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

Definition for the Tagalog word maghain:

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[verb]  to set the table; to prepare for; to lay the groundwork for; to file (a complaint, case, etc.)

Verb conjugations of maghain:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: hainConjugation Type: Mag-
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Example Sentences Available Icon Maghain Example Sentences in Tagalog: (12)
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Maghain ka sa kanilá ng máiinom
Serve them some refreshment.
Gustó kong maghain sa kanilá ng ulam na nilu ko
I want to serve them the dish I cooked
Akó ang inatasang maghain ng tanghalian
I am assigned to serve lunch.
Naghain ng agahan ang iná ni Lourdes. 
Lourdes' mother served breakfast.
Naghain ba ng reklamo si Jojo? 
Did Jojo file a complaint?
Naghain siyá ng alay sa mga diyosa
She offered a gift to the goddesses.
Naghahain kamí ng pagkain para sa sálu-salo
We are serving food for the gathering.
Ang panganay ang naghahain ng meryenda namin
The eldest child is the one serving our snack.
Naghahain ba si Elena ng reklamo laban sa kasera niyá
Is Elena filing a complaint against her landlady?
Maghahain si Coleeno ng hapunan
Coleen will prepare dinner.
Maghahain kamí ng demanda laban sa mga tiwalíng pulís
We will file a suit against corrupt police officers.
Ikáw ang maghahain ng pagkain sa mga bisita
You will serve food to the guests.

User-submitted Example Sentences (2):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Naghain siya ng kape para sa akin.
Tatoeba Sentence #1826952 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He served me coffee.

Pakisabi po sa akin kung kailan maghahain.
Tatoeba Sentence #1811827 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Please tell me when to serve the food.

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set the tableset a tablesetting a tablesetting tableset tablelay the groundworklays the groundworklaying the groundworklaid the groundworkfilefilesfiledfilingfile a complaintfile a case
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