ay hindi Hapon.
Tatoeba Sentence #2800122 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You are not Japanese.


Hindi, hindi ako! Ikaw!
Tatoeba Sentence #5213850 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
No, it is not me! It is you!


Iniisip ko lamang ikaw.
Tatoeba Sentence #1814047 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'm only thinking of you.


Ikaw ang aking kaibigan.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361369 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You are my friend.


Ikaw ang pinakamatangkad.
Tatoeba Sentence #2777882 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You are tallest.


Ikaw ang pinakamatangkad.
Tatoeba Sentence #2777882 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You're the tallest one.


Alam ko na ikaw ay mayaman.
Tatoeba Sentence #2800337 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I know you are rich.


Alam kong ikaw ay magugutom.
Tatoeba Sentence #2810726 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I knew you'd be hungry.


Ikaw ay isang estudyante lamang.
Tatoeba Sentence #2937584 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You are nothing but a student.


Ikaw lamang ang makakagawa niyon.
Tatoeba Sentence #1823822 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You're the only one who can do it.


Ikaw ay isang mahusay na kusinero.
Tatoeba Sentence #3074545 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You are a good cook.


Ikaw ang aking iibigin habambuhay.
Tatoeba Sentence #3118625 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's you I'll always love.


Ikaw ang itong hindi nakakaintindi.
Tatoeba Sentence #2796556 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
It's you who doesn't understand.


Sino ang mas matangkad, ikaw o si Ken?
Tatoeba Sentence #3133240 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Who is taller, you or Ken?


Ikaw ba ay may babasahin na kahit ano?
Tatoeba Sentence #2796557 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Do you have anything to read?


Kung ako ikaw, hindi ko iyon papansinin.
Tatoeba Sentence #7139136 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
If I were you, I would ignore it.


Ikaw at ako ay matalik na magkakaibigan.
Tatoeba Sentence #2765479 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You and I are very good friends.


Kung ako ikaw, hindi ko iyon papansinin.
Tatoeba Sentence #7139136 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
If I were you, I'd ignore it.


Narito pa ba siya noong ikaw ay dumating?
Tatoeba Sentence #2803233 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Was he still here when you arrived?


Ikaw ay magpanggap na hindi mo ako kilala.
Tatoeba Sentence #4444029 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Just pretend you don't know me.


Dahil ikaw ay nagsisisi, patatawarin kita.
Tatoeba Sentence #3049392 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
As you are sorry, I'll forgive you.


Magandang araw. Ikaw ba si Sherlock Holmes?
Tatoeba Sentence #7433067 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Good day. Are you Mr. Sherlock Holmes?


Kung ako ikaw, mag-aaral ako nang mas mabuti.
Tatoeba Sentence #1454983 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
If I were you, I'd study harder.


Gusto kong tiyakin na ikaw ang sinasabi mong ikaw.
Tatoeba Sentence #2774130 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I want to be certain you are who you say you are.


Ikaw ba ang nag-iwan ng pinto na nakabukas kagabi?
Tatoeba Sentence #2809521 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Was it you that left the door open last night?


Gusto kong tiyakin na ikaw ang sinasabi mong ikaw.
Tatoeba Sentence #2774130 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I want to be certain you are who you say you are.


Tatanggap ka ng isang pabuya dahil sa ikaw ay tumulong.
Tatoeba Sentence #2772615 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You'll get a reward for your cooperation.


Kapag ikaw ay isang mabait na bata, magkakaroon ka ng kendi.
Tatoeba Sentence #2842475 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
If you are a good girl, you shall have candy.


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Alternate spelling(s):
kaw
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.


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How to pronounce ikaw:

IKAW AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #365
Markup Code:
[rec:365]
Related Filipino Words:
kaka baikáw ay
Related English Words:
you
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