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

Definition for the Tagalog word lumaki:

lumakí  Play audio #18907Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to grow big; to become big; to get bigger; to grow up; to develop; to expand

Verb conjugations of lumaki:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: lakiConjugation Type: -Um-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
lumakí  Play audio #18907
lumakí  Play audio #18908
lumálakí  Play audio #18909
lálakí  Play audio #18910
Verb family:
mapalakí  |  
manlakí  |  
lakihán  |  
This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Lumaki Example Sentences in Tagalog: (11)
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Sino ang naipit sa pagitan ng dalawáng lumakíng ilog?
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Who was trapped between two swollen rivers?
Lálakí ka pa.
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You will still grow taller.
Lumakí ang kita ni Anne.
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Anne's income got bigger.
Mabilís lumakí ang itinaním naming pu ng niyóg.
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The coconut tree we planted grew fast.
Lumakí ang tiyán ni Bob kasí malakás siyáng kumain.
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Bob's belly became big because he eats a lot.
Lumakí akó sa aking lola.
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I was raised by my grandmother (at her place).
Lalong gumágandá ang anák ni John habang lumálakí.
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John's daughter is getting prettier as she grows.
Lálaking guwapo iyáng anák mo.
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That son of yours will grow up to be a handsome man.
Si Alice ay lumakí sa layaw.
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Alice is/was a pampered/spoiled child.
Sana hindî lumakíng tamád ang anák ni Tom kagaya niyá.
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I hope Tom's son does not grow up to be a lazy man like him.
Umahon na tayo at lumálakí na ang mga alon.
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Let's get out of the water now as the waves are already getting bigger.

User-submitted Example Sentences (5):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Lumaki siyang naging doktor.
Tatoeba Sentence #1822354 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He grew up to be a doctor.

Sa puno lumalaki ang mansanas.
Tatoeba Sentence #1890260 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Apples grow on trees.

Lumaki akong nakain ng pagkaing Meksikano.
Tatoeba Sentence #1906930 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I was raised eating Mexican food.

Ipinanganak siya sa Estados Unidos at lumaki sa bansang Hapon.
Tatoeba Sentence #3282463 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She was born in the United States and grew up in Japan.

Pinanuod niya ang harding lumaki, at pinanuod niyang pumula at huminog ang mga mansanas.
Tatoeba Sentence #2218548 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She watched the gardens grow, and she watched the apples turn red and ripen.

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