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

Definition for the Tagalog word maawa:

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[verb]  to have pity on; to feel sorry for; to have mercy; to feel pity

Verb conjugations of maawa:

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Root: awaConjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
maa  Play audio #10092
Completed (Past):
naa  Play audio #18958
Uncompleted (Present):
naaa  Play audio #18959
Contemplated (Future):
maaa  Play audio #18960
Verb family:
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Naa si Jack sa pulubi.
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Jack felt pity for the beggar.
Naa sa kaniyá ang guwárdiyá.
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The guard had pity on him.
Maa kayó sa amin.
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Have mercy on us.
Naaa si Jack kay Jill.
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Jack feels sorry for Jill.
Hindî ka na naa.
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You showed no mercy.
Maa ka sa sarili mo.
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Have pity on yourself.
Hindî akó maaa sa iyó.
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I will not feel sorry for you.
Maaa ka kay Peter kapág nakita mo siyá.
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You'd feel sorry for Peter when you see him.

User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Maawa ka!
Tatoeba Sentence #3079004 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Have mercy!

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How to pronounce maawa:

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feel sorryfeel sorry forfelt sorryfelt sorry forfeeling sorry forhave pitypitymercyhave mercyhad mercypityhave pityhad pity
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