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maghintay

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

Definition for the Tagalog word maghintay:


maghintáy  Play audio #19078Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to wait; to await


Verb conjugations of maghintay:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: hintayConjugation Type: Mag-
Infinitive:
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
Infinitive:
maghintáy  Play audio #19078
Past:
naghintáy  Play audio #19079
Present:
naghíhintáy  Play audio #19080
Future:
maghíhintáy  Play audio #19081
Verb family:
maghintáy
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hintayín  |  
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
Related to "teka": Although "teka" and "maghintay ka" mean the same thing, most of the time they are not interchangeable. Use "teka" when what you want to say is the imperative "wait" and not "you wait". Since "hintay" means "wait", it is possible to use it in place of "teka". Most of the time though, we use "teka". "Antay" is another way of saying "hintay".

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Example Sentences Available Icon Maghintay Example Sentences in Tagalog: (15)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
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Maghintáy ka ng iláng taón para matamó ang pagkilalang ináasám mo.
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Wait for several years to gain the recognition you aspire for.
Maghintáy ka muna diyán.
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You wait there first.
Naghíhintáy siyá ng masasakyáng jeep pauwî.
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He's waiting for his jeepney ride home.
Naghintáy ang lahát.
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Everybody waited.
Naghintáy kamí hanggáng alás dos.
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We waited until two o'clock.
Naghíhintáy silá ng doktór.
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They are waiting for a doctor.
Dito tayo maghintáy ng taxi.
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Let's wait here for a taxi.
Matagál na kamíng naghíhintáy sa iyó.
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We have been waiting for you for quite a while.
Hanggáng anóng oras ka puwedeng maghintáy?
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Up to what time can you wait?
Gaanong katagál akó maghíhintáy?
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How long should I wait?

User-submitted Example Sentences (20):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Naghintay kami.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214376 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We waited.


Naghintay si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214379 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom waited.


Naghihintay tayong lahat.
Tatoeba Sentence #4509013 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We're all waiting.


Ang bawat tao'y naghintay.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214368 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Everyone waited.


Umupo si Tom at naghintay.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214095 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom sat down and waited.


Naghintay ako nang matagal.
Tatoeba Sentence #1405369 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I was waiting for a long time.


Iniwan niya akong naghihintay.
Tatoeba Sentence #2808534 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He kept me waiting.


Gusto ni Tom na maghintay kami.
Tatoeba Sentence #3598268 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom wants us to wait.


Naghintay ako ng sampung minuto.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214920 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I waited for ten minutes.


Maghintay ka hanggang ako'y bumalik.
Tatoeba Sentence #2761910 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Wait until I get back.


Naghintay ako sa labas para sa kanya.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361260 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I waited outside for her.


Maaari kang maghintay sa kwartong ito.
Tatoeba Sentence #2420453 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
You can wait in this room.


Maghintay tayo hanggang tumila ang ulan.
Tatoeba Sentence #1766274 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Let's wait until it stops raining.


Maghintay hanggang maging berde ang ilaw.
Tatoeba Sentence #3266626 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Wait until the light changes to green.


Maghihintay ako rito hanggang bumalik siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #2147309 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I'll wait here till he comes back.


Naghihintay siyang may interesanteng magaganap.
Tatoeba Sentence #2919011 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
He hopes that something interesting happens.


Naghihintay ako ng magandang balita mula sa kanila.
Tatoeba Sentence #2946629 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
I've been expecting good news from them.


Kung sakali mang mahuli ako, hindi mo kailangang maghintay sa akin.
Tatoeba Sentence #2772602 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
In case I am late, you don't have to wait for me.


Sabihin mo, pupunta ba ang Inay sa istasyon ng tren para maghintay kay Itay?
Tatoeba Sentence #2788109 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tell me, is Mom going to go to the station to wait for Dad?


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Alternate spelling(s):
mag-antay, nag-antay, nag-aantay, mag-aantay, maghantay, naghantay, naghahantay, maghahantay
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.


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How to pronounce maghintay:

MAGHINTAY AUDIO CLIP:
Play audio #19078
Markup Code:
[rec:19078]
Related Filipino Words:
hintáyhintayíntekapaghíhintáypinakahíhintáymakapaghintáypakí hintáyhintayankáhihintáypaghintayán
Related English Words:
waitwaitedwaitingwaitsawaitawaitsawaitingawaited
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